Summer 2015: Our Top 5 European destinations & prices

The summer months in Europe bring an increase in private jet charter demand, with July being the busiest month overall. But major spikes are also seen in May, June, August and September. This is different to the pattern in the USA where demand is more even year-round.

USA versus Europe seasonal graphThis is due to more leisure usage of private jets over this period: For holidays; weekend breaks; to commute to second homes or yachts.

Or for those attending some of the high profile VIP sports, cultural and lifestyle events that are concentrated in these months. Such as the Cannes Film Festival; Monaco and British Grand Prix; Champions League Final; Wimbledon and French Open Tennis; Art Basel; and premier horse racing and polo events.

Here are the private jet destinations for summer 2015 that are heating up on our flight search and enquiries to our Flight Team:

Nice Cote D’Azur, France 

Nice Cote D'Azur

London – Nice – London from £6 940/€9 660
Aircraft Type: Citation Mustang (3 night return)
Passengers: 4
Flight Time: 1 hour 55 minutes

Why fly? Eternally chic, Nice is the capital of the French Riviera, combining art, culture and beautiful beaches. As a 24-hour airport than can accommodate aircraft of all sizes, it’s the most popular landing spot for private jet flights to the Cannes Film Festival and Monaco Grand Prix. Clients often book helicopter transfers from Nice to reach their final destination on the Cote D’Azur.

Ibiza, Spain

Ibiza sunset

London – Ibiza – London from £10 080/€14 040
Aircraft Type: Embraer Phenom 100
Passengers: 4
Flight Time: 2 hour 15 minutes

Why fly? The ‘white isle’ is not only a mecca for VIP music and dance industry, but also popular with those looking for VIP luxury beach holidays and second home owners on the island. Ibiza airport is comparatively quiet in the winter months, but bursts into life over the summer period.

Palma, Mallorca


Manchester – Palma – Manchester from £10 200/€14 200
Aircraft Type: Citation Mustang (3 night return)
Passengers: 4
Flight Time: 2 hours 50 minutes

Why fly? Majorca attracts luxury travellers with its range of outstanding hotels and resorts, often situated in stunning unspoilt countryside or beach locations. Palma is also popular as a city break, with its Gothic cathedral and excellent restaurants.

Faro, Portugal


London – Faro – London from £10 040/€13 990
Aircraft Type: Citation Mustang (3 night return)
Passengers: 4
Flight Time: 2 hours 40 minutes

Why fly? The historical capital of the Algarve is the gateway to the region’s world-class golf courses, Michelin-starred restaurants and glorious beaches.

Olbia Costa Smerelda, Sardinia

Olbia Porto Istana

Paris – Olbia – Paris from £11 372/€15 840
Aircraft Type: Embraer Phenom 100 (3 night return)
Passengers: 4
Flight Time: 1 hours 44 minutes

Why fly? Olbia has become one of the most exclusive Mediterranean destinations in recent years, offering a combination of stunning natural scenery and beaches on the Costa Smeralda and renowned hotels, villas and resorts. It is also close to Porto Cervo – a regular mooring point for some of the biggest and most luxurious Superyachts in the world.

For a personalised quote to these destinations or any other, contact us or call our Flight Team (24 hours) on +44 1747 642 777