Celebrate New Year Twice In One Night? Sydney to LA in the world’s fastest private jet

Date:
November 13th, 2014

If you can’t get enough of New Year’s Eve, how about celebrating it twice – in one night? If you fly in the world’s fastest private jet, you can do just that. If you start…

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One jet, two helicopters & eight Ferraris

Date:
November 13th, 2014

One of our flights last week involved an eyecatching combination of stunning vehicles – both in the air and on the ground. The flight was for an exciting media project with Chivas 18 and PininFarina,…

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10 facts about the world’s most popular turboprop

Date:
November 12th, 2014

As the Beechcraft King Air celebrates its 50th birthday this year, here’s everything you need to know about the world’s favourite Turboprop. IT’S IN THE TOP 10 MOST POPULAR PRIVATE AIRCRAFT It’s not only the…

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Our 10 favourite animal hold-ups at airports

Date:
November 11th, 2014

London’s Heathrow airport experienced delays this week, while an errant swan was escorted from the runway. Luckily all ended well for both the swan and passengers. We frequently welcome pets on our private jet flights at…

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‘Sticking plaster’ London airport plans will cost billions more than proposed

Date:
November 11th, 2014

The Airports Commission has released a report today, showing that all 3 plans left on the table for the London airport expansion project will cost significantly more than their bids suggest. The proposal for a…

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5 questions we were asked this week

Date:
November 7th, 2014

Our Flight Team offer a wealth of knowledge on every aspect of private aviation. And every week they answer a huge number of questions from our clients. So whether you want to know where to…

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Gulfstream unveils the ‘optimised’ G500 & G600

Date:
November 6th, 2014

One new aircraft announcement from Gulfstream is enough to get us excited. But two? Now they’re really spoiling us. Last month the manufacturing giant unveiled its plans for the G500 and G600 – a pair…

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Work, sleep or exercise: How do you use your time in the air?

Date:
November 3rd, 2014

The real luxury of a private jet is not white leather seating or a marble bathroom but the ability it gives to use your travel time more productively. And that includes giving you more options…

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5 flights we flew this week

Date:
October 31st, 2014

At PrivateFly, we love talking about aircraft and flights. Whether it’s at a business event, a rugby match or a drinks party, one of the first questions we always get asked is ‘How much would…

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Top 10 most expensive online purchases

Date:
October 29th, 2014

Last month I spoke about payment innovation in retail at the Retail Week Technology and ECommerce summit. I was there to talk about our decision to accept Bitcoin at PrivateFly, but I had a lot…

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