FAA safety advice – Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Date:
October 17th, 2016

Following a number of incidents of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 catching fire, the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has warned aircraft passengers not to turn these devices on when flying, and some private charter operators are…

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Europe’s single-engine market opens up

Date:
July 28th, 2016

We’ve known it’s coming for a long time, but Cessna finally revealed the full story of their new single engine turboprop (SETP), at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh in July. A full specification was given in May, at…

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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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Why can’t a private jet land at Courchevel?

Date:
October 19th, 2015

The next ski season is just around the corner, so we’re getting ready for a busy time, arranging private jet and helicopter flights into airports serving the top ski resorts in both Europe and the…

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The role of the pilot in business aviation

Date:
March 31st, 2015

The role of the pilot is one that generates a great deal of interest, especially after a tragic event such as the Germanwings crash last week. Thankfully something like this is incredibly unusual, but it’s…

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Will The Queen’s favourite airport survive a regulatory review?

Date:
February 3rd, 2015

London RAF Northolt is currently being targeted by some of its rival business aviation airports, who are asking for clarification on how it is regulated for safety. The rivals – led by London Oxford Airport…

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US blizzard sees private jet demand increase

Date:
January 27th, 2015

With more than 7,500 flights cancelled and many more delayed, travel to and from the Northeast of the USA is experiencing severe disruption due to snow and blizzard conditions. And as we see with any…

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New Regulations For Disabled Airline Passengers

Date:
December 5th, 2014

This week, a new regulation in Europe came into effect by the Civil Aviation Authority, regarding airports and airlines helping disabled passengers, aiming to improve and enhance their flying experience. This includes help when travelling…

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Ask The Pilot: Can it be too cold for an aircraft to fly?

Date:
November 27th, 2014

As temperatures in Siberia hit an unusual low of -52C earlier this month, the brake system on a Katekavia airlines Tupolev 134 froze solid in the parked position. This made it impossible for the aircraft to…

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PrivateFly Provides Ebola Evacuation Flights

Date:
November 14th, 2014

While private jets are typically viewed as a mode of transportation for those seeking luxury or privacy, private jets are also important transportation vehicles for medical emergencies, especially during the Ebola crisis. Earlier this year,…

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