With driverless cars to hit the UK streets in January, are the pilot’s days numbered?

Date:
July 31st, 2014

Vince Cable, the UK business secretary, has announced that driverless cars will be allowed on UK roads from the beginning of 2015. The pressure will now increase on airlines to look at doing the same…

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All eyes on Scotland

Date:
July 28th, 2014

Being born and raised just outside Glasgow, I always have Scotland on my mind (though sadly I don’t get to travel there as much as I would like these days, now that I live south…

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PrivateFly shortlisted in the National Luxury & Lifestyle Awards 2014

Date:
July 22nd, 2014

We were thrilled to find out recently that PrivateFly has been shortlisted as Best Private Jet Hire Company in the National Luxury & Lifestyle Awards 2014. The awards celebrate the UK’s best luxury brands across a…

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A private jet birthday card for Prince George

Date:
July 22nd, 2014

Private jets can be a grand gesture in many ways. No more so than when the outside is personalised for a special occasion. So what better way to say Happy Birthday to the future King…

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The Farnborough Airshow 2014: A photographer’s view

Date:
July 21st, 2014

One member of our Flight Team, Alex Peake, is also a keen photographer of private jets – a very active global community who travel all over the world in pursuit of capturing the perfect image.…

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How quickly can I arrange a private jet flight?

Date:
July 15th, 2014

The benefits of private aviation really come into their own for last minute bookings. At PrivateFly, a significant number of our enquiries are for flights within 24 hours – and some are for take-off as…

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Ukraine airports remain closed

Date:
July 8th, 2014

Crimea’s major airport Simferopol (UKFF) remains closed for international commercial flights, as the political unrest continues in the Ukraine. The airport and its airspace was closed to international air traffic back in March. Only the…

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Private jets and the travel industry

Date:
July 7th, 2014

At the weekend the Daily Telegraph launched their Telegraph Travel Awards – recognised as Britain’s most trusted survey of consumer travel choices. The annual awards ask the newspaper’s readers to give their views of travel…

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Which is the best VLJ In the market? – ask the pilot

Date:
July 3rd, 2014

The entry level VLJ (Very Light Jet) market has continued to perform well during the economic downturn, seeing its market share increase – for both business and leisure flights. As the VLJ market reaches its…

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How will tighter airport security and immigration impact private jet passengers?

Date:
July 3rd, 2014

Tighter security is in place at airports from today, for some routes into the US from Europe and the Middle East. This is due to heightened concerns about threats from Syria and Iraq. Airline passengers…

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