Top 5 trends from the world’s biggest jet event

Date:
October 22nd, 2014

This week, I attended the NBAA in Orlando, Florida. As a gathering of the private jet industry, it doesn’t get any bigger. It’s the world’s largest and most important business aviation event, bringing together over…

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Tech brings charter nose-to-nose with fractional, says FT

Date:
October 21st, 2014

Great to see the Financial Times piece today Online technology challenges fractional model. The article, by Michael Dempsey, looks at how the traditional advantages of fractional ownership are being overturned by charter, now that online…

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From RAF pilot to financial adviser: Interview with Jonny Shingles

Date:
October 20th, 2014

Jonny Shingles has had a varied travel, aviation and business career, from RAF fighter pilot to Sales Director of Jet Republic – one of the most ambitious private jet start ups. He then became Managing…

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Gulfstream’s ‘faster & further’ G650ER receives FAA certification

Date:
October 14th, 2014

It’s been a busy news week for Gulfstream. Today the manufacturer unveiled plans for its new generation G500 and G600 twinjet aircraft (more to come on that story), hot on the heels of last week’s…

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Exeter airport ready to welcome more corporate jets

Date:
October 14th, 2014

Devon’s Exeter Airport has recently undertaken a refurbishment of its Jet Centre, with a view to welcoming a growing number of corporate aviation users into the region. The airport serves the Devon area, a region…

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Flying Pride of Britain’s Ted McCaffery to Disneyland Paris

Date:
October 7th, 2014

Much as we enjoy flying all types of clients, last night’s VIP takes some beating. We were very proud to fly 7-year old Ted McCaffery, from Warrington, to Disneyland Paris as part of his LIDL…

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Flying the Big Jets – Ask the Pilot

Date:
October 2nd, 2014

Long range jets are seen as the supermodels of the private jet world. Flying the fastest and the furthest, long range jets cater for both larger groups and long-haul distances. Long range jets are some…

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The ‘Rolls Royce of the skies’ Global 7000

Date:
October 2nd, 2014

With Ultra Long Range jets the strongest industry growth sector, there was much excitement this summer as manufacturer Bombardier unveiled the first prototype of their new Global 7000. The plans have been on paper for…

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Summer 2014: Who were Europe’s bizav winners & losers?

Date:
September 30th, 2014

The summer months in Europe see business aviation reach its busiest period of demand, with the peak usually seen in July. This is very different to the US market which sees a much more even…

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Airbus join the race for first supersonic private jet

Date:
September 25th, 2014

Great news this week that Airbus has joined forces with the Aerion Corporation – one of the front runners in the race to launch the world’s first supersonic private jet with the Aerion AS2. Their…

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