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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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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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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Single-engine turboprops now authorised for charter in Europe

Date:
March 8th, 2017

Last week, the European Commission finally published an amendment, allowing commercial air transport by single-engine turboprop aircraft SETPs under instrument flight rules, in 32 European states. This is a much-anticipated change and, while there are still a…

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Our Top 10 most popular private jets

Date:
March 1st, 2017

There’s a very wide choice of aircraft available for private charter, from tiny two-seaters like the Diamond Twin Star, to ultra long range private jets, such as the Gulfstream G650 or even supersized VIP airliner…

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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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5 flights & prices this week – booking ahead

Date:
January 31st, 2017

One of the benefits of private aviation is the ability to book at the last minute. And statistically-speaking, lead times for private jet flights are much shorter than for airlines. In 2016, over half (57%) of our…

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Houston prepares for Super Bowl private jet influx

Date:
January 25th, 2017

The Super Bowl Final is the busiest global event for private jet demand, with hundreds of additional private jet flights seen each year, to airports close to the venue. This year that’s the NRG Stadium in Houston,…

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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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