Snowden’s private jet options from Moscow

Date:
June 27th, 2013

Update 11th July: Following new reports yesterday that Snowden is likely to accept asylum in Venezuela, we’ve been asked again about the private jet options for his flight there – and which aircraft would potentially…

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The Private Pet Set

Date:
June 26th, 2013

Last week, teen pop star Justin Bieber hit the headlines when he kept his private jet waiting in Florida for eight hours, when his pet monkey went missing. It’s also claimed that he chartered a…

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What Is The Busiest Day Of The Year For Private Jets In Europe?

Date:
June 26th, 2013

In a previous post I talked about one of busiest weekends in this year’s private jet calendar – a combination of the Cannes Film Festival, Monaco Grand Prix and Champions League Final drove demand sky…

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APD on private jets – why the system is flawed

Date:
June 19th, 2013

APD was extended to Business Aviation earlier this year and the tax came into force on 1 April 2013. This applies to business aviation flights departing from the UK, regardless of the aircraft’s country of…

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All Eyes On France

Date:
June 13th, 2013

There’s a distinctly Gallic flavour in the air at PrivateFly this week. First of all, we’ve been busy taking enquiries from customers who have been stuck in France, following delays and cancellations caused by this…

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Why Air Traffic Control Strikes Are Bad News for Europe plc

Date:
June 13th, 2013

This week Air Traffic Control (ATC) workers in France went on strike for 2 days causing aviation and travel chaos across Europe, with more than a quarter of flights cancelled from France’s busiest airports. More…

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Solar Powered Flights

Date:
June 12th, 2013

In May 2013 a solar powered aircraft called Solar Impulse completed the first leg of a flight across the USA, from East Coast to West. The Solar Impulse team are hoping to be the first…

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Air Traffic Control Strike in France

Date:
June 11th, 2013

French air traffic controllers began a 3-day strike this morning, in a dispute over EU plans to create a single European airspace. The European Commission has stated that Europe’s airspace capacity could triple if air…

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The Top 25 Private Jet Airports in Europe

Date:
June 6th, 2013

There are over 3,000 airports in Europe which private jets can use – versus just 300 for airline flights. But which are the busiest? Below are the Top 25 private jet airports in Europe, including…

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Top 10 Celebrity Pilots

Date:
June 4th, 2013

Great to hear that Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden’s front-man, is launching his new aviation business, Cardiff Aviation. The company will be focused on providing technical aviation services, but also arranges private aircraft charter from Cardiff…

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