Algy TrotterAlgy heads up PrivateFly's 24-hour, multilingual Operations Team.

Algy's aviation knowledge and passion for the business jet industry originated from visiting Paris Le Bourget and Farnborough Air Shows. He has also represented the aviation industry at a political level working for the British Business and General Aviation Association before joining PrivateFly.

His favourite aircraft is Embraer's increasingly popular Phenom 100.

Stansted: London’s most misunderstood airport?

Date:
January 16th, 2014

If you ask a private jet customer to name the two closest airports to Central London, they would normally correctly name London City Airport & RAF Northolt. The next London private jet airports most often…

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Demand for Sochi heats up

Date:
January 9th, 2014

Since the turn of the year we have seen a noticeable increase in demand for private flights to Sochi Airport for the 2014 Winter Olympics. See example prices. Many private jet flights are booked at…

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Private jet travel during storms

Date:
December 23rd, 2013

Airports across the UK and northern Europe are braced for scheduled flight delays, disruption and cancellations due to severe weather over the festive period. Private flights can be affected by high winds, heavy rain and…

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Etihad’s expansion fuelled by $67 billion order

Date:
November 26th, 2013

Last week was a big milestone for Etihad’s expansion plans. The airline announced that they have ordered a massive US $67 billion of aircraft and engines at the Dubai Airshow. PrivateFly’s Head of Operations, Algy Trotter, assesses…

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How is a private jet charter cost calculated?

Date:
September 26th, 2013

When you hire a private jet, you pay a charter price. This is the cost for hiring that specific aircraft, for an agreed itinerary. But how is that price calculated? Here Algy Trotter, Head of…

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London Stansted Airport – Flight Disruption Due To Thunderstorms

Date:
July 23rd, 2013

Stansted airport in London was closed earlier today, due to thunderstorms and extreme weather conditions. Following the hottest day of the year so far in the UK, storms have hit the South East overnight causing…

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Heathrow Flights Delayed

Date:
July 12th, 2013

Runways at Heathrow Airport in London were closed today, after a fire on a Dreamliner aircraft. Delays to scheduled flights are expected to continue after the 90 minute closure at Heathrow. Other London Airports will…

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The Phenomenally Successful Phenom 300

Date:
July 2nd, 2013

Just over a decade ago, Brazilian company Embraer entered the private jet market with phenomenal success. Since then, the company has made equally significant inroads as a designer and manufacturer of business jets. The Phenom 300 light…

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Heathrow closes runways as busiest private jet weekend takes-off

Date:
May 24th, 2013

This morning both runways at Heathrow Airport, London were closed due to an emergency landing by a British Airways plane. Today marks the start of one of the busiest weekends for private jet charter in…

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Nextant versus JetEdge – Re-engineered Private Jets

Date:
May 16th, 2013

With the recession continuing to impact new aircraft sales, there is a growing trend for re-engineered private jets. PrivateFly profiles two contenders in revamped private jet sector: the Nextant 400XT and JetEdge’s range of remodelled Citation…

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