3 one-day trips, by private aviation

Date:
February 10th, 2016

Overnight stays on short trips are often required due to airline schedules and airport waiting times. But the bespoke scheduling and fast turnaround of private aviation allows business travellers to make the most of a full…

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A Who’s Who of private jet manufacturers

Date:
February 9th, 2016

In the early days of business aviation, the manufacturer’s names were synonymous with the aircraft itself. People would (and sometimes still do) talk about ‘a Learjet’ or ‘a Cessna’ and this would conjure up a…

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Our Six Nations team of private jets

Date:
February 8th, 2016

The annual RBS Six Nations rugby competition has now kicked off. And with fans of all of the competing teams represented here at PrivateFly, we’re eagerly following and awaiting each clash, up until the final fixtures on 19th March. Of course,…

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Romantic flights for Valentine’s Day

Date:
February 8th, 2016

When it comes to impressive gestures for Valentine’s Day, being whisked away for a private jet or helicopter flight takes some beating. With February 14th fast approaching, here’s a (misty-eyed) look back at some romantic private flights…

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When is a ‘private jet’ really a private jet?

Date:
February 5th, 2016

Two recent stories that caught our eye at PrivateFly are both about passengers who turned up for their airline flight, only to find themselves the only person on board. Flying from Wuhan to Guangzhou on China…

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Tesla with wings? Electric jet closer to take-off

Date:
February 5th, 2016

From electric cars to electric planes…the founder of Tesla Motors, Elon Musk is now setting his sights firmly in the clouds with his latest thoughts for an electric-powered aircraft. Elon Musk is also the CEO…

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London reigns as Europe’s private jet capital

Date:
February 2nd, 2016

Our recent infographic showed that London was the busiest European city for private jet travel in 2015. Market conditions were still challenging, but London was Europe’s private jet success story last year. With its top…

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5 ski flights this week (& their prices)

Date:
January 27th, 2016

At this time of year, lots of our leisure flights are for clients visiting ski destinations. We’re now in peak season for private ski flights and our Flight Team are busy arranging flights to airports close to…

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The Antipode hypersonic private jet – New York to London in 11 minutes

Date:
January 25th, 2016

The race towards a new supersonic jet took a leap forward late last year with a major order for the Aerion AS2 taking place NBAA (see Supersonic jet charter flies another step closer). But a…

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Europe's Top 20 private jet airports 2015

Date:
January 20th, 2016

If you’re travelling by private jet in Europe, you have 3,000 airport options – versus around 300 used by airlines. Private jet airports range from large international hubs (private jet users use FBOs or private…

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