Tag: private jets

Bombardier reaffirms commitment to cover operational flights with SAF

Bombardier says it is cementing its industry leadership in sustainability by reaffirming its commitment to cover all operational flights with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), utilising the Book-and-Claim system. One year after announcing its landmark agreement with Signature Aviation, the manufact...

Shared flights take pressure off unsustainable empty jets

By not letting an aircraft fly empty, XO says it is making private travel more affordable and greener. Lynn Fischer explains how it is alleviating its climate impact with seat sales on shared flights. Having recently expanded its most popular membership route between New York and south Florida, X...

Climate activist ‘pours human faeces’ on Captain Sir Tom Moore memorial in protest over private jets

By Connor Sephton, skynews Sir Tom, who walked 100 laps of his garden before his 100th birthday to raise more than £32m for the NHS, died in Bedford Hospital in February 2021 after testing positive for COVID-19. Footage appears to show a climate activist pouring human faeces on a memorial for...

How dependent is tourism industry on private jets?

Private jets have become the center of attention in the last couple of days, and many have debated what should become of this segment of the aviation industry. However, while it might not seem that prominent at first glance, private jets are one of the key cogs in the tourism industry –especially ...

Dubai-Based Stanton & Partners Aviation Extends IADA’s Global Reach

Stanton & Partners Aviation, dedicated to the sale and purchase of private jets and catering to ultra-high-net-worth individuals, has become the most recent member of the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA). Led by Founder and Managing Partner Allan Stanton, the international ai...

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim sees an increase in enquiries for private jets to Doha

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has seen a surge in requests for private jets to Doha as football fever kicks in ahead of this year’s FIFA World Cup in Qatar. To accommodate the huge volume of requests and to make travel more convenient, DCAF will make available aircraft ranging from the very lig...

Private Jet Cards continue to command higher prices

Hourly jet card prices continue their upward trajectory, now up 28 percent since December 2020, according to Private Jet Card Comparisons (PJCC). The average hourly cost of fixed-rate or capped jet cards followed the 5 percent increase in the first quarter with a 6 percent hike in the second, the in...

Bristow secures new Mx agreements for AW139 fleet

Bristow Group has reached “the most favorable terms possible” on new, long-term maintenance agreements with Leonardo Helicopters and Pratt & Whitney for the operator’s fleet of AW139 helicopters. The new agreements follow the 2020 merger between Era and Bristow. Previously, Era’...

Isle of Man home to more private jets than France, Italy or Spain

By MICHIEL WILLEMS | cityam There are around 2,444 private jets registered in Western Europe, compared to 2,414 in 2020 and 2,344 in 2019, according to new research from private jet broker Colibri Aircraft, shared exclusively with City A.M. this weekend. Germany has the largest flee...

European private jet market sees a 42% drop in the number of pre-owned private jets for sale

Analysis from Colibri Aircraft, the private jet broker which specialises in the marketing, resale and purchase of pre-owned private aircraft, reveals there are only around 142 pre-owned private jets for sale in Europe at the moment, which is 42% lower than in December 2019 (there were 243 pre-owned...

F/LIST takes over ACC COLUMBIA production site in Erfurt

The internationally renowned provider of business jets, private jets, yachts, and luxury residences has taken over ACC COLUMBIA’s upholstery plant in Erfurt, thus actively boosting its aftermarket network.ACC COLUMBIA’s upholstery operations were absorbed by F. LIST GERMANY on 1 February 2021. ...

PrivateJetCost.com Helps Consumers Navigate Maze Of Private Jet Options

PrivateJetCost.com has launched the first and only statistical analysis system that incorporates a proprietary algorithm to provide consumers with the most appropriate private aviation solution based upon their specific needs and facilitates personal introductions to the private aviation compa...

Demand for private jets rises in the UAE over COVID-19 fears

By Cleofe Maceda, ZAWYA Although a pandemic-induced slowdown has decimated commercial airline passenger traffic, the private-jet industry in the UAE is taking off thanks to corporates and wealthy residents in the Emirates. Since the coronavirus lockdown was lifted a few months back, the cha...

People scared of COVID are booking private jets for the first time

By Vanita Salisbury, nypost.com For her recent birthday celebration, model Sofia Richie flew to Cabo San Lucas on a private jet with her nearest and dearest. “22 feels good,” she captioned a photo of the group in front of the 15-seater. Used to be, if you wanted to join the jet set, you h...

21% drop in sale of pre-owned private jets in Europe

Analysis of industry data by Colibri Aircraft, the private jet broker which specialises in the marketing, resale and purchase of pre-owned private aircraft, reveals that 152 pre-owned private jets were bought in Europe in 2019 - a drop of 21% when compared to 2018 when there were 192 sales.  Despi...

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