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PrivateFly reports fastest go-now flight: 16 minutes from enquiry to take off

PrivateFly reports fastest go-now flight: 16 minutes from enquiry to take off

PrivateFly, the on-demand private jet charter booking platform, has reported its fastest ever ‘Go now’ flight; taking just 16 minutes from enquiry to take-off. The client, who was already at Teteboro Airport, New York, urgently needed to fly the 885

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PrivateFly appoints Music and Entertainment Specialist

PrivateFly appoints Music and Entertainment Specialist

On-demand private charter provider PrivateFly, a Directional Aviation company, has announced the appointment of Elliot Bottomley as Head of Music and Entertainment in Europe. Following a music management background, Bottomley spent four years running Artist Charter, a niche charter broker

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PrivateFly’s new annual charter trends report reflects a period of ‘Change and Growth’ for the company

PrivateFly’s new annual charter trends report reflects a period of ‘Change and Growth’ for the company

On-demand private charter provider PrivateFly, a Directional Aviation company, has released its latest Private Jet Charter Trends report, which looks back over the whole of 2019. The findings include a shift towards clients choosing larger aircraft; details of the company’s

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PrivateFly launches its new season city pairs routes

PrivateFly launches its new season city pairs routes

Private charter platform PrivateFly, a Directional Aviation company, has announced a new and extended list of discounted, fixed-price charter routes for the autumn and winter season. This follows the successful launch of its City Pairs offering earlier this year, which

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PrivateFly launches fixed price ‘City-Pairs’ in Europe this summer

PrivateFly launches fixed price ‘City-Pairs’ in Europe this summer

On-demand charter service PrivateFly has launched new ‘City Pairs’ pricing – fixed and discounted rates for key destination pairings in Europe this summer, on the Nextant 400XTi. The offer includes flights to and from London, Paris, Nice, Palma, Ibiza, Milan,

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PrivateFly integrates with Skyjet

PrivateFly integrates with Skyjet

On-demand charter broker PrivateFly has completed its integration with Skyjet, with the two companies now operating as a single entity under the PrivateFly brand, within Directional Aviation’s OneSky portfolio. The move sees PrivateFly now double in size, as it moves to

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Privatefly launches exclusive €6000 route pricing between London and Geneva for the winter season

Privatefly launches exclusive €6000 route pricing between London and Geneva for the winter season

PrivateFly has launched an exclusive private jet flight price between London Luton and Geneva this ski season (1 December 2018 – 28 February 2019), targeting the popular winter route for both business and leisure travellers – including those looking to travel by private

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PrivateFly bets the house

PrivateFly bets the house

There are many ways of reducing risk when you start a new business. You could test the concept while staying in your job or find investors and use other peoples’ money. The other extreme might be to sell your home

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Kenn Ricci’s Directional Aviation buys PrivateFly

Kenn Ricci’s Directional Aviation buys PrivateFly

One Sky, part of Directional Aviation, has acquired online charter broker PrivateFly. Adam Twidell and his wife Carol Cork (pictured) founded PrivateFly in 2008 by mortgaging their house and created the first real online business jet charter portal. The husband

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Market growth, consolidation and cybercurrency: predictions for a challenging year

Market growth, consolidation and cybercurrency: predictions for a challenging year

The private aviation sector grew more last year than at any time since the 2008 financial crisis, with activity up 4% year-on-year in Europe. And this growth is set to continue in 2018, according to PrivateFly. The global private jet

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