Could the Bombardier C Series be a VIP private airliner?

Date:
February 25th, 2016

Aviation giant Bombardier is facing some difficult economic decisions, most recently announcing job cuts to a tenth of its global workforce. This will impact its plants worldwide, including Northern Ireland and Germany, as well as on…

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Which city airport approaches are the world’s best?

Date:
February 23rd, 2016

While island and mountain airport approaches give a memorable view of the world’s natural wonders from above, city airports offer some equally iconic manmade views. The distance of an aircraft window can give a sense of perspective that…

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Which private jet airport should you choose in Dubai?

Date:
February 22nd, 2016

Dubai International Airport (DXB) used to only be the only major airport choice for business aviation flights into Dubai and it is still the airport that most of PrivateFly’s customers currently choose to fly into.…

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$50m of orders for the Valkyrie, but delivery date unclear

Date:
February 18th, 2016

The order book for the super sleek prop, the Valkyrie Co50 now stands at a healthy $50 million, and has filled up fast since it was unveiled last November. So much so in fact, that owners Cobalt have just…

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Are these the world’s best beach landings?

Date:
February 16th, 2016

Coming into land is a magical aviation moment – no matter how many times you’ve flown (in my case that’s many, both as pilot and passenger). Every landing is filled with the promise of discovery…

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3 one-day trips, by private aviation

Date:
February 10th, 2016

Overnight stays on short trips are often required due to airline schedules and airport waiting times. But the bespoke scheduling and fast turnaround of private aviation allows business travellers to make the most of a full…

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A Who’s Who of private jet manufacturers

Date:
February 9th, 2016

In the early days of business aviation, the manufacturer’s names were synonymous with the aircraft itself. People would (and sometimes still do) talk about ‘a Learjet’ or ‘a Cessna’ and this would conjure up a…

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Our Six Nations team of private jets

Date:
February 8th, 2016

The annual RBS Six Nations rugby competition has now kicked off. And with fans of all of the competing teams represented here at PrivateFly, we’re eagerly following and awaiting each clash, up until the final fixtures on 19th March. Of course,…

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Romantic flights for Valentine’s Day

Date:
February 8th, 2016

When it comes to impressive gestures for Valentine’s Day, being whisked away for a private jet or helicopter flight takes some beating. With February 14th fast approaching, here’s a (misty-eyed) look back at some romantic private flights…

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When is a ‘private jet’ really a private jet?

Date:
February 5th, 2016

Two recent stories that caught our eye at PrivateFly are both about passengers who turned up for their airline flight, only to find themselves the only person on board. Flying from Wuhan to Guangzhou on China…

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