Would you charter a pilotless aircraft?

Date:
May 15th, 2013

Last month a Jetstream aircraft became the first “unmanned air vehicle” (UAV) to fly within UK airspace. With the USA military now training more ground based pilots than airborne flight crew, PrivateFly is asking our…

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F1 Car versus Gulfstream G550 Jet

Date:
May 14th, 2013

Monaco Grand Prix is one of the busiest weekends for private jet flights down to the South of France. This year is predicted to be even busier for private flights to Nice and Cannes airports…

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Tex Visits SkyPets at London Biggin Hill

Date:
May 7th, 2013

Another recent outing for Tex, PrivateFly’s resident Labradoodle, was to experience the SkyPets facility at London Biggin Hill airport. SkyPets is the airport’s dedicated facility for handling private jet flights with domestic pets. Pet owners…

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Increase in private aviation slots proposed for RAF Northolt

Date:
May 1st, 2013

The MoD has just announced a public consultation to increase slots at RAF Northolt for private aviation. RAF Northolt is the South East of England’s most under-utilised runway. With the military usage dramatically reduced the MoD have…

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London City Airport announces a refurbishment of its Jet Centre

Date:
April 26th, 2013

London City Airport has announced a refurbishment of its Jet Centre, which is getting a makeover. The central aim of the project is to streamline the passenger journey through the jet centre, as well as…

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Top 5 New Openings in Ibiza for Summer 2013

Date:
April 23rd, 2013

Ibiza is now hotting up as one of the most popular private jet destinations on PrivateFly’s search engine. During the Summer, Ibiza attracts a blend of the music and fashion crowd, and both corporate and…

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Carlyle Group invests in Addison Lee

Date:
April 19th, 2013

Great news today for our partner Addison Lee. Private Equity firm Carlyle Group has invested £300 million in the business and become a majority shareholder. The investment will mean considerable business expansion opportunities for Addison…

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Cannes Film Festival Infographic

Date:
April 18th, 2013

One of the busiest weeks for private jet flights down to the South of France is always Cannes Film Festival (this year 15-26 May 2013). We’ve been busy booking jets for the Film Festival since…

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Citation Ten Rolled Out

Date:
April 16th, 2013

Cessna Aircraft Company has rolled out its brand new Citation X at the production facility in Wichita, Kansas, now rebranded the Citation Ten and featuring several significant upgrades. The new flagship Citation aircraft is fitted…

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Interviewing the High-Flyers: Patrick Jephson

Date:
April 15th, 2013

I’m delighted to announce the launch of our new podcast series – Interviewing the High-Flyers. I couldn’t have asked for a more fascinating first podcast interviewee – Patrick Jephson. Patrick started his career in the…

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