Events driving Europe’s peak weekend for private flights

Date:
May 1st, 2014

Over the next few weeks, Europe will see the start of its summer seasonal uplift in private jet and helicopter flights, and its busiest weekend of the year. While of course there is demand every…

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Brazil’s airports hot up for FIFA World Cup

Date:
May 1st, 2014

With the FIFA World Cup 2014 almost upon us, demand is noticeably increasing for private jet travel to Brazil – both internationally and for internal transfers between the 12 venues, which are situated all over…

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Gulfstream G650 now available to charter in Europe

Date:
April 22nd, 2014

Gulfstream’s G650 is still the aircraft that’s attracting the spotlight in our industry. Since it was launched last year, the G6 (as it’s known for short) has generated a huge amount of attention. It’s not…

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Choosing a private jet – speed versus price

Date:
April 16th, 2014

Every private jet flight is bespoke. Whether it’s about accessing a hard-to-reach location, travelling with family and/or pets, or arranging several meetings in one multi-leg itinerary – at PrivateFly, our job is to make every…

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First Time On Private Jet: Two Women Experience First Flight Ever

Date:
April 14th, 2014

People always say they remember their first ever time on a private jet. So it was great to read about a double first for two ladies in their seventies. It was also their first ever…

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Business aviation: A caricature study

Date:
April 10th, 2014

In the business aviation industry, some would say that we are all (more than) a little obsessed with aircraft. But behind every Mustang, Citation XLS+,  G650, BBJ and the rest, there is a whole team…

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Interview with an air paramedic: Matt Archard

Date:
April 7th, 2014

Air medical evacuation is an area of private aviation charter that is set apart from private business or leisure flights. Otherwise known as medevac (or sometimes medivac) flights, this is the sector of our industry…

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First BBJ MAX 8 Ordered For Boeing

Date:
April 4th, 2014

It was announced today that Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) have had their first sale of its highly-anticipated BBJ MAX 8 executive airliner. The BBJ is a converted Boeing 737 airliner and is one of the…

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Private jets join the search for missing malaysian airlines mh370

Date:
April 2nd, 2014

Peter Jackson’s Gulfstream 650 is now being used in the search effort to to find the missing Malaysian Boeing 777 aircraft. The Lord of the Rings film director has donated the use of his aircraft…

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The flying car and the Sky Whale: Two visions of aviation’s future

Date:
March 27th, 2014

Innovation and aviation are two subjects very close to my heart. Aviation has a relatively short history – just over 100 years since the Wright Brothers first took flight in 1903. In that time, a…

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