NBAA Charity Gala Brings In the Bucks

The business aviation community came together last night in support of the Corporate Angel Network (CAN), the industry charity that arranges for cancer patients to fly to treatment in empty seats on business aircraft. At this year’s NBAA-CAN Soiree in Orlando, attendees participated in both a silent and live auction. JetOptions is a member of…

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Corporate Angel Network Flies 42,000th Cancer Patient

White Plains, NY — Corporate Angel Network, the organization that arranges free flights to treatment for cancer patients in the empty seats of corporate aircraft, has transported its 42,000th patient.  The first patient was flown in 1981. The flight carried one year old cancer patient Alexander Hopper home to the Denver area after he received…

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CAN Celebrates Three Decades of Service

  Last Thursday morning a Gulfstream V took off from Westchester County Airport, New York, and in so doing marked the 30th anniversary of the Corporate Angel Network (CAN), the business aviation charity that uses empty seats on business aircraft to fly cancer patients to treatment. On Dec. 22, 1981, the organization made its first flight, carrying…

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Corporate Angel Network Reaches 40,000th Cancer Patient Flight

White Plains, NY— May 7, 2012 — Ronda Carter flew on Corporate Angel Network’s 40,000th flight from her home in rural North Carolina to meet with a breast cancer specialist in New York. When asked about today’s flight, she said:  “Cancer can make a person feel singled out in a negative way.  Being the 40,000th…

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Corporate Angel Network Has Record Year for Flights

Corporate Angel Network arranged corporate flights to specialized treatment for a record 3,021 cancer patients last year, a 9-percent increase over the previous high of 2,778 and 21 percent more than in 2009. “This record demonstrates the interest major corporations have in supporting cancer patients through CAN, even during challenging times when flights were being…

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Corporate Angel Network Flies Record Patients in 2010

Corporate Angel Network (CAN) arranged corporate flights to specialized treatment for 3,021 cancer patients in 2010, a 9-percent increase over the previous record of 2,778 and a 21-percent increase over 2009 patient flights. In September, CAN celebrated another milestone when it transported its 35,000th cancer patient, 16-month-old William Relyea, and his mother from Westchester County…

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JetOptions joins Corporate Angel Network

Corporate Angel Network arranged corporate flights to specialized treatment for a record 3,021 cancer patients last year, a 9-percent increase over the previous high of 2,778 and 21 percent above patient flights conducted in 2009. “This record demonstrates the interest major corporations have in supporting cancer patients through CAN, even during challenging times when flights…

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