Can a private jet land at a big airport?

Date:
January 2nd, 2017

Private jets have a much wider choice of airports to use than airline flights – ten times more airports worldwide in fact. But while some of the well known big airports are often the best…

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How do slots work for private jet flights?

Date:
December 13th, 2016

While one of the major benefits of private jet travel is being able to fly at short notice and at your preferred times, some airports do operate a slot system for private jet take-offs and landings.…

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How does weather affect my private jet flight?

Date:
October 5th, 2016

As a British-founded company, it might seem natural that we are obsessed with the weather here at PrivateFly. But this obsession is actually less about our roots (and in fact over half of our team are international now, including…

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Do private jet pilots strike?

Date:
June 14th, 2016

EasyJet pilots are striking today, in a row over pay and pensions by Dutch pilots who are members of the VNV union. This action is disrupting the airline’s flights to and from Amsterdam. There are also planned strikes…

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Private Jet Charter During An Ash Cloud

Date:
November 4th, 2015

This week, thousands are finding themselves stranded after an eruption from Mount Rinjani shut down airports, causing a total of 692 international and domestic flights to be either cancelled or delayed. Currently, flights are shut…

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Berlin Schönefeld at capacity for private jets to Champions League Final

Date:
June 1st, 2015

This Saturday sees the final of the UEFA Champions League take place at Berlin’s Olympiastadion. With Juventus facing Barcelona, it promises to be an exciting clash for football fans across Europe. Major sports events like this…

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Private charter options in & out of Belgium

Date:
May 27th, 2015

Belgium airspace is closed today and all flights suspended due to a power cut. Belgocontrol, the Belgian air traffic control agency, says the power failure is due to an overvoltage. No aircraft are allowed to…

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French Air Traffic Control Strike

Date:
April 8th, 2015

With 40% of airline flights to and from France cancelled, stranded airline passengers are turning to private jets to avoid long delays.

Private jet surge at Arizona airports for Super Bowl XLIX

Date:
January 8th, 2015

The 1st February 2015 will see the final of Super Bowl XLIX take place – always the busiest weekend in the global private jet calendar. This year’s venue is University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona…

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With driverless cars to hit the UK streets in January, are the pilot’s days numbered?

Date:
July 31st, 2014

Vince Cable, the UK business secretary, has announced that driverless cars will be allowed on UK roads from the beginning of 2015. The pressure will now increase on airlines to look at doing the same…

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