Will Bitcoin take off for private jet flights?

Date:
September 17th, 2014

Recently I’ve been asked more and more about PrivateFly’s decision to accept payment for flights in Bitcoin. The cryptocurrency has been a big talking point for months of course (and much of that has been…

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Private jet charter during the Air France pilot strike

Date:
September 15th, 2014

A week-long strike begins today by pilots from Air France. The dispute is over the airline’s plans to move some of its crew and operations to its low cost subsidiary, Transavia, without offering the same…

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An eventful day at London Luton airport

Date:
September 9th, 2014

Yesterday I spent the morning at London Luton Airport with a TV news crew. They were filming a segment for a forthcoming report, and PrivateFly is being used a business case study. It will be…

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Private Jets head for Monaco Yacht Show 2014

Date:
September 5th, 2014

Cannes and Nice are always popular private jet airports, especially during Europe’s summer months. But they continue to attract private jet travellers during September, with many heading for the Monaco Yacht Show which takes place…

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Embraer’s ‘game changer’ Legacy 500 is ready for take off

Date:
September 4th, 2014

Embraer’s much-anticipated Legacy 500 is now ready to enter service, having received its type certification from the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency last month. This is expected to be closely followed by FAA and European certification…

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10 rules of private jet-iquette

Date:
September 3rd, 2014

With knee defenders causing tempers to boil over on airline flights, onboard etiquette is a matter of much debate at the moment. The seat pitch onboard a private jet definitely means your knees escape unscathed,…

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The Top Five Most Delayed Flights In Europe

Date:
September 2nd, 2014

One of the most frustrating things that come with travel – whether by air, land, or sea – is running into delays. Avoiding delays, and quickly getting to your travel destination in the least amount…

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To recline or not to recline?

Date:
September 1st, 2014

Last week, two passengers were kicked off a United Airlines flight for an argument over reclining of seats. In this case, one of the passengers was using ‘Knee Defenders’ – a device that clips onto…

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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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