The taxi that thinks it’s a private jet

Date:
March 13th, 2014

Interesting to see pictures of this unusual London taxi. It may look like an ordinary black Mercedes Viano from the outside, but inside it’s being described as ‘the taxi that thinks its a private jet’.…

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Can you fly a private jet in the fog

Date:
March 13th, 2014

This morning’s fog has caused cancellations and delays to scheduled airlines from London Heathrow and London City Airport (which on a non-foggy day has one of the world’s most stunning airport approaches). Private jets are…

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Business aviation 10 years from now

Date:
March 12th, 2014

Today I’m in Brussels for the EBAA (European Business Aviation Association) 37th AGM. I’ll be on the panel for a debate session entitled Business Aviation 10 Years from now: What are our expectations? Forward-thinking in…

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Switching on to technology in business jet charter

Date:
March 11th, 2014

Great to see this article in the latest edition of industry magazine Corporate Jet Investor: ‘Booking a private jet: Aircraft charter 2.0‘. Editor Alasdair Whyte comments that “Online charter booking platforms have suddenly become a…

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Virgin Galactic, bitcoin and the Winklevoss twins

Date:
March 6th, 2014

Virgin Galactic has secured high-profile bitcoin clients in the shape of the twin tech entrepreneurs, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss. The Winklevoss brothers are high profile supporters of the digital currency and have a number of…

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More ladders than snakes: PrivateFly customer reviews

Date:
February 28th, 2014

Launching a company as an entrepreneur is a roller coaster of emotions over time. Growing PrivateFly from an early stage business venture into a global private jet brand has felt like a game of Snakes…

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Happy to be called a troublemaker

Date:
February 27th, 2014

We were thrilled to find out earlier this week that PrivateFly is included in the Everline Future 50 for 2014. This is a rundown of Britain’s most innovative companies, who are using disruptive approaches to…

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Location, Location, Location: PrivateFly’s global footprint

Date:
February 25th, 2014

Since PrivateFly launched in 2008, we’ve been organising private jet charter for clients based globally. Our head office is based in the UK, in the city of St Albans, Hertfordshire. This works well for us,…

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The Citation Latitude takes flight

Date:
February 25th, 2014

As I’m a pilot on its smaller sister, the Citation XLS+, I was eagerly awaiting the first test flight of Cessna’s new midsize jet – the Citation Latitude. This took place on February 18 in…

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Flying without windows: The Supersonic Spike S-512

Date:
February 20th, 2014

Lots of media interest this week for the Spike Aerospace S-512 supersonic private jet project. Specifically its new window concept. That’s to say, it doesn’t have any. If the idea of a windowless aircraft makes…

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