Airports get ready for Davos influx

Date:
January 5th, 2017

The World Economic Forum takes place later this month, from January 17-20 2017, in Davos, Switzerland. Private jet charter to Davos. Given participants arrive from over 100 different countries, this is always a major demand peak for…

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We visit the world’s first drive-through FBO

Date:
January 5th, 2017

Last year I took a trip to Providenciales in the Turks & Caicos Islands, which is one of the most popular private jet hotspots in the Caribbean. There I met Debby Aharon, CEO of the Provo Air…

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Can a private jet land at a big airport?

Date:
January 2nd, 2017

Private jets have a much wider choice of airports to use than airline flights – ten times more airports worldwide in fact. But while some of the well known big airports are often the best…

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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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The new Gulfstream G600 takes flight

Date:
December 20th, 2016

The next generation of Gulfstream jets took a major step forward earlier this week, as the first G600 made its maiden flight. This is one of the manufacturer’s pair of eagerly-awaited ‘optimised’ long range jets, its first new…

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Airline & airport strikes over the Christmas holiday

Date:
December 19th, 2016

Strikes are set to disrupt airline travel for Christmas travellers departing from the UK, with staff at many UK airports due to stage a 48-hour walk out from Friday December 23rd. The strike involves workers at ground…

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How do slots work for private jet flights?

Date:
December 13th, 2016

While one of the major benefits of private jet travel is being able to fly at short notice and at your preferred times, some airports do operate a slot system for private jet take-offs and landings.…

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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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Will the supersonic Boom take flight in 2017?

Date:
December 6th, 2016

2017 may be the year that a new era of high speed passenger flight takes a supersonic leap forward. As earlier this month Boom Supersonic announced its prototype will take to the skies at some point late…

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Courchevel now accessible for private charter flights

Date:
December 4th, 2016

Private aviation can save a great deal of time for ski travel – allowing skiers to reach resort areas faster than airlines. You can save up to 10 hours of skiing time on a return…

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