10 tips for better business travel

Date:
March 31st, 2010

The seeds of recovery may be blowing in the wind but business travellers are still under pressure to save both time and money. Here are our 10 top tips for more cost-effective business travel. Shop around online.…

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Private jets in space

Date:
March 31st, 2010

Saw this news story this morning. The new frontier for private jet travel! Private spaceliner takes off for inaugural test flight Slung beneath a jet-driven twin-fuselage mothership, Virgin Galactic’s six-passenger rocket plane took off for…

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Easter getaways – beat the strike chaos

Date:
March 24th, 2010

With Easter holidays on the horizon, those of us planning to travel by plane are thinking about the potential for industrial action, the expensive flights, not to mention the long security queues and crowded departure…

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Private jet breaks speed record

Date:
March 24th, 2010

Swiss pilot Riccardo Mortara has set a new speed record for flying around the world on a Sabreliner 65 private jet, flying over 20,000 nautical miles in 58 hours. This new record defeated Steve Fosset’s previous 2006 record…

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Beckhams make use of private jet

Date:
March 18th, 2010

With this week’s newspapers dominated by David Beckham’s Achilles injury, it was interesting to see how the Beckhams used a private jet as part of their itinerary. This demonstrates a couple of ways in which customers…

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Mustang versus Phenom – the fight begins!

Date:
March 16th, 2010

As the business aviation sector recovers from recession, the battle of the Very Light Jets is about to begin. Cessna’s Mustang has been parading itself well for the past 12 months but with the Embraer Phenom…

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FBOs and the local community

Date:
March 9th, 2010

A recent flight out of Biggin Hill with my private jet charter pilot hat on got me thinking. The FBO – the VIP terminal/handling agent at the airport – is as much part of the private jet…

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