Airport Snow Closures & Flight Delays – Travel by Private Jet

Date:
December 20th, 2010

It’s been a busy weekend at PrivateFly, we’ve been hard at work making sure our members have avoided any snow travel difficulties by travelling by private jet. Despite the closures of major airports across the…

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Travel highs and lows 2010

Date:
December 15th, 2010

As a private jet pilot, as well as CEO of PrivateFly.com, travel is a big part of my life. As the year comes to an end, I like to reflect on the highs and lows of…

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Greek Air Traffic Control Strike

Date:
December 14th, 2010

Air traffic control staff across Greece will begin striking at 22.00 tonight (GMT) as part of a general strike over the Greek government’s economic policies. As a result, Athens, Thessaloniki and other smaller airports will be…

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History of the NATO phonetic alphabet

Date:
December 8th, 2010

The first internationally recognized alphabet was adopted by the ITU in 1927. The experience gained with that alphabet resulted in several changes being made in 1932 by the ITU. The resulting alphabet was adopted by…

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Guest Blogger: A Flying Doctor

Date:
December 7th, 2010

This week’s PrivateFly guest blog comes from Sara Ferguson – a flying doctor based in Dunedoo in Australia. To become a PrivateFly guest blogger send your blog to blog@privatefly.com “How did you learn how not…

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Spanish Air Traffic Control Strike – Update

Date:
December 4th, 2010

The unofficial walk out by Spanish air traffic controller is over. A PrivateFly flight in Palma De Majorca has been given clearance to start engines and take off at 18:00hrs local time (17:00hrs UTC). The…

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