Smaller airports mean big benefits

Date:
August 28th, 2014

Airports come in all shapes and sizes. From the world’s biggest international airport, Dubai International Airport (which overtook London Heathrow earlier this year). To tiny airports, such as Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport on the Caribbean island…

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My ice bucket challenge

Date:
August 21st, 2014

Many thanks to our friends at the aircraft operator Globe Air, who nominated me and the team for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. In the unlikely event that this has passed you by, this is…

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Flying around Volcanic Ash Clouds

Date:
August 20th, 2014

The ash cloud crisis in April 2010 caused aviation gridlock for six days, and Iceland have this week raised the alert about another new possible eruption. Activity from the Bardarbunga volcano has intensified, causing the…

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What can I eat and drink on a private jet?

Date:
August 13th, 2014

It’s a question I’m often asked, especially by those new to private aviation: What will I be given to eat and drink on a private jet? The answer? Just about anything you like. Private jet…

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Empty legs in the summer season

Date:
August 8th, 2014

At this time of year, we see a peak in interest for empty leg flights within Europe – and there are more empty legs available. The private jet market in Europe is very seasonal, so there’s…

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Budapest or Bucharest? 5 similar-sounding flight destinations

Date:
August 5th, 2014

As a pilot and someone who runs a travel company I am very rarely lost. It’s part of my job to have a keen sense of direction (not to mention technology to help). So I…

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Private Jet Used To Evacuate Ebola Patients

Date:
August 4th, 2014

This past week, two American aid workers who have been stricken with Ebola while in Africa are being evacuated back to the United States for treatment by private jet. Due to the highly infectious nature…

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Private Jets meet their Superyacht match

Date:
July 31st, 2014

Take 5 private jets and meet their superyacht counterparts, for the smoothest journey from sky to sea.  Private jets and superyachts are closely aligned. Both represent the optimal way to travel, whether it’s by air…

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With driverless cars to hit the UK streets in January, are the pilot’s days numbered?

Date:
July 31st, 2014

Vince Cable, the UK business secretary, has announced that driverless cars will be allowed on UK roads from the beginning of 2015. The pressure will now increase on airlines to look at doing the same…

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All eyes on Scotland

Date:
July 28th, 2014

Being born and raised just outside Glasgow, I always have Scotland on my mind (though sadly I don’t get to travel there as much as I would like these days, now that I live south…

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