Predictions for business aviation in 2017

Date:
December 7th, 2016

2016 has certainly been an action-packed year here at PrivateFly. From opening our first office in the USA; to being named the UK’s 4th fastest-growing SME for overseas sales; it was a year when we…

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Will the supersonic Boom take flight in 2017?

Date:
December 6th, 2016

2017 may be the year that a new era of high speed passenger flight takes a supersonic leap forward. As earlier this month Boom Supersonic announced its prototype will take to the skies at some point late…

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Courchevel now accessible for private charter flights

Date:
December 4th, 2016

Private aviation can save a great deal of time for ski travel – allowing skiers to reach resort areas faster than airlines. You can save up to 10 hours of skiing time on a return…

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Rescue puppies join the Private Pet Set

Date:
November 29th, 2016

At PrivateFly, a growing number of our customers are choosing to fly with us to travel comfortably with their pets – around 4% of our flights have a pet on board. And as animal lovers ourselves, we…

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Air Passenger Duty on private jet flights

Date:
November 22nd, 2016

UK chancellor Phillip Hammond is facing calls from backbench MPs and the transport industry to abolish Air Passenger Duty (APD) in his Autumn statement. The tax, which applies to departures from UK airports, is the…

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Love New Year’s Eve? How to see in 2017 twice over

Date:
November 16th, 2016

New Year’s Eve parties can go all too fast. Before you know it, it’s all over and you’re waking up to the start of another year. But what if you could delay the post-party blues,…

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Instant private jet prices at your fingertips

Date:
November 15th, 2016

When we meet someone new to private aviation, their first question is almost always the same: “So how much does it cost to fly by private jet?” The ‘from’ and ‘to’ might vary, but it’s clear that there’s…

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The Global 7000 takes flight

Date:
November 14th, 2016

We were excited to see the latest addition to the impressive Bombardier Global family take its maiden flight last week, in Toronto. The Global 7000 follows in the footsteps of the Canadian manufacturer’s pioneering long range Global Express,…

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747-200B Air Force One vs 757-200 Trump Force One

Date:
November 11th, 2016

When Donald Trump takes office on January 20, 2017, he will be required to give up his own private jet Trump Force One for Air Force One. We compare the two aircraft.

Which private jet is right for me?

Date:
November 8th, 2016

When it comes to private jets, travellers are spoilt for choice. There are hundreds of models of different private aircraft on the charter market, in a multitude of sizes to accommodate different flights, and styles. So you…

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