French Air Traffic Control Strike

Date:
April 8th, 2015

With 40% of airline flights to and from France cancelled, stranded airline passengers are turning to private jets to avoid long delays.

The world’s most incredible views from above

Date:
April 7th, 2015

Aircraft allow us to fly, take us farther, faster. But they also allow us to see views from the air that wouldn’t otherwise be possible. And until space flight is commonplace, it is aircraft that…

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Private jet branding: The ultimate moving poster site

Date:
April 2nd, 2015

Branding the outside of an aircraft has become more and more popular in recent years. Whether it’s a for a band tour, film launch or other promotional event – an aircraft’s body gives a large…

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The role of the pilot in business aviation

Date:
March 31st, 2015

The role of the pilot is one that generates a great deal of interest, especially after a tragic event such as the Germanwings crash last week. Thankfully something like this is incredibly unusual, but it’s…

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HondaJet receives provisional certification from FAA

Date:
March 30th, 2015

After many years in development, the long-awaited HondaJet looks set to achieve its current aim of entry into service in 2015. The Honda Aircraft Company announced last Friday that it has now received provisional type…

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The record-breaking Citation X+ now available for charter

Date:
March 26th, 2015

Cessna’s Citation X caused great excitement when it entered service in 1996. The midsize jet was capable of unsurpassed speeds – up to Mach 0.92 – which meant it could cover coast-to-coast US in a…

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Rivalry at city private jet airports

Date:
March 23rd, 2015

The private jet customer travelling to a major city will often have a choice between airports – sometimes a wide choice. How to choose which one is best for them comes down to a number…

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5 reasons why Paris Le Bourget is Europe’s busiest airport

Date:
March 19th, 2015

For the past few years, Paris Le Bourget has consistently sat in the top spot of the most popular private jet airports in Europe. And 2014 was no exception. See the Top 20 Private Jet…

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From conception to delivery: How a new private jet is born

Date:
March 13th, 2015

Bringing a new aircraft to life is a hugely complex, expensive and time-consuming process. But it’s a fascinating and rewarding one. At PrivateFly we get terribly excited about new aircraft announcements. Whether it’s the unveiling…

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My 4 favourite private jet photos

Date:
March 12th, 2015

Like all of my fellow team members at PrivateFly, I’m more than a little obsessed about aircraft. But my passion for private jets also extends to being an aviation photographer, and my days off from…

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