The role of a private jet flight attendant

Date:
May 14th, 2015

The role of the flight attendant is very important in private aviation, particularly on larger aircraft and longer flights. They are highly-trained to provide this essential customer service role, making sure every detail is taken…

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Which 10 airports offer the world’s best runway views?

Date:
May 12th, 2015

Every year PrivateFly runs a poll to find the world’s most stunning airport landings. This is something we have been asking travel fans for five years now, and it never fails to excite us and…

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How animals inspire aircraft design

Date:
May 8th, 2015

Last week NASA unveiled its new ACT (Adaptive Compliant Trailing Edge) wing design. This is an innovative and highly-flexible aircraft wing, inspired by the movement of the wings of birds. But it’s not just futuristic…

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Private jet traffic jams at major sporting events

Date:
May 7th, 2015

While Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao geared up for the much-anticipated ‘Fight of the Century’ last Saturday, another type of game day preparation was taking place at Las Vegas McCarran Airport. The boxing match,…

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Five flights we flew this week

Date:
May 7th, 2015

No flight is ever the same – even if the route might be. Private aviation is the ultimate in bespoke travel, so we design the details to fit around the customer. That’s one of the…

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10 facts & 5 years: All about the PrivateFly app

Date:
May 1st, 2015

When we launched the PrivateFly first generation mobile app in 2010, it was the first of its kind: The only app to give instant private jet prices and global aircraft charter. I remember having several…

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We get up close & personal with the Legacy 600

Date:
April 30th, 2015

Some of the team enjoyed a visit to London Stansted Airport earlier this week, to film at the Inflite Jet Centre FBO. And the star of our film? The stunning Embraer Legacy 600. We were…

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Should I land at Nice or Cannes?

Date:
April 30th, 2015

In the summer months, the Cote D’Azur is the most popular destination in Europe for private jets (see our Top 5 private jet destinations for Summer 2015). A combination of high profile VIP events, such…

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How does the new M2 measure up against the Mustang & Phenom 100?

Date:
April 24th, 2015

Cessna’ new Citation M2 is now available for charter in Europe, but will it be competitive against similar Very Light Jets? We take a look.

The private jet market in Asia

Date:
April 24th, 2015

The current trends in the Asian market – from favourite jets, growth-hurdles to latest fleet numbers.