Interviewing the High-Flyers: Gautam Lewis

Date:
May 21st, 2013

In the second of our “Interviewing the High-Flyers” podcast series, I was delighted to catch-up with Gautam Lewis. Gautam discusses his childhood and his music industry career, managing bands including Oasis and The Libertines. He…

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Bowled Over At EBACE

Date:
May 21st, 2013

It’s not often that I’m pictured with a bowling ball in hand. But this morning I found myself making a detour to Geneva’s Meyrin bowling centre, after arriving at Geneva airport for EBACE (European Business…

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PrivateFly’s Alex Hovers Over London By Helicopter

Date:
May 20th, 2013

At a recent visit to Biggin Hill Airport, the PrivateFly team were lucky enough to win a helicopter tour over London with AV8 Helicopters. As the tour coincided with the weekend before Europe’s main private…

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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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Would you charter a pilotless aircraft?

Date:
May 15th, 2013

Last month a Jetstream aircraft became the first “unmanned air vehicle” (UAV) to fly within UK airspace. With the USA military now training more ground based pilots than airborne flight crew, PrivateFly is asking our…

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F1 Car versus Gulfstream G550 Jet

Date:
May 14th, 2013

Monaco Grand Prix is one of the busiest weekends for private jet flights down to the South of France. This year is predicted to be even busier for private flights to Nice and Cannes airports…

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Tex Visits SkyPets at London Biggin Hill

Date:
May 7th, 2013

Another recent outing for Tex, PrivateFly’s resident Labradoodle, was to experience the SkyPets facility at London Biggin Hill airport. SkyPets is the airport’s dedicated facility for handling private jet flights with domestic pets. Pet owners…

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Increase in private aviation slots proposed for RAF Northolt

Date:
May 1st, 2013

The MoD has just announced a public consultation to increase slots at RAF Northolt for private aviation. RAF Northolt is the South East of England’s most under-utilised runway. With the military usage dramatically reduced the MoD have…

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London City Airport announces a refurbishment of its Jet Centre

Date:
April 26th, 2013

London City Airport has announced a refurbishment of its Jet Centre, which is getting a makeover. The central aim of the project is to streamline the passenger journey through the jet centre, as well as…

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Top 5 New Openings in Ibiza for Summer 2013

Date:
April 23rd, 2013

Ibiza is now hotting up as one of the most popular private jet destinations on PrivateFly’s search engine. During the Summer, Ibiza attracts a blend of the music and fashion crowd, and both corporate and…

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