London City sees steep valuation climb to £2bn

Date:
February 29th, 2016

London City Airport‘s £2bn sale announced last week, marks another point on an upward valuation climb that mirrors the airport’s steep approach of 5.5 degrees, versus the usual 3. The airport has changed hands a few times…

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Could the Bombardier C Series be a VIP private airliner?

Date:
February 25th, 2016

Aviation giant Bombardier is facing some difficult economic decisions, most recently announcing job cuts to a tenth of its global workforce. This will impact its plants worldwide, including Northern Ireland and Germany, as well as on…

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Which city airport approaches are the world’s best?

Date:
February 23rd, 2016

While island and mountain airport approaches give a memorable view of the world’s natural wonders from above, city airports offer some equally iconic manmade views. The distance of an aircraft window can give a sense of perspective that…

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Which private jet airport should you choose in Dubai?

Date:
February 22nd, 2016

Dubai International Airport (DXB) used to only be the only major airport choice for business aviation flights into Dubai and it is still the airport that most of PrivateFly’s customers currently choose to fly into.…

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$50m of orders for the Valkyrie, but delivery date unclear

Date:
February 18th, 2016

The order book for the super sleek prop, the Valkyrie Co50 now stands at a healthy $50 million, and has filled up fast since it was unveiled last November. So much so in fact, that owners Cobalt have just…

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Are these the world’s best beach landings?

Date:
February 16th, 2016

Coming into land is a magical aviation moment – no matter how many times you’ve flown (in my case that’s many, both as pilot and passenger). Every landing is filled with the promise of discovery…

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3 one-day trips, by private aviation

Date:
February 10th, 2016

Overnight stays on short trips are often required due to airline schedules and airport waiting times. But the bespoke scheduling and fast turnaround of private aviation allows business travellers to make the most of a full…

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Our Six Nations team of private jets

Date:
February 8th, 2016

The annual RBS Six Nations rugby competition has now kicked off. And with fans of all of the competing teams represented here at PrivateFly, we’re eagerly following and awaiting each clash, up until the final fixtures on 19th March. Of course,…

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When is a ‘private jet’ really a private jet?

Date:
February 5th, 2016

Two recent stories that caught our eye at PrivateFly are both about passengers who turned up for their airline flight, only to find themselves the only person on board. Flying from Wuhan to Guangzhou on China…

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Tesla with wings? Electric jet closer to take-off

Date:
February 5th, 2016

From electric cars to electric planes…the founder of Tesla Motors, Elon Musk is now setting his sights firmly in the clouds with his latest thoughts for an electric-powered aircraft. Elon Musk is also the CEO…

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