Private Aviation

10 Benefits of Flying by Private Jet

Efficiency, privacy and flexibility. These are just some of the reasons why flying private jet has become so popular over recent years. While many commercial airliners do offer great business or first class service, there is the domestic seating and numerous time wasters that leave more to be desired. Whether …

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What’s the Right Private Jet for Your Flight?

Choosing the appropriate private aircraft is an important decision. From light jets to heavy jets, from comfort and luxury to speed and convenience; there is a wide array of options when it comes to selecting the private jet that fits your needs. Just relax and make sure that your operator …

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Why Does Airline Food Taste Bland?

Two questions I am often asked ‘why does airline food taste so terrible’ and ‘is the food on a corporate jet better than airline food’.  Well yes, when it comes to airline cuisine it can be anybody’s guess as to what has been dropped in front of you.  With regards …

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The Future of Business Aviation

This year’s EBACE convention (the European Business Aviation Convention) really gave me some food for thought, after having the opportunity to view some of the static aircraft displays, view new aircraft to the market, and chat to some exhibitors. It got me thinking about the direction the business aviation industry …

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Cabin Crew FAQS

I thought I would take the opportunity to answer some questions I am frequently asked by those who are interested in becoming cabin crew and gaining their wings.   How old do you have to be to become Cabin Crew? It is usually a minimum of 18 years, for some …

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Timezone Hopping and Jet Lag

With spring upon us hopefully many of you are jetting off to sunny climes, one of the questions I am often asked is “how do you deal with jet lag and hopping though multiple time zones?”    It has to be said jet lag is nobodies friend, not even seasoned aircrews, …

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What Safety Training Do Cabin Crew Undergo?

In my last article I discussed the importance of safety training for anybody tasked with working onboard a private aircraft. I am often asked what training do Cabin Crew actually go through? Cabin Crew working in commercial operations in Europe have to complete an Attestation of Cabin Crew, this is …

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The Need for Safety Training in Private Aviation

In the last article I delved into the need for food safety training, following on from that, I wanted to give serious thought to the issue of proper safety and emergency procedures training. As you may well be aware commercial flight attendants go through rigorous safety training it can take …

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