The highs and lows of private jets

Date:
October 7th, 2015

Private jets are often seen as the height of luxury and privacy, but the lows can be just as exciting. Here are some of the most interesting aviation extremities. HOW HIGH DO PRIVATE JETS FLY?…

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The rise of Aviation Tourism & the AvGeek

Date:
October 7th, 2015

Last week we launched a spectacular itinerary, offering the chance to experience some of the world’s most spectacular landings in the Caribbean, and travelling there on a Gulfstream G650. This would be a dream trip…

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Investing in airports

Date:
October 6th, 2015

Interesting news from France recently, with the government announcing it intends to privatise Lyon and Nice airports. This is a big move, as for a long time most airports in France were state-owned. This was followed…

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Private jet charter operators in the USA: Part 91 vs Part 135

Date:
October 1st, 2015

Over a fifth of PrivateFly’s flights now take place in the US and this is a rapidly growing market for us. It’s also quite a different market to Europe, in a number of ways. (See…

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The supercar of the skies (which anyone can fly)

Date:
September 30th, 2015

The Icon A5 is the new ‘flying car’ concept that everyone is talking about. With its first flight completed on 7 July 2014, it’s had quite a year. Recently, the company invited a group of…

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5 flights we flew this week (& their prices)

Date:
September 30th, 2015

During the summer months lots of our European flights are to popular summer leisure hotspots. But with Autumn now upon us, the mix of airports we’re using is changing and getting wider again. Here are…

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More bizav consolidation as Signature and Landmark to merge

Date:
September 25th, 2015

Another major business aviation consolidation is on the cards, following recent news that BBA Aviation plc – owners of Signature Flight Support – are proposing to buy rival Landmark Aviation, in a $2.065 billion deal.…

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Our 10 Favourite Aviation Firsts (and a first flight to St Helena)

Date:
September 23rd, 2015

St Helena might be a tiny island (just 10 x 5 miles) but last week it made big news in aviation.The very first landing took place on its new runway on 15th September 2015, by…

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Aircraft & Air Race Winners Of BGAD 2015

Date:
September 16th, 2015

A roundup of highlights from BGAD 2015, including aircraft and PrivateFly air race winners.

The world’s first ‘Jeticopter’?

Date:
September 16th, 2015

Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, it’s a TriFan 600, an intriguing new flying invention that has caught our eye. The TriFan 600 can’t really be described as either a private jet…

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