New York Debut of All-New Bombardier Challenger 605 and Learjet 60 XR --NEW YORK, NY, July 18, 2007 -- Departures magazine and the Bombardier Flexjet fractional jet ownership program are presenting "Runway to Runway," an opportunity for Departures readers who are Platinum Card® members from American Express, to tour the all-new Challenger 605 and the Learjet 60 XR, making their East Coast debut. The event will be held Saturday, Aug. 4 from 3-6 PM at Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton Beach, NY. Attendees will also have the opportunity to experience a stylish “runway” of luxury brands, ranging from one of the world’s most elite high-performance sports cars to home furnishings and jewelry – and indulge in summer cuisine with festive entertainment.
Ed Ventimiglia, vice president and publisher of Departures said, "We're thrilled to offer our advertising and marketing partners exclusive access to connect with Departures' sophisticated and affluent readers at this introduction of all-new Bombardier business jets in the Flexjet fractional fleet. Our first-ever 'Runway to Runway' event will also feature a fashion show and other stylish activities that speak to luxury, authenticity, design and elegance -- characteristics that are at the core of Departures."
Supporting participants of "Runway to Runway" include: Acqua Panna, Aston Martin, Brooks Brothers, Canadian Tourism Commission, Chopin Vodka, Ghurka, Hastens, Luxury Portfolio Fine Property Collection, Scandia Down, 10 Cane Rum, Terrazas De Los Andes Wines, Ultimate Resort, Vacheron Constantin and Van Cleef & Arpels. About Departures: Departures, the leading authority on luxury lifestyle, is published by the American Express Publishing Corporation for American Express Platinum Card® and Centurion® members. Departures is published seven times per year and has 12 international editions. --
MEDIA ADVISORY-- DEPARTURES MAGAZINE AND BOMBARDIER FLEXJET PRESENT "RUNWAY TO RUNWAY"
WHO: Departures magazines, the luxury lifestyle magazine for American Express Platinum Card® and Centurion® members, and Bombardier Flexjet
WHAT: "Runway to Runway" -- an opportunity to tour the Hamptons debut of the all-new Bombardier Challenger 605 and Learjet 60 XR in the exclusive Flexjet fractional fleet. Experience the prestige of a high-performance sports car; view a stylish runway of luxury brands; and, indulge in summer cuisine and festive entertainment.
WHEN: Saturday, August 4 from 3-6 PM
WHERE: Francis S. Gabreski Airport, WestHampton Beach, NY
Event Production: The Red Carpet Events (www.theredcarpetevents.com)
Staging & Design: The Event Group (www.theeventgroup.com)
Catering: Corio, Adam & Marion Jacobs (www.corionyc.com)
Florial Design: Francois-Pijuan (www.francois-pijuan.com)
Music: DJ G Brown (www.myspace.com/djgbrown)
Live Performance: Matt Dusk (www.mattdusk.com)