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March 12, 2020

Day trips – offered by the seat.

Take advantage of our empty seat program and explore Mykonos and Santorini at a fraction of a cost of a full charter of a day trip. Share the cost of a helicopter flight and join in one of the flights departing every day at 12:00 and returning at 19:00 You have the option to stay overnight or utilize only one leg of the flight. Depending on the
March 12, 2020

Save the Planet Save Money Too!

Reduce your carbon footprint from your private jet/helicopter travel. Back in 2013, we established the empty leg utilization on the private jet and helicopter flight. The objective was to utilize the positioning – repositioning flights of the chartered airplanes and helicopters. When there is a booked flight from a location A to the location B (leg 1),
February 28, 2020

Can aviation ever be truly green?

Can aviation ever be truly green is the question Tom Parsons, low carbon, commercial development manager, at Air BP, looks in to. There’s no denying that air travel has changed the way the world works, but our ability to fly pretty much wherever and whenever we like comes at an environmental cost, with aviation accounting
December 30, 2019

Inside the Pilatus PC-24

December 24, 2019

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

From all of us, our warmest wishes for you and your loved ones, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
December 24, 2019

Santa is on his way!

Since we’re all about #flying, track #santa and see where he’s next stop is https://www.noradsanta.org Merry Christmas to all!
December 11, 2019

John Travolta shows off private customised Boeing Business Jet

John Travolta took to the skies on Jay Leno’s Garage to show off his Boeing Business Jet. Boeing’s premiere private jet retails for $57 million (£45.5 million) when new, plus an additional $20 million to $25 million (£16 million to £20 million) for the interior design and installation. Travolta has had his pilot license for 45 years and a jet license for 20. He is such an avid flier that his house is attached to a runway, so he can literally park his jets in the driveway. Jay Leno was so impressed that he called Travolta a “hero.” Read more here 
November 11, 2019

Private Jet Tipping Etiquette

Tipping a taxi, town car or Uber driver is pretty standard in most parts of the world, although how much varies widely. If you charter a yacht, you are expected to tip the crew, something that can run over $10,000 depending on the price of your rental. You likely tip the valet at a restaurant as you do the waiters and waitresses. In some places, if you leave a negligible tip, they might follow you to find out what you were unhappy about. Read more https://www.forbes.com/sites/douggollan/2019/09/30/private-jet-tipping-etiquette/#41b5d9b0cb4d
November 7, 2019

Fly to World Economic Forum Davos, Switzerland 21-24 January 2020

  The 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting will be held on 21-24 January 2020, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. WEF annual meetings aim to engage world leaders in collaborative activities to shape the global, regional, and industry agendas at the beginning of each year. The development of the meetings’ program is driven by WEF’s mission –- improving the state of the world. Four global issues clearly stand out as urgent and important, and will feature prominently on the agenda at the Annual Meeting 2020 in Davos: How to address the urgent climate and environmental challenges that are harming our ecology […]
October 14, 2019

Fly to Ancient Olympia for the Olympic flame lighting ceremony

The 2020 Summer Olympics are coming and with them, the Olympic flame lighting ceremony on March 12 2020 in Ancient Olympia, Greece. Eleven women, representing the Vestal Virgins, perform a celebration at the Temple of Hera in which the first torch of the Olympic Torch Relay is kindled by the light of the Sun, its rays concentrated by a parabolic mirror. The flame then will start its route to Japan, where it will start its course March 26 from Naraha to Minamisoma and finally make its way into the Olympic Stadium of Tokyo for the 2020 Summer Olympics opening ceremony […]
October 11, 2019

The world’s leading private jet manufacturers

Airbus Corporate Jets Airbus are best recognised as manufacturers of large aircraft that are commonly used by commercial airlines. However, since 1997, they have also been designing and producing business jets. Airbus offer the most modern and comprehensive jets in the world, focusing on giving customers wide and spacious cabins to travel in. Beechcraft Corporation The Beechcraft Corporation, formerly known as Hawker Beechcraft, was founded in 1932. As of today, there is a range of nine different Hawker business jets available. These aircraft vary in size, being able to hold between 5 and 12 passengers. Boeing Business Jets Boeing have […]
September 16, 2019

What it was like to fly the first commercial flight in 1914

The Wall Street Journal reports the 23-minute commute was an instant sensation, immediately inspiring copycat airlines focused on delivering service between two specific destinations throughout the country. Los Angeles was suddenly connected to Catalina Island by way of air travel. The same for New York and Atlantic City, and Florida with several Caribbean ports. The age of the airline was born. read more https://eu.usatoday.com/story/travel/roadwarriorvoices/2016/01/04/what-it-was-like-to-fly-the-first-commercial-flight-in-1914/83201288/
September 12, 2019

Grand Caravan joins the Greek Air Taxi Network

This Grand Caravan that joined the greek air taxi network can land even on then short runways. Known as work horse know is approved for day and night flights for passenger-cargo- medical flights, check out the following photos :
September 7, 2019

Flying in the 60s

August 28, 2019

World’s First Commercial Airline & the Greatest Moments in Flight

from https://www.space.com/16657-worlds-first-commercial-airline-the-greatest-moments-in-flight.html On Jan. 1, 1914, the world’s first scheduled passenger airline service took off, operating between St. Petersburg and Tampa, Fla. The St. Petersburg-Tampa Airboat Line was a short-lived endeavor — only four months — but it paved the way for today’s daily transcontinental flights. The first flight’s pilot was Tony Jannus, an experienced test pilot and barnstormer. The first paying passenger was Abaram C. Pheil, former mayor of St. Petersburg. Their 21-mile (34-kilometer) flight across the bay to Tampa took 23 minutes. They flew in a “flying boat” designed by Thomas Benoist (pronounced ben-wah), an aviation entrepreneur from […]
August 21, 2019

13 Of The Strangest Aircraft That Actually Flew

From https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/g1420/17-bizarre-aircraft-we-love-and-the-stories-behind-them/ Alexander Lippisch’s Aerodyne To look at Alexander Lippisch’s Aerodyne is to be baffled at how engineers managed to get such a crazy thing off the ground. And it’s far from alone in the gallery of bizarrely shaped aircraft we’ve seen over the years. From balance-driven helicopters to inflatable airplanes, even a cursory tour through the history of aviation reveals some strange beasts that look little like the jet shape we’re all accustomed to. You have to wonder, why do aircraft designers keep building such far-out flying machines? We asked Dan Hagedorn, the curator of Seattle’s Museum of Flight, who […]

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