Air Passenger Duty on private jet flights

Date:
November 22nd, 2016

UK chancellor Phillip Hammond is facing calls from backbench MPs and the transport industry to abolish Air Passenger Duty (APD) in his Autumn statement. The tax, which applies to departures from UK airports, is the…

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What would Brexit mean for business aviation?

Date:
June 9th, 2016

With the referendum on whether the UK should remain in the European Union fast approaching, there is much speculation at an industry level on the implications of Brexit (a British exit from the EU) on business aviation.…

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A sneak preview of the Dassault Falcon 5X in production

Date:
April 16th, 2015

Dassault Aviation is a major manufacturer of both civil and military aircraft – and one of France’s big, homegrown aviation companies.  And it’s certainly giving everyone much to talk about at the moment: Increased sales…

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5 reasons why Paris Le Bourget is Europe’s busiest airport

Date:
March 19th, 2015

For the past few years, Paris Le Bourget has consistently sat in the top spot of the most popular private jet airports in Europe. And 2014 was no exception. See the Top 20 Private Jet…

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Fleet size matters, says industry Round Table

Date:
January 29th, 2015

Last week PrivateFly hosted an industry round table, looking at some of the commercial challenges for private jet operators in today’s market. Specifically on the agenda was the subject of fleet size and scale –…

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Private jet prices to soar in Switzerland – but customers needn’t pay more

Date:
January 19th, 2015

Following the Swiss National Bank’s decision to uncap their currency from the Euro, the relative cost of goods and services inside Switzerland have soared in recent days. This includes the price of private jet and…

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Who’s Flying In For Davos 2015?

Date:
January 16th, 2015

How many private jets are flying in for Davos? More than 1500 business jets expected to fly to Switzerland for the annual economic meeting.

New private jet FBOs: It’s all about location

Date:
January 5th, 2015

Melbourne International Airport is to have its own private jet terminal, it has been announced, with work due to begin later this year. Businessman Paul Little, whose company bought the site at the city’s international…

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How abolishing APD in Scotland will impact business aviation in the UK

Date:
December 2nd, 2014

New powers given to Scotland will allow the Edinburgh parliament to abolish Air Passenger Duty. This will impact the private jet industry in addition to airline travel. If APD in Scotland is abolished, holidaymakers in…

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Tech brings charter nose-to-nose with fractional, says FT

Date:
October 21st, 2014

Great to see the recent Financial Times article Online technology challenges fractional model. The article, by Michael Dempsey, looks at how the traditional advantages of fractional ownership are being overturned by charter, now that online technology…

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