5 unusual flights (& prices) this week

Date:
November 8th, 2016

Some of our flights are a relatively straightforward case of transporting business or leisure passengers from A to B as quickly and seamlessly as possible (an average of 4 passengers to be precise, according to our…

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King Air Reborn: We step inside the new Nextant G90XT

Date:
November 7th, 2016

Last week at industry conference NBAA-BACE in Orlando, the leading remanufacturer Nextant Aerospace flew in their new G90XT for the static display. Our team was there to enjoy a close-up look at this exciting ‘new’…

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Aviation milestones: The Long and Short of It

Date:
November 2nd, 2016

At PrivateFly, we love looking at the extremities of flying, whether that’s landing at some of the world’s most stunning airports, or looking at the highs and lows of private jets. So we really enjoyed…

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The private jet that puts the ‘air’ in Airbnb

Date:
November 1st, 2016

Many private jets have beds onboard and even small jets designed for shorter journeys have reclining seats, with space to lie back and relax. But for AvGeeks who live and breathe aircraft, the occasional opportunity to sleep during…

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NBAA 2016: The Cessna Longitude just got longer

Date:
November 1st, 2016

I and some of our US team are in Orlando this week for NBAA’s 2016 Business Aviation Exhibition & Convention (NBAA-BACE). And one of the items on our to do list is a good look…

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Gulfstream to stop production of the G450

Date:
October 31st, 2016

After three decades of service, the Gulfstream G4 family is about to take its final (production) breath, with the announcement last week that no more G450s will be produced after 2018. Manufacturer Gulfstream has decided to…

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Meet the PrivateFly team at NBAA

Date:
October 25th, 2016

NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition is always the global private jet industry’s most high profile annual event. And with PrivateFly growing so rapidly in the US, it’s a particularly important one for us this year. This year’s event is taking…

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Two new Learjet 75s at Biggin Hill

Date:
October 24th, 2016

Last week some of our team were pleased to be invited to London Biggin Hill Airport, for the unveiling of operator Zenith Aviation’s two new Learjet 75s. It was great to see this impressive pair of brand…

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The Falcon 8X reaches its first customer

Date:
October 18th, 2016

We’ve been eagerly watching its progress through design, first flight, certification and a world tour, and now the Dassault Falcon 8X is finally becoming a reality, having made its initial delivery to a buyer. The birth…

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FAA safety advice – Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Date:
October 17th, 2016

Following a number of incidents of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 catching fire, the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has warned aircraft passengers not to turn these devices on when flying, and some private charter operators are…

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