Cessna Citation Excel

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Cessna Citation Excel

The Cessna Citation Excel is a popular midsize private jet part of the Citation family. Cessna saw a market for a jet with the Citation X’s features but serves the more traditional market, which manufacturers then developed into the first Excel.

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The Citation Excel was a combination of both technology and design from other models in the Citation family. They took the wide, stand up cabin from the Citation X, then used the supercritical airfoil to reduce drag from the Citation Ultra, then added the same tail as the Citation V. The Excel consists of all the best parts of all the other aircraft in the family, and has the roomiest cabin of any aircraft in its class, seating a max of 9 passengers. What makes the Excel so popular is that it has all the specs of a mid-size jet, but can travel at a light jet cost. The aircraft also only needs a runway of 3,590ft to take off, which is the shortest take-off distance of any other mid-size jet. The  Pratt & Whitney dual engines make it out-perform all over aircraft in its class with exceptional speed, low drag, and a very quiet cabin. Overall, the Citation Excel is an aircraft that can be used for any mission, out of any airport, using any runway. It is another great private jet option in the Cessna Citation Family.

Popular routes with UberJets members using the Citation Excel include: Northeast to and from Florida, Los Angeles to and from Aspen, Los Angeles to and from Jackson Hole. *Due to the range of the Citation Excel, cross country trips require a fuel stop.

 

Specifications:

 

Length: 52 ft

Span: 56 ft

Height: 17 ft

Cruise Speed: 433 kts

Range: 1,858 nautical miles

Seats: 8

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Private Jet Travel: Why It’s Greener Than You Think

 

Private jet travel always had a stigma attached to it when it comes to the environment and global warming. Some people believe that private jets cause unnecessary damage to the planet, however, private jet travel is less harmful than what the public believes. Private jets are not the problem, even though it’s popular to blame them.

 

The private jet industry has been very conscious about going greener. Many companies are converting to more sustainable fuel alternatives and carbon offset programs. In fact, according to NBAA, The whole industry had a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions since 2005. People also overlook and down-play the environmental effect of mass tourism and large commercial flights. For example, a six-hour round trip on a commercial airliner emits 149 tonnes of CO2. Comparably, the same rough trip flight on a Citation X emits 12.5 tonnes of CO2. The commercial airliner has over ten times the amount of carbon emission than the private jet. Also, private jet travel is more efficient, meaning less wait time ground and delays, cutting on the ground emissions tremendously. 

 

The general public’s bashing of private jet travel is more fun than factual. Studies have shown that private jets do not have as much of a harmful effect on the environment as people believe. The entire industry is very mindful of their carbon footprint and is always searching for “greener” alternatives. The commercial airline industry should be scrutinized as well since commercial aircraft emit over ten times the amount of carbon emissions than a private jet. Unfortunately, people care more about headlines and drama than facts.

NCAA National Football Championship

NCAA National Football Championship

NCAA National Football Championship: Charter a private jet to one of the NCAA Bowl games this season. Not sure if your team is in it yet? No problem, UberJets will get you the best possible solution to your flight no matter peak times or last-minute reservations. We fly into over 5,000 accessible airports. And with over 5,000 aircraft available. So if a regular-season game is more your speed, we will get you there.

 

Fly with UberJets to the game

Fly into Louis Armstrong International Airport or the quieter Lakefront Airport. And let UberJets’ complimentary car service whisk you away to the Mercedes Benz Superdome. For the NCAA National Championship game. Also, you can fly into Glendale Municipal Airport. And take a 30-minute ride over to State Farm Stadium for the Fiesta Bowl on December 28th.

 

Private Jet Travel on Thanksgiving

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Private Jet Travel on Thanksgiving

Private Jet Travel on Thanksgiving: The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is known as the busiest air travel day of the year. Therefore airports are filled with stressed-out families trying to make their flights. Take the stress out of flying this thanksgiving by flying private. 

