Noisy Jets: An end is in sight

Date:
February 22nd, 2013

With new noise restrictions being introduced at popular private jet airports around the world, is there finally an end in sight for noisy jets? Farnborough airport – an essential private jet hub to London, have…

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Top 10 Apps for Millionaires

Date:
February 19th, 2013

We were delighted that our PrivateFly iPad app was recently placed at no.6 in a rundown of the ‘Top 10 Apps for Millionaires’*. We were certainly in good company. Here’s the top ten. Some of them may…

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How Private Jets Refuel

Date:
February 14th, 2013

Just as the cost of filling up your car is considerably different from pump to pump, so fuel prices vary for private jets. While short term fuel price fluctuations do not get passed onto the…

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Google Invests in Bizav

Date:
February 11th, 2013

Interesting news over the weekend that Google’s aviation arm has plans to invest in California’s Mineta San Jose International Airport, building a new FBO facility there to handle flights for its own fleet of private…

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It’s All About Brazil

Date:
February 7th, 2013

There was a distinctively Brazilian flavour in the air at PrivateFly yesterday. Firstly, we saw a nice piece of coverage of the results of our annual Airport Approaches Poll in Brazil’s highest circulation newspaper, Folha.…

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Madrid’s Torrejon Airport closed to private aviation traffic

Date:
January 31st, 2013

Flight Operations Update – Algy Trotter As of today – 1st February, Madrid Torrejon, long-time the preferred airport for private jets, is closing its doors to all commercial and general aviation traffic. All private aircraft…

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Love Is In The Air: Our Most Romantic Flights

Date:
January 24th, 2013

When it comes to impressive gestures, being whisked away for a private flight takes some beating. With Valentine’s Day approaching, PrivateFly looks back at some of the most romantic flights we’ve arranged by private jet…

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How To Book A Private Jet In 90 Seconds

Date:
January 23rd, 2013

I sold our family house, in 2006 to fund the launch of PrivateFly because I identified a gap in the private jet market. The private jet customer did not understand how much they really should…

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Hawker Beechcraft loses industry confidence

Date:
January 17th, 2013

In December 2012 we got together with BlueSky Business Aviation News to ask the private aviation industry what it expected to see in the coming year. There were some fascinating results and an overall sense…

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Africa’s aviation market hots up in 2013

Date:
January 8th, 2013

Africa is gearing up to be an important region for private aviation in 2013.  We are seeing an increase in demand for flights in the region and African destinations are getting hotter on our online…

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