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Airport Travel in 2021: What You Need to Know

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, air travel in the U.S. has decreased significantly. Although more and more individuals are traveling, the industry is far from being close to its pre-coronavirus state. Despite this, the mass distribution of vaccines throughout the United States means that travel will begin to slowly pick up throughout 2021. […]

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At Luxivair SBD, A Childhood Dream Takes Flight

When she was a young girl, Nelly Cortez watched flights from a nearby airport passing over her family’s backyard in El Monte and wondered what it would feel like to be inside one. “Some day,” she told herself, “I’m going to learn how to fly an airplane.” Though childhood dreams often take the backseat to […]

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Why More and More International Passengers are Choosing Luxivair SBD

Over the last five years, the number of aircraft clearing immigration and customs at Luxivair SBD and SBD International Airport has risen by 21% on average every year. This steady and prolonged increase in international travel contributes to the strong and sustained overall growth SBD International Airport has achieved across all categories of aviation traffic. […]

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What’s the Difference Between a First Class Flight and Private Jet Charter?

If you fly a lot, whether for business or personal reasons, you know the pros and cons of air travel already. For longer distances, air travel is drastically faster than other methods. And it can be a huge bonus not to have to be actively engaged like when you’re driving. Having the travel time free […]

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5 Reasons Why There’s Never Been a Better Time to Fly by Private Jet

As the country reopens and more flights take to the skies, private aviation terminals like Luxivair SBD are seeing a surge of inquiries from a brand-new segment of passengers: people like you and me who’ve never flown on a private jet before. Why all the sudden interest? There’s never been a better time to fly […]

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Never Flown By Private Jet? It Might Be Time to Reconsider

Flying Private Is More Affordable Than Ever—and Offers Uncrowded Travel Experience Private aviation is seeing a surge of interest from a new segment of would-be passengers: those seeking to minimize the health risks of air travel during the COVID-19 era. As the country reopens and more flights take to the skies, private aviation terminals like […]

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5 Traits That Make Our Customer Service Representatives Great

Whenever and wherever you fly, everything should be perfect and seamless. That is how we make it at Luxivair SBD, California’s premier FBO. The way our customer service representatives handle every aspect of your visit will make you look back on your arrival with complete confidence and pleasure. Luxivair SBD believes that pilots and passengers […]

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Three Ways Luxivair SBD Is Green

As Southern California’s premier FBO, Luxivair SBD takes its responsibility to the environment, to its customers, and to the surrounding community very seriously. Though the FBO isn’t 100% green yet, it has made great strides towards being green while maintaining the five-star reputation it’s known for. Hydrogen Cars The newest additions to Luxivair SBD’s fleet […]

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For Luxivair SBD Manager, Breast Cancer Awareness Month Is Personal

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, Luxivair SBD’s manager Wendy Bechtel shares the story of her own journey in support of the many people still fighting this disease. A 10-year “breast cancer warrior,” Bechtel feels that several of the characteristics essential to her survival are the same traits that keep the FBO […]

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Los Angeles 99s recreate Women’s Aviation History at Luxivair SBD

SBD International Airport’s history as the Former Norton Air Force Base is well known, but did you know that the Airport was a part of a historic event in aviation history, specifically women’s aviation history? In 1929, in the early days of flight, twenty brave women, 18 from the United States and 2 international competitors, […]

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