Why we’re not (just) Uber for private jets

Date:
April 18th, 2017

When PrivateFly launched back in 2008, we were seen as a game-changer for private jets. And since then our service has regularly been compared to big technology brands doing things differently (and disruptively) in other sectors. Being…

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Book ahead for private jet flights to Mykonos & Ibiza this summer

Date:
April 11th, 2017

While neither Mykonos or Ibiza are at the very top of Europe’s most popular private jet airports, they both burst into life over the peak summer period – becoming exceptionally busy between June and September. We…

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8 reasons why (most) private jets are white

Date:
April 4th, 2017

While you might think private jet owners want to stand out from the crowd, you can’t fail to notice that most aircraft are white. Matterhorn White to be precise. That’s the specific white paint colour…

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3 travel schedule sappers (& how private aviation speeds things up)

Date:
April 3rd, 2017

Air travel is often associated with queuing and wasted time. You arrive at the airport hours in advance, stand in lines and then wait around until you’re called to the gate. But with private aviation, it’s not…

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Private jet interiors: New design concepts for the Lineage 1000E

Date:
March 23rd, 2017

The Embraer Lineage 1000 is already a truly spectacular aircraft. One of the biggest private jets available, it has a long range capacity of 4600 nautical miles, can travel at 472 knots and has the ability to…

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Should I land at Nice or Cannes?

Date:
March 22nd, 2017

In the summer months, the Cote d’Azur is the major hotspot in Europe for private jets. A combination of high profile VIP events, such as the Cannes Film Festival and Monaco Grand Prix, and the enduring…

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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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From Tabasco to a saxophone: Pilots reveal what’s in their bag

Date:
March 21st, 2017

Pilots are the most frequent of flyers. So who better to ask for packing tips? At the end of last year, we surveyed over a thousand pilots, and one of the things we asked them was to…

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Which private jet airports are most popular in the USA?

Date:
March 20th, 2017

In the United States there are over 4,000 potential airports accessible to private aviation users. Ten times more than those used by commercial airline schedules. But some are more popular than others of course. With the busiest of…

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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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