From Lego to private jets

Date:
August 12th, 2015

You might not think that Lego and private jets have an obvious crossover, but when it comes to designing and building, private jets are high on the list for imagination and inspiration.

Do all private jet airports open 24 hours?

Date:
August 6th, 2015

Private jet customers are spoilt for choice when it comes to airports. There are over 3000 airports accessible by private jets in Europe, versus just 300 used by airline flights. So travellers can choose an…

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Short but sweet: 4 flights & prices we booked this week

Date:
August 4th, 2015

At PrivateFly, this week, speed was particularly of the essence. Every week we arrange private jet charters all over the world, varying from short hops to long distance, multi-leg itineraries. Each flight is unique and…

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Delays for the new Global 7000 & 8000

Date:
August 3rd, 2015

We’ve been eagerly awaiting Bombardier’s two new ultra-long-range jets, the Global 7000 and Global 8000 since they were announced last summer. And we’re certainly not alone. But we’ll now be waiting a little longer than…

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5 reasons why Gulfstream is flying high

Date:
July 29th, 2015

One of the biggest recent success stories of business jet manufacturing, Gulfstream has created a highly-desirable and high-performing family of jets with global appeal. Here are the five key ingredients to Gulfstream’s recipe for success:…

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When will supersonic private jets be a commercial reality?

Date:
July 28th, 2015

There has been much talk of a new era for supersonic aviation, ever since the demise of Concorde. And as with many other aspects of aviation, private aviation leads the way in the commercial sector.…

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Peak season for empty legs

Date:
July 21st, 2015

In the summer period, discounted empty leg flights reach their peak within Europe. This is simply because empty leg availability is a reflection of overall market demand – the more ‘standard’ private jet charters there are, the…

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The Legacy 500 now available for charter

Date:
July 21st, 2015

Since deliveries began late last year, we’ve been eagerly anticipating the new midsize Legacy 500 to become available to charter on the PrivateFly network. And we’re pleased to say it is now ready and waiting.…

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New-from-old jets: What’s next for Nextant?

Date:
July 15th, 2015

It was recently announced that Nextant Aerospace, the US-based company specialising in re-engineered aircraft, have entered a new phase by opening its re-sale division. This is a confident step for Nextant, showing the ongoing appeal…

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Focus on France – our favourite french airports

Date:
July 14th, 2015

With it being 14th July and Bastille Day, the PrivateFly office took on a decidedly French feel today, with our French team celebrating their French National Day. As the most popular market for private jet…

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