My predictions for 2015

Date:
December 19th, 2014

As 2014 draws to close, it’s time to reflect on an eventful year in business aviation – and here at PrivateFly. And to think ahead to what 2015 may bring. We’ve certainly had a busy…

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Best luxury ski weekends this season

Date:
December 18th, 2014

Each season, we see the latest trends emerging in the luxury ski market, with private jet flights especially popular for groups, families and time-starved skiers looking to maximise a weekend away. Working with our partners…

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The PrivateFly team go flying – at Bodyflight Bedford

Date:
December 16th, 2014

While private aviation is our specialism, at PrivateFly we love flying of all kinds. Several of us in the team are qualified pilots, others have aerospace degrees – and the rest are all more than…

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When is the best day to book a flight?

Date:
December 15th, 2014

A recent report looked at which day is best to get the best deals on airline flights. It’s not a new question, but this latest study by ARC (Airline Reporting Corporation) and Expedia looked deeper…

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PrivateFly by numbers

Date:
December 12th, 2014

Here’s a look back at just some of the numbers that made 2014 such an exciting year at PrivateFly: accredited aircraft in the PrivateFly network, based globally. % of our flights are booked via the…

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A Who’s Who of private jet manufacturers

Date:
December 11th, 2014

In the early days of business aviation, the manufacturer names were synonymous with the aircraft itself. People would talk about ‘a Learjet’ or ‘a Cessna’ and this would conjure up an idea of a specific…

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What is a private jet empty leg?

Date:
December 9th, 2014

You may have heard the term ‘empty leg’ used to describe a discounted private jet flight. Empty legs – also known as empty sectors – can represent excellent value for money but do come with…

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New Regulations For Disabled Airline Passengers

Date:
December 5th, 2014

This week, a new regulation in Europe came into effect by the Civil Aviation Authority, regarding airports and airlines helping disabled passengers, aiming to improve and enhance their flying experience. This includes help when travelling…

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Live And Let Fly: Our favourite private jet moments from Bond films

Date:
December 4th, 2014

At PrivateFly we love a good Bond film. Speed, gadgets, technology, travel…it’s everything we like. So we were more than a little excited to hear details about the latest film in the franchise, Spectre, due…

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Flying the world’s most popular private jet

Date:
December 3rd, 2014

Take one jet, and add three pilot viewpoints. The jet in question is Cessna’s Citation Excel (XL), the best-selling private jet in the world. Taking it’s first flight over 18 years ago in 1996, the…

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