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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How sport drives demand in business aviation

Date:
February 13th, 2014

Business aviation is used as an efficiency tool across a large number of industries, but some sectors are particularly closely aligned. As I’ve mentioned before, property is one of them (see Property and Private Jets).…

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Airports which cross boundaries

Date:
February 7th, 2014

I was pleased to hear recently that talks on the possibility of a joint Israeli – Jordanian airport could be on again. This shared Middle Eastern airport concept has been talked about for some time.…

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Oscars 2014 – through the private jet lens

Date:
January 30th, 2014

While I wouldn’t describe myself as an avid film fan, at this time of year I try to make time to see some of the hot Oscar contenders. Being more than a little aviation obsessed…

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Air Traffic Strikes – Is It Time For Military Control?

Date:
January 29th, 2014

Air traffic control strikes are causing more travel disruption across Europe for thousands of passengers this week. This is due to proposed cost cuts and reforms. Portuguese controllers were on strike today from 0700 hrs…

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Property & Private Jets – Europe’s Top 10 Investment Hotspots

Date:
January 27th, 2014

On 11th – 14th March 2014, the global property market will meet in Cannes for MIPIM, the world’s biggest conference for the real estate industry. Related private jet activity will be busy – into both…

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Key events for private jet travel: February & March 2014

Date:
January 23rd, 2014

Obviously private aviation is a year-round, global business. But certain key annual events drive local peaks in demand, generating significant volumes of flights into and out of specific airports. Some of these are airports that…

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Stansted: London’s most misunderstood airport?

Date:
January 16th, 2014

If you ask a private jet customer to name the two closest airports to Central London, they would normally correctly name London City Airport & RAF Northolt. The next London private jet airports most often…

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Demand for Sochi heats up

Date:
January 9th, 2014

Since the turn of the year we have seen a noticeable increase in demand for private flights to Sochi Airport for the 2014 Winter Olympics. See example prices. Many private jet flights are booked at…

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Skiing by private jet – it’s all about the stats

Date:
January 8th, 2014

European airports serving ski areas are some of the hottest picks on our flight search and with enquiries to the team at this time of year. And more than with any other private leisure flights,…

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