Closest Airports to Conception Earth Quake Disaster Zone

Date:
February 27th, 2010

In the immediate aftermath of natural disasters, the private jet community can play an important role in getting the first aid workers into the area. With yesterday’s tragic news of the earthquake in Chile, here…

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Recognition for small businesses

Date:
February 25th, 2010

PrivateFly.com has been named as one of the Smarta 100 – a list of the 100 top small businesses in the UK. The judges, including Dragon’s Den’s Deborah Meaden were looking for businesses that demonstrated…

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BA & Lufthansa strikes: The opportunity and challenge for private jet charter

Date:
February 24th, 2010

Strikes by commercial airline crew are in the news again. Lufthansa’s pilots called off their strike after one day, but this still resulted in major disruption (900 flights grounded on Monday and it will take several days for normal operations to…

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PrivateFly wins Best Business award

Date:
February 17th, 2010

Received a great boost to the team this week – PrivateFly.com has won a Best Business award for ‘Best Innovation’.  The Best Business awards are one of the UK’s highest profile business awards and attract a large…

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Overweight Passengers Choose Private Jet Option

Date:
February 15th, 2010

One would have thought that the scheduled airlines industry have exhausted the options of how to extract every extra cent of revenue from their customers. From online booking to onboard scratch cards there is a…

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Signs of recovery?

Date:
February 9th, 2010

I’ve been reading about some encouraging signs of recovery in the industry in the last few days. Vistajet who are the second-largest private aviation company globally have announced a 20% growth in revenues in 2009…

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New iPhone app means business

Date:
February 3rd, 2010

Stop press. Very excited here – we have just launched our new iPhone app which the team have been working on for some time. So it’s great to see it finally in action. It’s amazing what…

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