Latest news in pilotless planes & self-driving cars

Date:
June 21st, 2016

Pilotless planes and driverless cars are much talked about, but are still largely thought of as far off futuristic concepts in passenger transport. But we saw two important moves forward this month, that take autonomous transportation…

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Europe’s Top 8 private jet hotspots in July

Date:
June 21st, 2016

Unlike the USA, which sees a more even year-round demand, Europe’s private aviation industry sees a big summer peak, with business flights boosted by additional demand from leisure travellers – holidaying in summer hotspots; spending time…

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VTOL: The (aviation) future is vertical

Date:
June 14th, 2016

One of the most compelling reasons that people travel by private jet is to save time. This need is something that private aviation serves well, with direct and bespoke itineraries between ten times as many airports…

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Do private jet pilots strike?

Date:
June 14th, 2016

EasyJet pilots are striking today, in a row over pay and pensions by Dutch pilots who are members of the VNV union. This action is disrupting the airline’s flights to and from Amsterdam. There are also planned strikes…

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What would Brexit mean for business aviation?

Date:
June 9th, 2016

With the referendum on whether the UK should remain in the European Union fast approaching, there is much speculation at an industry level on the implications of Brexit (a British exit from the EU) on business aviation.…

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Private jet windows just got bigger

Date:
June 6th, 2016

The windows are one of most important factors in private jet cabin design. Not only do they bring in light, but they provide a sense of space, structure and a view of the world outside. So…

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Private jet customers show a need for speed

Date:
June 2nd, 2016

Private jet travel is all about flying on your own terms. For some that means accessing a remote airport, which has no airline service. For others it means being able to come and go as…

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5 aircraft innovations on show at EBACE

Date:
May 25th, 2016

Several members of our team are at EBACE (European Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition) in Geneva this week, sharing PrivateFly news, networking with industry colleagues and – of course – viewing the aircraft. For AvGeeks like us, EBACE is always…

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PrivateFly is UK’s first certified private jet broker

Date:
May 24th, 2016

Many links in the supply chain for a private jet flight now have an accreditation system in place, to promote best practice in safety and operational standards. For aircraft operators, there are the Argus and…

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5 ways to put the wow in wedding, by private jet & helicopter

Date:
May 20th, 2016

It’s wedding season and here at PrivateFly, we’re feeling a little misty-eyed at all the romantic flights we’re arranging at this time of year. As romantic gestures go, whisking your beloved off in a private…

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