5 ways to put the wow in wedding, by private jet & helicopter

Date:
May 20th, 2016

It’s wedding season and here at PrivateFly, we’re feeling a little misty-eyed at all the romantic flights we’re arranging at this time of year. As romantic gestures go, whisking your beloved off in a private…

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Lilium: The flying car in your garage

Date:
May 18th, 2016

It’s electric; takes off vertically from the smallest of spaces; and avoids the traffic on the roads. Lilium just might be the best thing – since the car – to park in your garage. While currently only at…

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PrivateFly flying high: Named UK’s 4th fastest-growing export success

Date:
May 16th, 2016

What a fantastic week for PrivateFly last week, culminating in being named as the UK’s 4th fastest-growing SME export. The ranking was published on May 15th, in the Sunday Times Heathrow SME Export Track 100, an annual review…

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Cannes kicks off the Cote D’Azur’s busy period

Date:
May 11th, 2016

The annual Cannes Film Festival is Europe’s biggest event for private jet travellers, and this year is set to be the biggest yet. Over the period of the 12-day event, which begins today, up to 1,500…

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What is cabotage & how does it impact private jet flights?

Date:
May 10th, 2016

Have you ever flown from Geneva to Lausanne on a French-owned aircraft? Or taken a domestic flight between New York and Los Angeles, on a Canadian aircraft? The answer will be no – because these are examples…

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London City Airport reduces charges for private jets

Date:
May 9th, 2016

There’s a wide choice of private jet airports in London – 14 in total. But there’s no doubt that London City Airport has the best location – 9 miles from Central London and the City of London, and…

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Grouping up: 3 flights booked in April

Date:
May 3rd, 2016

When it comes to private aircraft charter, the price given is for the whole aircraft – regardless of how many passengers are onboard. That might sound obvious – but it’s something that can confuse those who are new…

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Birmingham (Alabama) or Birmingham (UK)? 5 embarrassing destination mix-ups

Date:
April 28th, 2016

We saw today’s BBC news story about a young UK couple who mistakenly booked a dream holiday from Birmingham, Alabama (USA) – instead of Birmingham the Midlands. The young couple were heading to Las Vegas for…

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Latest jet lag tips: From high tech wearables to freezing chambers

Date:
April 26th, 2016

As a pilot and frequent flyer, I am often asked about jet lag. Some people seem to think that pilots have a magic solution to this travel problem (and I do recall some of my…

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PrivateFly opens Miami office

Date:
April 19th, 2016

We’ve been attracting a growing number of clients in the USA for over two years now, but we recently put down roots in the US with a new office in the Miami area. This is a big…

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