Why Friday was Fly-day for our clients in Q3

Date:
October 11th, 2016

Every quarter PrivateFly produces a snapshot of booking and flying behaviour for our private jet customers, Private Jet Charter Trends. And this quarter sees us looking back at July – September, the peak period for private jet…

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What documentation do I need to fly by private jet?

Date:
October 5th, 2016

A flight in a private jet is a different experience to a flight on an airline. Everything is designed to make your trip as efficient, fast and comfortable as possible. This includes the administrative process and the…

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How does weather affect my private jet flight?

Date:
October 5th, 2016

As a British-founded company, it might seem natural that we are obsessed with the weather here at PrivateFly. But this obsession is actually less about our roots (and in fact over half of our team are international now, including…

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Merger of Wijet & Blink is good news for small jet customers

Date:
September 27th, 2016

Interesting news today, of the merger between Paris-based Wijet and its UK rival Blink. The move will create a second European air taxi ‘superpower’, with the leading charter fleet of Citation Mustangs in Europe. The new company will continue to…

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FBOs uncovered

Date:
September 20th, 2016

You might have heard the term ‘FBO’ used to describe the private jet terminal or lounge at the airport. But what does FBO mean? And what should you expect from the FBO experience? We step inside. What…

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Meet The PrivateFly Team at Air Ops Europe

Date:
September 15th, 2016

Based on the successful US conference NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers, Europe will have its first convention dedicated to support service professionals in business aviation, next month in Cannes. The event, Air Ops Europe, is organised by EBAA (European Association…

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Open All Hours? Not these unusual airports

Date:
September 14th, 2016

Whether asphalt, concrete, grass or sand, each of the world’s 44,000 airports is unique. And that includes their availability and opening hours. The length, slope and type of an airport’s runway, plus its location and…

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How to book a last minute ‘go now’ private jet

Date:
September 13th, 2016

Private aviation is set up to meet the needs of the last minute traveller, and over half of our flights are booked with just a week’s lead time or less (see more lead time stats in our quarterly…

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PrivateFly jets into The Sunday Times Tech Track 100

Date:
September 12th, 2016

We’ve added another chapter to our exciting growth story this week, with PrivateFly named one of the UK’s fastest-growing technology companies in the annual Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100. The league table, published on 11th September, is an…

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Does wine taste different on a private jet?

Date:
September 7th, 2016

Private aviation is all about the finer details. That can mean a specific aircraft; the right newspaper; the right cabin temperature; bringing your pets onboard; or ordering your favourite wine to enjoy during the flight. So it can…

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