BA & Lufthansa strikes: The opportunity and challenge for private jet charter

Date:
February 24th, 2010

Strikes by commercial airline crew are in the news again. Lufthansa’s pilots called off their strike after one day, but this still resulted in major disruption (900 flights grounded on Monday and it will take several days for normal operations to…

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PrivateFly wins Best Business award

Date:
February 17th, 2010

Received a great boost to the team this week – PrivateFly.com has won a Best Business award for ‘Best Innovation’.  The Best Business awards are one of the UK’s highest profile business awards and attract a large…

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Overweight Passengers Choose Private Jet Option

Date:
February 15th, 2010

One would have thought that the scheduled airlines industry have exhausted the options of how to extract every extra cent of revenue from their customers. From online booking to onboard scratch cards there is a…

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Signs of recovery?

Date:
February 9th, 2010

I’ve been reading about some encouraging signs of recovery in the industry in the last few days. Vistajet who are the second-largest private aviation company globally have announced a 20% growth in revenues in 2009…

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New iPhone app means business

Date:
February 3rd, 2010

Stop press. Very excited here – we have just launched our new iPhone app which the team have been working on for some time. So it’s great to see it finally in action. It’s amazing what…

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My travel habits

Date:
January 26th, 2010

A profile about my travel habits has appeared in the Times Online. Hopefully the tips may prove useful to someone out there! Excerpt below – for the full article see http://ow.ly/10wPk Why the private jet boss takes…

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Security Security Security….

Date:
January 25th, 2010

It constantly amazes me how airlines outsource their customers biggest bug bear of flying – security checks – to the airports. If you ask any traveller what was the worst aspect of flying, I reckon 90% would say airport…

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Hello World!

Date:
December 9th, 2009

I’m Adam Twidell, CEO of PrivateFly.com, an ex-RAF and private jet pilot. PrivateFly is a global online booking network which connects private jet customers with charter operators looking to fill their planes. This gives the…

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