Alex Senior Flight Advisor
Alex Peake is part of PrivateFly's 24-hour Flight team.
He has exceptional aircraft knowledge and is also a private aviation photographer, travelling the world in his spare time to combine his two passions.

Flying to Hong Kong by private jet

Date:
February 22nd, 2017

Hong Kong is a key travel destination for both business and leisure, and private jets do fly into Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). But there are some specific operational challenges for private aviation flights in and out…

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Romantic flights for Valentine’s Day

Date:
February 6th, 2017

When it comes to impressive gestures for Valentine’s Day, being whisked away for a private jet or helicopter flight takes some beating. With February 14th fast approaching, here’s a (misty-eyed) look back at some romantic private flights…

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The HondaJet is now available for charter

Date:
January 10th, 2017

It’s been over 30 years in the making, but the HondaJet is finally starting to becoming available for private charter, for the first time. Honda’s first foray into aircraft manufacturing, the clean-sheet HondaJet HA-420 is a Very Light…

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Airline & airport strikes over the Christmas holiday

Date:
December 19th, 2016

Strikes are set to disrupt airline travel for Christmas travellers departing from the UK, with staff at many UK airports due to stage a 48-hour walk out from Friday December 23rd. The strike involves workers at ground…

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Will the supersonic Boom take flight in 2017?

Date:
December 6th, 2016

2017 may be the year that a new era of high speed passenger flight takes a supersonic leap forward. As earlier this month Boom Supersonic announced its prototype will take to the skies at some point late…

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The Global 7000 takes flight

Date:
November 14th, 2016

We were excited to see the latest addition to the impressive Bombardier Global family take its maiden flight last week, in Toronto. The Global 7000 follows in the footsteps of the Canadian manufacturer’s pioneering long range Global Express,…

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5 unusual flights (& prices) this week

Date:
November 8th, 2016

Some of our flights are a relatively straightforward case of transporting business or leisure passengers from A to B as quickly and seamlessly as possible (an average of 4 passengers to be precise, according to our…

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Aviation milestones: The Long and Short of It

Date:
November 2nd, 2016

At PrivateFly, we love looking at the extremities of flying, whether that’s landing at some of the world’s most stunning airports, or looking at the highs and lows of private jets. So we really enjoyed…

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Gulfstream to stop production of the G450

Date:
October 31st, 2016

After three decades of service, the Gulfstream G4 family is about to take its final (production) breath, with the announcement last week that no more G450s will be produced after 2018. Manufacturer Gulfstream has decided to…

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FAA safety advice – Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Date:
October 17th, 2016

Following a number of incidents of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 catching fire, the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has warned aircraft passengers not to turn these devices on when flying, and some private charter operators are…

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