Top 10 Celebrity Pilots

Date:
June 4th, 2013

Great to hear that Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden’s front-man, is launching his new aviation business, Cardiff Aviation. The company will be focused on providing technical aviation services, but also arranges private aircraft charter from Cardiff…

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Business Or Leisure?

Date:
May 30th, 2013

While business travel is still the biggest driver for private jets, the leisure client is an increasingly important target for the private aviation industry. At this time of year, we see a greater proportion of…

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Is Beechcraft flying again for savvy UK entrepreneurs?

Date:
May 29th, 2013

Good news for Aircraft manufacturer Beechcraft this week, who have just released sales figures suggesting that UK demand for their private aircraft is on the rise. The UK received 232 deliveries of Beechcraft aircraft during…

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Busiest Weekend Got Busier

Date:
May 28th, 2013

Last weekend was always going to be one of Europe’s busiest for private jets in a long time – and it certainly proved to be an action-packed few days at PrivateFly. A number of events,…

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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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EBACE 2013 Day 2: Stars & Stripes

Date:
May 22nd, 2013

Day 2 at EBACE (European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition) and I couldn’t resist a photo in front of this rather unique Global Express. The tail says “Stand out from the herd”… This Global Express…

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EBACE 2013 Day 1: Pilatus PC-24

Date:
May 22nd, 2013

The biggest news from Day 1 at EBACE in Geneva was the launch of the new Pilatus PC-24 aircraft. Previously manufacturing the single engine turbo prop PC-12, this is a massive jump forward for Swiss…

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Faster & Cheaper private flights at London City Airport

Date:
May 21st, 2013

London City Airport recently announced the refurbishment of London City Airport’s Jet Centre, and to compliment their 60 second departure promise they’re also offering half price landing fees in June 2013. PrivateFly’s web team visited…

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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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