Archive for January, 2012

Karl Lagerfeld hosts private jet-themed show at Paris Fashion Week

January 26, 2012

Yesterday’s Chanel show by Karl Lagerfeld at Paris Fashion Week demonstrated the enduring appeal and glamour of private aviation for the fashion industry. Chanel’s Haute Couture show at the Grand Palais in Paris was transformed…

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UK airport consultation: A pilot’s view

January 19, 2012

Yesterday it was announced that the government’s consultation on a new UK aviation hub will begin in March. The process will focus on the need to retain the UK’s status as a major aviation hub…

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Flying high with Red Bull and Embraer

January 16, 2012

Last month I was invited to visit the Embraer factory in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Luckily the visit coincided with Red Bull’s trip for the Brazilian Grand Prix, which meant I could combine both Red Bull’s…

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Private Jet Predictions for 2012

January 16, 2012

Despite the continuing economic downturn, the next 12 months promises some exciting times for the private aviation industry. Key factors in 2012 will include London’s Olympics, the global economy and advances in technology, all of…

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How fast can a private jet fly?

January 10, 2012

When it comes to overall journey time, a private jet beats an airline flight every time.  Passengers can check in just minutes before take-off; often drive right up to the aircraft steps; and land at many…

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