EU to standardise airline pilots’ working hours across Europe

Date:
September 30th, 2013

Updated 14th October 2013 Last week the EU’s plan for standardising pilots’ working hours across Europe was passed. This follows an earlier rejection of the proposals by the Commission’s Transport Committee and has seen a…

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Hotting up for the Caribbean Season

Date:
September 27th, 2013

Although many of the Caribbean islands have warm year-round weather, the most popular time to visit is from December to April, offering a sunny escape from cold European winters. So we are now starting to…

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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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Supermodels: The Davids & Goliaths of Private Jets

Date:
September 26th, 2013

Private jets come in all sizes and it’s currently the extremes of the size spectrum that are seeing the most growth in Europe. Here Mehdi and Olga are modelling the Citation Mustang and the Bombardier…

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Branding A Private Jet

Date:
September 24th, 2013

In recent years, it’s become increasingly popular to use the outside of all types of vehicles for advertising. A brand identity can be displayed to large numbers of potential customers while the vehicle is on…

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United Airlines Passengers Offered Free Flights

Date:
September 16th, 2013

Scheduled carrier United Airlines was unknowingly offering air passengers free flights last week. Flights priced at $0.00 were loaded accidentally on to its flight systems and were then made available to customers on its website.…

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September means business

Date:
September 9th, 2013

There’s a distinctively autumnal feel in the air. Here at PrivateFly HQ the weather is certainly telling us that. But September, and the end of the summer, also signifies a seasonal shift in European private…

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My date with the Dreamliner

Date:
August 30th, 2013

My ex-military contacts so often prove invaluable. Many of my old RAF friends and colleagues are in roles across the aviation industry and I’m lucky enough to enjoy some great experiences and opportunities through these…

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Tex the co-pilot?

Date:
August 30th, 2013

In a shameless bid to bag another private jet trip, PrivateFly’s resident Labradoodle Tex got kitted out in his pilot’s hat this morning. He’s clearly raring to fly again – and certainly isn’t one to…

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Day in the life of a private jet pilot

Date:
August 21st, 2013

As well as being CEO of PrivateFly, I also fly the Citation XLS. The role of the private jet pilot is often glamorised, but it is much more than just flying the plane. Here’s 24…

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