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May 01, 2013, 10:42 ET
XOJET senior vice president and chief marketing officer Shari Jones.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

XOJET Expands Leadership Team -- Adds Former Levi's® Senior Executive

XOJET, Inc., a leader in private aviation, today announced the appointment of Shari Jones as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer,...

Mar 27, 2013, 10:40 ET
XOJET CEO Brad Stewart.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

Born on the 4th of July: Q&A with Brad Stewart, XOJET's New CEO

Aviation was a theme in Brad Stewart's life even before he was born: His parents met on a charter jet flight—he was a professional hockey...

Mar 05, 2013, 18:56 ET
Eric Shiner, Warhol Museum Director & Curator of "American Focus" at the 2013 Armory Show.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

Q&A with Eric Shiner, Warhol Museum Director & Curator of "American Focus" at the 2013 Armory Show

As curator of the "American Focus" section at The Armory Show this month, Eric Shiner has been handed the nearly impossible task of capturing...

Feb 28, 2013, 10:40 ET
Noah Horowitz, Executive Director, The Armory Show.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

Q&A with Noah Horowitz, Executive Director, The Armory Show

As executive director of The Armory Show, one of the most important art events in New York, Noah Horowitz has a daunting challenge before him:...

Feb 26, 2013, 16:28 ET
George Whitesides, President and CEO, Virgin Galactic.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

Q&A with George Whitesides, CEO and President of Virgin Galactic

All things considered, it's not surprising that George Whitesides is president and CEO of Virgin Galactic. Earlier in his career, he served as...

Jan 08, 2013, 14:16 ET
Matthew Wilson, Founder of Soutirage Wine Merchants.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

Q&A with Matthew Wilson, Founder of Soutirage Wine Merchants

If you didn't know about the wine merchant Soutirage, it would be easy to make the mistake of asking Founder Matt Wilson to share his list of the...

Dec 07, 2012, 14:01 ET
Eric Shiner, Director, The Andy Warhol Museum.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

Q&A with Eric Shiner, Director, The Andy Warhol Museum

After graduating in 1994 from the University of Pittsburgh with a double major in art history and Japanese, Eric Shiner began a one-year...

Nov 28, 2012, 17:00 ET
Todd Okerstrom, Director of Personal Shopping, Bergdorf Goodman.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

Q&A with Todd Okerstrom, Director Of Personal Shopping, Bergdorf Goodman

Todd Okerstrom has been on the front lines of luxury retail for 30 years, 25 of which he spent with the Neiman Marcus Group and the past eight...

Nov 20, 2012, 16:33 ET
R. Adam Smith, CEO and Chairman of V&M (Vintage and Modern).  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

Q&A with R. Adam Smith, CEO and Chairman of V&M (Vintage and Modern)

With his 20 years of experience in investment banking and private investing—he had tenures at Lehman Brothers, Caxton-Iseman Capital and...

Nov 19, 2012, 18:50 ET
Necker Island, Sir Richard Branson's exclusive Virgin Island retreat and site of the 2012 Necker Cup.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

Necker Cup Offers Tennis Lovers a Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

For some, the ideal tennis destination is the red clay of Roland Garros; for others, it's the green grass of Wimbledon or a late summer's night...

Oct 23, 2012, 23:54 ET
Wallpaper* magazine Editor-in-Chief Tony Chambers.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

The XOJET 10: Tony Chambers, Editor-in-Chief of Wallpaper Magazine

Most people love receiving the red carpet treatment everywhere they go. Not Tony Chambers, the Editor-in-Chief of luxury...

Oct 16, 2012, 22:54 ET
Captain Bryan Alexander in front of an XOJET Citation X.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

The Best Office in the World: Q & A with Bryan Alexander, Citation X Captain

When we talk to our pilots, they often tell us they have "the best office in the world." Hence the name for of this blog post series. Today's...

Oct 09, 2012, 19:13 ET
XOJET senior vice president of sales and national accounts Gregg Slow.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

Former NetJets Executive Joins XOJET Leadership Team

XOJET, Inc., the leader in private aviation, today announced the appointment of Gregg Slow as senior vice president of sales and national accounts...

Oct 08, 2012, 17:21 ET
An XOJET Challenger 300 was the site of artist Steve Roden's soundscape @ the VIP Preview of Art Platform-Los Angeles.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

XOJET Hosts Unique "Soundscape" at Art Platform-Los Angeles

Early on the morning of September 27, one of our beautiful XOJET Challenger 300 private jets arrived at the Barker Hangar in Santa...

Sep 18, 2012, 06:57 ET
Dermot McCormack, executive vice president of digital media, MTV Networks Music & Logo Group.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

The XOJET 10: Dermot McCormack: MTV Digital Guru

The XOJET 10: Dermot McCormack: MTV Digital Guru Although music is his business, Dermot McCormack has made a career out of innovation. After...

Aug 16, 2012, 06:00 ET
From Basics to Balance Sheets: New Book Explains Aircraft Finance.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

From Basics to Balance Sheets: New Book Explains Aircraft Finance

XOJET Advisory Council member Reza Taleghani has a deep understanding of the operational aspects of the aviation industry and how to explain...

Aug 09, 2012, 15:53 ET
Cosmetic executive Roxann Paulson shares her best travel tips and favorite luxury spots in a new XOJET 10.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

The XOJET 10: Roxann Paulson, Cosmetics Executive

In her role as a cosmetics executive for numerous global companies—Avon, Estee Lauder, and most recently, Amsterdam-based Philips...

Jul 27, 2012, 21:27 ET
TouchInvest.com founder Kylie Wright-Ford talks with the XOJET Blog about her global travels and how they provide inspiration for her business.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

The XOJET 10: Kylie Wright-Ford, Founder, TouchInvest.com

Considering that Kylie Wright-Ford holds a MBA and studied at Oxford (where she helped launch Clickstream Technologies, later sold...

Jul 17, 2012, 09:00 ET
Edda Gudmundsdottir, Stylist.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

The XOJET 10: Edda Gudmundsdottir, Stylist

New York-based stylist Edda Gudmundsdottir's travels have since taken her to every corner of the globe, from her homeland of Iceland to...

Jun 28, 2012, 09:00 ET
River taxis on the Thames River.  (PRNewsFoto/XOJET)

A Five-Star Concierge's Top 6 Tips for Visiting the London 2012 Olympics

A few weeks ago, the XOJET Blog posted tips for booking private jet travel to the London 2012 Olympics. We chatted with Alan Noone, head concierge...