Fleet size matters, says industry Round Table

Date:
January 29th, 2015

Last week PrivateFly hosted an industry round table, looking at some of the commercial challenges for private jet operators in today’s market. Specifically on the agenda was the subject of fleet size and scale –…

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US blizzard sees private jet demand increase

Date:
January 27th, 2015

With more than 7,500 flights cancelled and many more delayed, travel to and from the Northeast of the USA is experiencing severe disruption due to snow and blizzard conditions. And as we see with any…

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Funeral For Saudi King Abdullah Sees World Leaders Flying Into Riyadh

Date:
January 23rd, 2015

Attendees fly by private jet to attend late king’s funeral due to short time constraints.

The Top 20 private jet airports in Europe

Date:
January 23rd, 2015

Private jet travellers are spoilt for choice when it comes to airports in Europe. There are over 3,000 which private jets can use – versus around 300 used by airlines. The airport options for private…

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All set for first round-the-world solar flight

Date:
January 21st, 2015

At PrivateFly, we love looking ahead to innovations that will change the aviation industry. We’ve been closely following the progress of the Solar Impulse 2, an aircraft that can ‘fly forever’ without fuel. This week,…

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Private jet prices to soar in Switzerland – but customers needn’t pay more

Date:
January 19th, 2015

Following the Swiss National Bank’s decision to uncap their currency from the Euro, the relative cost of goods and services inside Switzerland have soared in recent days. This includes the price of private jet and…

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Who’s Flying In For Davos 2015?

Date:
January 16th, 2015

How many private jets are flying in for Davos? More than 1500 business jets expected to fly to Switzerland for the annual economic meeting.

How does the jet stream affect my flight time?

Date:
January 16th, 2015

Jet streams have been making headlines this week, with a commercial flight by British Airways said to ‘approach supersonic speed’, due to the advantage of a massive tail wind. The Boeing 777 was propelled at…

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How do falling fuel prices affect private jet charter pricing?

Date:
January 13th, 2015

The cost of fuel is one of the key components of the overall charter price paid by the private jet customer – making up around a quarter of the total price. And with oil prices…

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Private jet surge at Arizona airports for Super Bowl XLIX

Date:
January 8th, 2015

The 1st February 2015 will see the final of Super Bowl XLIX take place – always the busiest weekend in the global private jet calendar. This year’s venue is University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona…

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