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.

5 flights this week: Filling the seats

Date:
March 22nd, 2017

Most private jet flights are not filled to capacity. Each aircraft type has a maximum number of seats, but usually there are some to spare. In 2016 our flights had an average of 4.5 passengers onboard…

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The Global 7000 flies another step closer

Date:
March 14th, 2017

Gulfstream may currently own the skies when it comes to ultra long range jets – with their record-breaking G650ER. But Bombardier’s Global 7000 is waiting in the wings. And the Canadian manufacturer took another step…

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5 Easter-inspired private jet destinations

Date:
March 13th, 2017

We’re flying our clients all over the world over the next few weeks, many taking advantage of an Easter break. Easter is a time of year when rich history, culture, and traditions combine for some…

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5 European islands by private jet

Date:
March 9th, 2017

Spring in definitely in the air, and we’re already starting to book summer holiday flights for clients in Europe. Particularly to destinations where demand for private jet travel is at its hottest. Island destinations are…

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How does the jet stream affect my flight time?

Date:
March 6th, 2017

Flights between London and New York, or other transatlantic routes can vary considerably in their flight time. Typically, an eastbound flight from the US to Europe is faster than flying in the other direction, due…

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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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