Bombardier Skyjet Selected by Abercrombie & Kent Destination Clubs

A&K Jets - Powered by Bombardier Skyjet - Provides Premier Private Jet Services to Club Members.

Bombardier Skyjet, the premier service for private business jet travel, has been selected by Abercrombie & Kent Destination Clubs to provide private jet service to its Club Members via A&K Jets.

"We are delighted to be the preferred provider of private aviation services for A&K Destination Clubs, the innovator of the destination club concept and industry leader," said Alexandre Monnier, Bombardier Skyjet managing director. "Club Members are accustomed to nothing but the best and A&K Jets powered by Skyjet provides a luxurious private jet experience that complements their travel to exclusive destinations around the world."

Bombardier Skyjet, which pioneered the mega-broker segment of the business aviation industry in 1997, offers on-demand charter jet services as well as the Skyjet Card, Learjet Card and Challenger Card for frequent private jet travelers. As the selected provider of private jet travel services to A&K Destination Club Members, Bombardier Skyjet offers special benefits, including a dedicated flight desk to take care of Members' private jet travel needs anywhere in the world. In addition, the combined purchase power of Club Members enables them to take advantage of Skyjet Card benefits and pricing without individually committing to typical minimums.

"Our relationship with Bombardier Skyjet assures Club Members with a superior travel experience through Skyjet's quality network of fully audited, carefully selected operators and the flexibility to travel on a wide range of superb private aircraft," said Rob McGrath, CEO of A&K Destination Clubs. "We are pleased to partner with a company that is part of the prestigious Bombardier organization, a global leader in aviation and the foremost name in private business jets around the world."

About Abercrombie & Kent Destinations
Headquartered in Westport, Conn., Abercrombie & Kent Destinations ( operates four divisions, including Abercrombie & Kent Destination Clubs, A&K Jets, A&K Concierge Villas North America and A&K Towne Clubs. As the leader in providing effortless leisure, social and professional lifestyle management services, the company satisfies the needs of affluent, active individuals for whom travel is an essential part of their lifestyle.
As the innovator of the Destination Club industry, Abercrombie & Kent Destination Clubs is in its seventh year of operations. It is the only company to offer 365-days-a-year unlimited access to multimillion-dollar residences in 35 destinations, a 100-percent refundable membership deposit and worldwide access to Abercrombie & Kent journeys, cruises and safaris. The Clubs' Proprietary Capacity Model, providing the industry's lowest Member to home ratio, virtually assures Members can travel whenever and wherever they choose.

About Bombardier Skyjet
Founded in 1997 and acquired by Bombardier Aerospace in 2000, Bombardier Skyjet offers the Skyjet Card for frequent private jet travelers. The Skyjet Card offers customers a choice of 25, 50 or 100 flight hours in a preferred size of aircraft, and guaranteed availability with a 12-hour advanced reservation. By charging a simple hourly rate for each hour flown, the Skyjet Card eliminates the deadhead costs associated with one-way jet travel and takes the confusion out of charter jet pricing. Bombardier Skyjet is the only jet card provider offering the option of earning credit toward whole or fractional aircraft ownership. In addition, the Learjet Card and the Challenger Jet Card offer customers the opportunity to specify the Bombardier Learjet 31/31A, Learjet 60 or Challenger 604 as their aircraft of choice. Skyjet also offers on-demand charter business jets through its quality network of operators. For more information or to book a trip, customers can call 1-888-2-SKYJET or visit

About Bombardier
A world-leading manufacturer of innovative transportation solutions, from regional aircraft and business jets to rail transportation equipment, Bombardier Inc. is a global corporation headquartered in Canada. Its revenues for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2005, were $15.8 billion US and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). News and information are available at

Bombardier, Skyjet, Skyjet Card, Learjet, Learjet Card, Challenger and Challenger Jet Card are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

For information
George-Ann Rosenberg
Bombardier Skyjet

Andrea Roebker
Abercrombie & Kent Destination Clubs
630-954-2944, ext. 450