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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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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What’s your 2017 travel resolution?

Date:
December 28th, 2016

With the end of another year fast approaching, the PrivateFly team is busy dreaming and planning our travel for 2017 (when we’re not organising flights for clients of course). We’ve talked about what we’re expecting to…

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Predictions for business aviation in 2017

Date:
December 7th, 2016

2016 was a year when PrivateFly flew more customers, to more places, than ever before. It’s been an action-packed twelve months, from opening our first office in the USA in January; to being named the UK’s 4th fastest-growing…

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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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Why Friday was Fly-day for our clients in Q3

Date:
October 11th, 2016

Every quarter PrivateFly produces a snapshot of booking and flying behaviour for our private jet customers, Private Jet Charter Trends. And this quarter sees us looking back at July – September, the peak period for private jet…

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Why our private jet prices were lower in Q2

Date:
July 20th, 2016

We’re in the midst of our busiest time of year here at PrivateFly. We continue to fly business clients all year round, but the late spring and summer season always brings an additional influx of leisure flights, as this is…

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Birmingham (Alabama) or Birmingham (UK)? 5 embarrassing destination mix-ups

Date:
April 28th, 2016

We saw today’s BBC news story about a young UK couple who mistakenly booked a dream holiday from Birmingham, Alabama (USA) – instead of Birmingham the Midlands. The young couple were heading to Las Vegas for…

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What will future private jets look like?

Date:
April 13th, 2016

Early aircraft models were experimental at best. Aviation pioneers did incredible things with the resources at their disposal. But when you look at some of the amazing flying machines now taking to the skies, it’s clear we’ve…

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A passion for private jets: Interview with Doug Gollan

Date:
April 6th, 2016

An interest in private jets quickly becomes a passion. That’s certainly the case here at PrivateFly – many of our AvGeek Flight Team are keen followers and photographers of aircraft (and some are even pilots),…

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