Over the Madding Crowds

With commercial service getting more expensive and time-consuming, maybe it's time to start navigating the options for private air travel

You're fed up with higher fares, declining service, and long security lines. Why not fly private? The business has been on a steady climb in recent years, and the latest round of restrictions on carry-on items and stepped-up security for commercial flights should provide even more lift. As real estate investor and King Air 200 owner Andrew Segal says, when flying private "you don't have to take your shoes off until you get on the plane." And of course, you take aboard all the lotions and potions you like.

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