The Power Of The PA

Date:
March 19th, 2013

Often in our business it’s not the actual private jet passenger that we communicate with for the majority of the time. The personal assistant or executive assistant (let’s call them a PA for ease, although…

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Heavy snow in France – Travel disruption

Date:
March 12th, 2013

Heavy snow in Northern France is causing significant travel disruption in and out of Paris today. Scheduled airlines have cancelled up to 25% of flights from Paris Charles De Gaulle and Paris Orly airports. Eurostar…

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The Top 10 Property Hotspots Driving Private Jet Recovery

Date:
March 7th, 2013

On 12th – 15th March 2013, key players in the global property market gathered in Cannes for MIPIM, the world’s biggest conference for the real estate industry. Some delegates took a private jet to get there. But the real…

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Air Passenger Duty (APD) on private jet flights

Date:
March 5th, 2013

From 1 April 2013, Air Passenger Duty (APD) will be applied to passengers of private jets and other smaller aircraft with an authorised take off weight of 5.7 tonnes or more, taking off from a…

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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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