Archive for November, 2010

Flying like a G6 (aka the Gulfstream G650)

November 24, 2010

The new Gulfstream G650, Gulfstream’s latest long range business jet, has been immortalised in song. The platinum-selling track is ‘Like a G6’, by Far East Movement, from their album Free Wired, currently at number 6…

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Phenom 300 strikes killer blow to Hawker 400

November 18, 2010

The battle of the light jets has produced another casualty – the Hawker 400 is bowing out of the fight and ceasing its production. This month’s surprise announcement from NetJets – that it had placed…

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Hangar8 Lists on AIM

November 13, 2010

Congratulations this week went to one of PrivateFly’s suppliers, Hangar8 who listed on AIM; London’s Stock Exchange for small but rapidly growing companies. Placing 1.3 million shares at £1.50, Dustin Dryden (Hangar8’s md) pulled in…

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Private equity firm invests in private jet FBO network

November 10, 2010

The private aviation sector after previous recessions has been an excellent recovery stock, so this month’s sale of Swissport International to PAI Partners is a very interesting signal. Swissport International is the world’s leading provider…

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London Helicopters – your options

November 3, 2010

If you’re looking to charter a helicopter in London for a city sightseeing tour or for business, you should look carefully at your options. There are several London helipads for take-off or landing and, in…

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