Private Jets head for Monaco Yacht Show 2014

Date:
September 5th, 2014

Cannes and Nice are always popular private jet airports, especially during Europe’s summer months. But they continue to attract private jet travellers during September, with many heading for the Monaco Yacht Show which takes place…

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Embraer’s ‘game changer’ Legacy 500 is ready for take off

Date:
September 4th, 2014

Embraer’s much-anticipated Legacy 500 is now ready to enter service, having received its type certification from the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency last month. This is expected to be closely followed by FAA and European certification…

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10 rules of private jet-iquette

Date:
September 3rd, 2014

With knee defenders causing tempers to boil over on airline flights, onboard etiquette is a matter of much debate at the moment. The seat pitch onboard a private jet definitely means your knees escape unscathed,…

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The Top Five Most Delayed Flights In Europe

Date:
September 2nd, 2014

One of the most frustrating things that come with travel – whether by air, land, or sea – is running into delays. Avoiding delays, and quickly getting to your travel destination in the least amount…

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To recline or not to recline?

Date:
September 1st, 2014

Last week, two passengers were kicked off a United Airlines flight for an argument over reclining of seats. In this case, one of the passengers was using ‘Knee Defenders’ – a device that clips onto…

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Smaller airports mean big benefits

Date:
August 28th, 2014

Airports come in all shapes and sizes. From the world’s biggest international airport, Dubai International Airport (which overtook London Heathrow earlier this year). To tiny airports, such as Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport on the Caribbean island…

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My ice bucket challenge

Date:
August 21st, 2014

Many thanks to our friends at the aircraft operator Globe Air, who nominated me and the team for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. In the unlikely event that this has passed you by, this is…

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Flying around Volcanic Ash Clouds

Date:
August 20th, 2014

The ash cloud crisis in April 2010 caused aviation gridlock for six days, and Iceland have this week raised the alert about another new possible eruption. Activity from the Bardarbunga volcano has intensified, causing the…

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What can I eat and drink on a private jet?

Date:
August 13th, 2014

It’s a question I’m often asked, especially by those new to private aviation: What will I be given to eat and drink on a private jet? The answer? Just about anything you like. Private jet…

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Empty legs in the summer season

Date:
August 8th, 2014

At this time of year, we see a peak in interest for empty leg flights within Europe – and there are more empty legs available. The private jet market in Europe is very seasonal, so there’s…

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