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Media Coverage

Q3 2017 report

PrivateFly is regularly featured in the media, as an expert source of information and insight about the private jet industry. Here's just a selection of our recent media coverage:

AFP - 8 June 2018

Aviation Week - 29 May 2018

The Telegraph - 23 May 2018

Chicago Tribune - 1 May 2018

Robb Report - 22 Apr 2018

Travel + Leisure - 13 Apr 2018

CNN - 11 Apr 2018

Business Insider - 12 Mar 2018

The Economist - 01 Mar 2018

GQ - 20 Feb 2018

Forbes - 07 Feb 2018

The Times - 20 Jan 2018

Flight Global - 16 Jan 2018

Fox News - 20 Dec 2017

CNN - 6 Dec 2017

Financial Times - 27 Nov 2017

Robb Report - 23 Nov 2017

The Telegraph - 15 Nov 2017

Flight International - 24 Oct 2017

The Times - 21 Oct 2017

Les Echos - 7 September 2017

Sun Sentinel - 25 August 2017

Nice Matin - 28 July 2017

Forbes - 18 July 2017

CNN - 13 June 2017

The Independent - 12 June 2017

Robb Report - 25 May 2017

Business Insider UK - 10 May 2017

Latest Press Releases

Flying visits...a day in the life of a private flyer - 25 June 2018
1 in 10 PrivateFly flights are same day returns - a 40% increase on 2017. More

How and where are private flyers taking off in 2018? - 8 May 2018
PrivateFly shares insights from its latest quarterly report, Private Jet Charter Trends (Q1 2018). More

Bucket list landings: Travellers name their too 10 scenic airports 2018 - 10 April 2018
PrivateFly’s 2018 poll sees Donegal ranked the world’s most stunning runway. More

PrivateFly's 10 most memorable flights - 22 March 2018
From the world's first bitcoin booking,to ten pets on one jet, PrivateFly looks back at a decade of flights. More

Double celebration at PrivateFly as it celebrates 10 years in business. - 7 March 2018
As 2017 saw more growth than at any time since the financial crisis, PrivateFly forecasts five key predictions for the year ahead. More

PrivateFly partners with Virtuoso to increase its B2B offering - 13 February 2018
As 2017 saw more growth than at any time since the financial crisis, PrivateFly forecasts five key predictions for the year ahead. More

2018 Will See 'Millennial' Growth In The Private Jet Sector - 09 January 2018
As 2017 saw more growth than at any time since the financial crisis, PrivateFly forecasts five key predictions for the year ahead. More

PrivateFly opens Santa's Gulfstream Grotto - 12 December 2017
The private charter platform brought some Ho Ho Ho to Harrods Aviation Luton, for a festive client event. More

PrivateFly continues US expansion with takeover of Bird Dog Jet - 28 November 2017
Private jet booking service says the deal is one of several opportunities it is looking at, to accelerate its US growth. More

Fly ‘back in time’ by private jet & celebrate New Year 2018 twice over - 13 November 2017
PrivateFly offers the ultimate double New Year’s Eve celebration itinerary, from Sydney to Honolulu in a Gulfstream G650ER. More

The private jet market is bouncing back, following a bumper summer - 23 October 2017
PrivateFly’s quarterly insights report (Q3 2017) reflects confidence returning to private aviation, with August volumes in Europe exceeding pre-recession levels for the first time since 2008. More

PrivateFly partners with 360 Private Villas to offer the ultimate luxury Chamonix ski experience by private jet - 10 October 2017
Leave the uncertainties of airline flights behind this winter for a week long ski itinerary by private jet and helicopter. More

Sitting comfortably in the cockpit: Research shows pilots’ job security is sky-high - 20 September 2017
87% of pilots say they feel secure in the jobs, compared to 72% five years ago, according to industry survey. More

60% increase in private jets heading to Las Vegas for Mayweather & McGregor fight - 21 August 2017
PrivateFly is seeing unprecedented demand for ‘Fight of the Century’ on 26th August and predicts likely airport closures to private jets during the event. More

PrivateFly’s fastest ever take-off has client airborne in 29 minutes - 20 July 2017
Other findings from PrivateFly’s April–June insights include spend increasing by 39% per flight, and 17% of private jet passengers were children. More

Trending this summer: Europe's 5 private jet hotspots - 29 June 2017
‘Unprecedented’ 54% demand increase for Mykonos is seeing some resorting to helicopters to get onto the island. More

PrivateFly sponsors 15-year old rising star of Formula 4 motorsport - 6 June 2017
The private charter platform is sponsoring ‘one to watch’ racing driver Olli Caldwell, for the F4 British Championship 2017. More

New data shows confidence returning to the private jet market, says PrivateFly - 9 May 2017
With industry figures showing demand increasing overall against 2016, PrivateFly’s latest insights reveal private jet users are spending 26% more. More

World's shortest runway at Saba is also the most scenic, according to annual travel poll - 25 April 2017
PrivateFly announces the Top 10 Scenic Airports, according to its 2017 poll of travellers and travel experts. More

PrivateFly is one of Europe’s fastest-growing companies, in the FT’s new league table - 24 April 2017
PrivateFly is one of Europe’s fastest-growing businesses, according to a new league table compiled by the Financial Times and Statista. More

No room on the ramp: The destinations where money can't buy a private jet this summer - 6 April 2017
While private jets can usually be booked right up to the last minute, PrivateFly is warning private jet travellers to book ahead of time this summer for certain destinations - or risk being unable to jet in at all. More

What's in the captain flight bag? Pilots reveal their packing secrets - 14 Mar 2017
The private jet booking platform surveyed pilots of all kinds, including airlines, private aviation, cargo and military. Pilots were asked about their packing lists, travel tips and experiences, top destinations, and favourite aviation moments in history. More

Pilots needed near you! (and other things you'd like to know about your captain) - 09 Mar 2017
While his earnings may be in line with a London tube driver, the typical pilot’s job security is sky-high, according to new research by PrivateFly More

PrivateFly strengthens Board & Management - 27 Feb 2017
PrivateFly, the private charter booking platform, has made a number of new senior appointments, to strengthen both its board and leadership team ahead of its next phase of growth in Europe and the USA. More

Who is the private jet customer? - 19 Jan 2017
PrivateFly has unveiled key characteristics of the typical private jet user, revealing a more modest profile than many might expect. More

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PrivateFly Quarterly Insights

Q3 2017 report

Every quarter PrivateFly publishes 'Private Jet Charter Trends', using insights from search and booking data.

This includes most popular destinations, aircraft, lead times and passenger demographics.

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