Choosing a private jet – speed versus price

Date:
April 16th, 2014

Every private jet flight is bespoke. Whether it’s about accessing a hard-to-reach location, travelling with family and/or pets, or arranging several meetings in one multi-leg itinerary – at PrivateFly, our job is to make every…

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First Time On Private Jet: Two Women Experience First Flight Ever

Date:
April 14th, 2014

People always say they remember their first ever time on a private jet. So it was great to read about a double first for two ladies in their seventies. It was also their first ever…

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Business aviation: A caricature study

Date:
April 10th, 2014

In the business aviation industry, some would say that we are all (more than) a little obsessed with aircraft. But behind every Mustang, Citation XLS+,  G650, BBJ and the rest, there is a whole team…

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Interview with an air paramedic: Matt Archard

Date:
April 7th, 2014

Air medical evacuation is an area of private aviation charter that is set apart from private business or leisure flights. Otherwise known as medevac (or sometimes medivac) flights, this is the sector of our industry…

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First BBJ MAX 8 Ordered For Boeing

Date:
April 4th, 2014

It was announced today that Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) have had their first sale of its highly-anticipated BBJ MAX 8 executive airliner. The BBJ is a converted Boeing 737 airliner and is one of the…

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Private jets join the search for missing malaysian airlines mh370

Date:
April 2nd, 2014

Peter Jackson’s Gulfstream 650 is now being used in the search effort to to find the missing Malaysian Boeing 777 aircraft. The Lord of the Rings film director has donated the use of his aircraft…

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The flying car and the Sky Whale: Two visions of aviation’s future

Date:
March 27th, 2014

Innovation and aviation are two subjects very close to my heart. Aviation has a relatively short history – just over 100 years since the Wright Brothers first took flight in 1903. In that time, a…

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10 facts about the PrivateFly app

Date:
March 25th, 2014

When we launched the PrivateFly first generation mobile app in early 2010, it was the first of its kind: The only app to give instant private jet prices and global aircraft charter. I remember having…

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Gulfstream test G650 to its limits

Date:
March 21st, 2014

Manufacturer Gulfstream has pushed its much-heralded G650 long range jet to its limits this month, with two city pair record-breaking flights, designed to demonstrate its range and speed. Firstly on March 1, the G650 flew…

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APD on private jet flights – we need a level playing field

Date:
March 19th, 2014

In today’s budget, George Osbourne announced that he is overhauling Air Passenger Duty (APD), admitting that the current system is ‘crazy and unjust’. All long-haul flights are now subject to the same level of tax.…

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