What's Better Than A Private Plane? A Semiprivate Plane

Rich Santulli's Executive Jet is booming by selling fractional interests and service

Richard T. Santulli has more private jets at his disposal than anyone in the world--100, at last count--yet he travels as seldom as possible. It's not that he doesn't like to fly. He just isn't comfortable wandering far from his corner office at Executive Jet Aviation Inc. (EJA) in Montvale, N.J. The company's success has made Santulli, a mathematics professor turned entrepreneur, a wealthy and very busy man. "I guarantee you I get more urgent calls on Sunday night than any doctor in America," says Santulli, chief executive officer and majority owner of EJA.

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