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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What will future private jets look like?

Date:
April 13th, 2016

Early aircraft models were experimental at best. Aviation pioneers did incredible things with the resources at their disposal. But when you look at some of the amazing flying machines now taking to the skies, it’s clear we’ve…

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Private jets & football events this summer

Date:
April 12th, 2016

Globally, the SuperBowl Final in February each year, is the biggest event for private jet activity. But a different kind of football will be a key driver for increased private jet activity in Europe this summer. With the…

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A passion for private jets: Interview with Doug Gollan

Date:
April 6th, 2016

An interest in private jets quickly becomes a passion. That’s certainly the case here at PrivateFly – many of our AvGeek Flight Team are keen followers and photographers of aircraft (and some are even pilots),…

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From road to sky: Car brands who also make aircraft

Date:
April 5th, 2016

They may move thousands of vertical feet apart, but cars and aircraft have more in common than you might think. Car enthusiasts are often equally interested in aircraft – and we fly many clients to automobile and racing events such as global Formula 1…

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