Learning To Fly: The Citation XLS+

Date:
July 26th, 2013

Pilots are frequently asked about how many different types of aircraft they can fly. Normally private jet pilots only fly one or two different aircraft. This month I have been learning to fly the XLS+…

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The Bespoke Approach: Going The Extra (Nautical) Mile For Our Customers

Date:
July 26th, 2013

More than almost any other industry I can think of, private jet travel is absolutely centred around customer service. It’s a bespoke approach to aviation, designed around the needs of the end user. The captain…

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Portable private jet hotel

Date:
July 26th, 2013

Much as they enjoy the experience onboard, most private jet customers like to be on the move quite swiftly once the aircraft has landed. Spending as little time as possible at the airport is one…

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London Stansted Airport – Flight Disruption Due To Thunderstorms

Date:
July 23rd, 2013

Stansted airport in London was closed earlier today, due to thunderstorms and extreme weather conditions. Following the hottest day of the year so far in the UK, storms have hit the South East overnight causing…

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The Royal Baby – a natural born aviator?

Date:
July 22nd, 2013

Earlier this week all eyes were on London as the British Royal Family welcomed a new arrival – Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge. PrivateFly predicts Prince George is likely to fly over 20 million…

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Heathrow 3rd Runway Would Be A Sticking Plaster For London

Date:
July 18th, 2013

BAA, the owners of Heathrow, presented their case for a third runway at Heathrow yesterday to the Davies Commission. It said a new runway could be in place by 2029, allowing 260,000 more flights. Most…

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Is being a pilot one of ‘The world’s best travel jobs’?

Date:
July 16th, 2013

The Telegraph Travel desk recently came up with a list of the world’s best travel jobs. Coming in at number three was ‘Pilot’, flying into Barra’s beach runway as one of the world’s most spectacular…

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Heathrow Flights Delayed

Date:
July 12th, 2013

Runways at Heathrow Airport in London were closed today, after a fire on a Dreamliner aircraft. Delays to scheduled flights are expected to continue after the 90 minute closure at Heathrow. Other London Airports will…

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Abu Qatada Extradition Flight by Private Jet – at cost of £51,126

Date:
July 7th, 2013

At 02:46hrs on Sunday 7th July an Embraer Legacy private jet departed RAF Northolt. This was no ordinary private jet charter. On-board was radical cleric and terror suspect Abu Qatada, being deported from the UK…

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The Phenomenally Successful Phenom 300

Date:
July 2nd, 2013

Just over a decade ago, Brazilian company Embraer entered the private jet market with phenomenal success. Since then, the company has made equally significant inroads as a designer and manufacturer of business jets. The Phenom 300 light…

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