Flying private will make sure you avoid busy airports, long lines, and security checkpoints. So families will never be stressed, knowing their private jet is personally waiting for them. Also, there are more airport options, which means you may get a flight destination closer to your home. The holidays are about spending time with loved ones, so don’t waste precious family time in airports.  

UberJets Complimentary Catering

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UberJets Complimentary Catering

UberJets knows how to take care of our members. In addition to our complimentary car service, UberJets offers complimentary catering services for booked flights. We take the headaches out of flying. So all you have to do is kick your feet up, relax, and enjoy the skies.Our catering options range from a simple fruit plate to sandwiches or an all-out dinner. Not in the mood for a meal? How about a dessert and wine pairing option to get you where you’re going in style. We at UberJets make sure our clients are taken care of and have a dedicated flight-service representative to take the hassle out of private flying.

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Belmont Stakes with UberJets

Belmont Stakes Private Jet Charter with UberJets

Charter a private flight to NY for the final leg of the Triple Crown…

The heavy favorite Belmont Stakes 2018 is just days away from becoming the 13th winner of horse racing’s Triple Crown. The race itself takes place June 9th at the Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. The field will compete for the winner’s share of the $1.5 million purse, but Justify will be running for much more. It is a 1.5 miles (2.4 km) horse race, open to three-year-old Thoroughbreds.

Take a private jet to Belmont Stakes this year!

Two major airports are located within 10 miles of Belmont Park, JFK (John F Kennedy) and LGA (LaGuardia Airport). Some private jets avoid using public airports for landing due to heavy congestion and landing feeds. Some people prefer to use smaller private airports for convenience. Some of the smaller airports are spread out NYC. Farmingdale Republic Airport (FRG) is just 20 miles east of Elmont and a short drive along Southern State Parkway. Teterboro Airport (TEB) is also a popular choice for private jets and it is one of the busiest aviation hubs for private jets. Car service and helicopter transfers are quick and easy from any airport. UberJets can also offer complimentary car service upon request.

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Traveling From and To Los Angeles with UberJets

 

Los Angeles, the home of celebrities, movie stars and red carpet events, a hub for business and a world-class tourist destination. This city certainly ranks as one of the top destinations for private jet travel in the United States. Los Angeles is serviced by over a dozen private airports spread throughout the city, just to accommodate its large population of JetSetters and UberJets

 

 

 

Van Nuys Airport

If traveling private, Van Nuys Airport is the city’s most popular airport for private charter flights, located just West of Los Angeles. In fact, it’s one of the busiest noncommercial airports in the world. Aside from its large numbers of private flights, the “ UberJets” passenger experience is exclusive and doesn’t skimp on luxury. The two Signature facilities offer plush lounges with gourmet catering, nap rooms, showers and more.

Bob Hope Airport or Hollywood Burbank Airport

Bob Hope Airport is just 12 miles away from Downtown Los Angeles, it is also is referred to as United Airport sometimes. This airport is a perfect choice for for “UberJets” members who visit or are from Pasadena, Glendale, and Hollywood looking to avoid traffic. Bob Hope Airport has 2 private jet terminals with fully equipped conference rooms, luxury lounges, shows and some hot cookies.

 

Santa Monica Municipal Airport

Santa Monica Municipal Airport services the most elite neighborhoods of Los Angeles, and is great for UberJets travelers who are visiting or staying in Malibu, Beverly Hills and Downtown Los Angeles. One of the hangars at Santa Monica Airports houses the World Cruiser (first plane to fly around the world). All “UberJets” private flights would be serviced out of Atlantic Aviation, which is open 24/7 and offers many services such as baggage services and conference rooms.

Los Angeles International Airport

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the city’s first municipal airport. Now LAS is the 4th busiest airport in the world. Luckily for “UberJets” passengers, the airport also offers 2 perfectly well-equipped private jet terminals that are removed from all the public airport hassle. This airport is a convenient stop to connect with long haul commercial flights. The Aviation facility is equipped with concierges, a public notary, showers and a fully serviced business center.