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A Learjet 75 in Wichita (Photo: Ian McMurtry)

The Lapse of the Learjet in Today’s Saturated Business Jet Market

With the latest waves of business jets hitting the market over the last few years such as the Cessna Citation Latitude and Longitude, Dassault Falcon 7x and Bombardier Global 7000, there is one aircraft, however, that will not see a new model in the market, the Learjet. Learjet was once one of the first to offer a business jet product and, for a long time, was a staple for small business aircraft. However, the brand has slowly seen a decline…

Trip Report: JetSmarter Private Club to the Nation’s Capital

Making the best use of 'Summer Fridays' at work, I made the decision to take last Friday off and hop on a flight using a service that many have never heard of: JetSmarter. Background on JetSmarter JetSmarter is a subscription-based private jet club. They have several charter shuttle operations across…

Building the Backbone: Wichita

Welcome to the Building the Backbone series. In this short series, AirlineGeeks staff writers will go in depth in the history of cities that have helped create the backbone for aircraft building and have become icons for their advancements in aviation. The series will be brought to you by people who…