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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Who is today’s typical private jet customer?

Date:
January 17th, 2017

There’s a lot of guesswork and stereotypes surrounding who flies by private jet, but PrivateFly’s technology puts us in the position to give real data-driven customer insights about today’s private jet user. We’ve been producing…

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We visit the world’s first drive-through FBO

Date:
January 5th, 2017

Last year I took a trip to Providenciales in the Turks & Caicos Islands, which is one of the most popular private jet hotspots in the Caribbean. There I met Debby Aharon, CEO of the Provo Air…

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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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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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747-200B Air Force One vs 757-200 Trump Force One

Date:
November 11th, 2016

When Donald Trump takes office on January 20, 2017, he will be required to give up his own private jet Trump Force One for Air Force One. We compare the two aircraft.

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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10 rules of private jet-iquette

Date:
August 30th, 2016

Private jet travel is a lot more relaxed than many people think. It’s all geared around the client, so it’s hard to go far wrong. But there are some unspoken rules that most frequent fliers…

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Private flights to & from Turkey

Date:
July 18th, 2016

Following the political unrest in Turkey at the weekend, private charter flights between Turkey and the rest of Europe are available. But there are some restrictions for international air travel to and from Turkey that passengers should be aware…

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3 flights & prices in June: Combining airlines & private flights

Date:
July 6th, 2016

While the majority of private jet clients fly on short hops of two hours or under, this isn’t always the whole story of their trip. Savvy travellers sometimes combine private aviation with airline flights. Inserting private…

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