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Pilatus PC24 Private Jet Profile

One of the latest aircraft to hit the private jet charter market is the Swiss manufactured Pilatus PC 24 Private Jet. Pilatus are the manufacturer of the well known PC12 which is a superb all round turboprop aircraft offering durability and comfort with incredible performance.
Pilatus PC24
The PC24 is a jet aircraft combining the versatility of a turboprop with the cabin size of a medium-light jet and the performance of a light jet. This new business jet has outstanding short field performance allowing it to take off and land on unpaved and restrictive runways as short as 893 metres.
 
Pilatus have taken some of the unique characteristics of the PC12 such as the large cargo door at the rear of the aircraft. This generous cargo door makes loading quick and easy, no other business jet includes a this as standard. The cargo hold can take 10-12 bags standard bags or over/unusually sized items.
PIlatus PC24 Interior
 
This aircraft is not only a private jet but can also be configured for air ambulance, cargo or humanitarian missions. In fact Australia’s Royal Flying Doctor Service have ordered 5 air ambulance configured PC24’s due to their remarkable durability.
The typical cabin layout for the PC24 in a business jet configuration will be six executive seats with a flat cabin floor, another uncommon feature and a 501 cu ft cabin.
pilatus pc 24 cargo door
If you want to charter the new Pilatus PC24 Private Jet or find out how much is a Pilatus PC24 to charter? Get in touch with our private jet experts on +44 20396 00123 or email us at info@dbbaviation.com, or request a quote here, we are available 24 hours a day to assist you.

What Are The Busiest Private Jet Airports in Europe?

One of the many benefits of flying on a private jet its the ability to get closer to your final destination than possible with a commercial airline. We’ve taken a look at the what are the busiest private jet airports in Europe based on the amount of traffic each airport handles.
 
Within the top 10 airports in Europe, 3 of these are based in London; Luton, Farnborough & Biggin Hill.
 
Of the top 10, surprisingly only 3 of the busiest private jet airports in Europe are exclusive to private jets only, these are; Paris Le Bourget, London Farnborough and London Biggin Hill Airport.
 
The rest of the top 10 is made up of capital cities and classic jet set locations that you might expect to be popular, check out the full list below and the number of private jet “movements” they had during 2017.
 
1. Paris Le Bourget – 50,684
2. Nice Cote d’Azur – 34,536
3. Geneva – 33,812
4. London Luton – 28,890
5. Zurich – 24,596
Nice Airport
Nice airport is extremely busy over the summer months
6. London Farnborough – 24,502
7. Milan Linate – 19,150
8. Moscow Vnukovo – 18,322
9. Rome Ciampino – 15,520
10. London Biggin Hill – 15,132
 
Each “movement” means either 1 take off or 1 landing, considering the numbers Paris Le Bourget was almost 50% busier than second place Nice. 
 
Do you need a private jet charter to one of these airports or anywhere else? Get in touch with our private jet hire experts today on info@dbbaviaiton.com or +442039600123 or send us a request.
Cessna Citation Jet 2 Exterior

Private Jet Air Ambulance Flights

When accidents happen and you need to get home, sometimes the only solution to travel safely is a private jet air ambulance.
What is a private jet Air Ambulance?
An air ambulance is a specially equipped aircraft; either a helicopter or a fixed wing plane whose sole priority is to transport and repatriate ill and unwell passengers who are not able to fly on regular airlines.
How do I know if I need a private jet Air Ambulance?
There is no right or wrong answer to this question, our team have assisted with transporting people around the world with a variety of conditions all differing in severity. The best way to find out is get in touch with the team and we can help you determine if an air ambulance is the best solution for you.
Air Ambulance Private Jet
Is there a doctor on an private jet Air Ambulance?
Every air ambulance we arrange will have a doctor and nurse (or paramedic) on board. Specially trained in treating passengers during flights, depending on your requirements the medical
team on board will look after your every need while on board.
Private Jet Air Ambulance Cabin
Can I take a passenger with me on board a private jet Air Ambulance?
Most air ambulances will allow one accompanying passenger on board during the flight. This is however, always.
Can I fly straight home on an Air Ambulance?
Sometimes yes, depending on the two locations involved, we can arrange for a direct flight. Occasionally if the distance is too great, such as South East Asia and the UK, the trip might require a brief stop for refuelling. This is always done as quick as possible with as little disruption to the patient.
How do I book an Air Ambulance?
The first thing to do is email or call dBB Aviation’s charter expert team. We will take some details from you such as; location of the patient, destination and preferred receiving hospital and some basic information on the patients condition. We will reach out to our network and present you with a variety of suitable options.
If you need help repatriating a loved one or have some questions about an air ambulance flight, get in touch for impartial advice and a free air ambulance quote from our charter experts today on +442039600123 or info@dbbaviation.com

Legacy 500 Private Jet Profile

Launching in 2014, Embraer’s Legacy 500 private jet has gone on to create a class of its own. Carrying up to 10 passengers, the Legacy 500 has been introduced to the market as a direct competitor. Competing against aircraft such as Bombardier’s Challenger 350 and Gulfstream’s G280.
Legacy 500 Private Jet
The cabin height and width only differ by a few centimetres compared to the Challenger 350 and Gulfstream G280. Passengers compliment the Legacy 500 on how roomy the cabin feels thanks to its efficient design. With upgraded technology passengers are also very surprised by how quiet the aircraft is during flight. 7 windows on each side bathe the cabin in light continuing the spacious feel. With a flying range of up to 5,788km, the Legacy 500 private jet actually exceeded the distance anticipated by engineers in the design stage by 231km. The Legacy 500 will cruise at 45,000 ft, reaching the class benchmark set by its rival the Challenger 350.
Legacy 500 Private Jet Interior
 
The Legacy 500 stands apart from other aircraft for speed, take off distance required and on board technology. While travelling, passengers and crew enjoy a whole range of modern features. Currently priced at a cool $6 million dollars less than the Challenger 350, the Legacy 500 gives fantastic value considering what you get for your money.
 
A flat cabin floor, 6ft stand up cabin and low pressurisation make the Legacy 500 very comfortable to travel in. These features will leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed on arrival. The fully adjustable seats transform into a variety of different positions, allowing for both a productive office environment and a comfortable family setting.
Legacy 500 Cockpit
Embraer’s Legacy 500 baggage hold is generous at 110 cubic feet and can take a large case per passenger plus hand luggage with ease. There’s also 45 cubic feet of baggage in the rear of the aircraft to compliment the main hold.
Why not hire a Legacy 500 for your next trip? Contact our private jet hire experts today for more information on info@dbbaviation.com or +442039600123 or request a quote here.
Helicopter Landing at Battersea Heliport

London Airport Helicopter Transfer

London has several airports serving the capital and often you can find yourself caught in rush hour traffic adding considerable time to your journey.
Why not take the stress out of airport transfers and book a London airport helicopter transfer with dBB Aviation. With two dedicated heliports serving London, we can get you to the airport in minutes rather than hours. Serving west London, Battersea heliport is located minutes from the likes of Mayfair, Chelsea and Holland Park. If you’re located in east London, Falcon heliport is only minutes drive from Canary Wharf and the City of London. 
Helicopter Landing at London Heliport
A transfer to/from London Biggin Hill Airport takes only 8 minutes in a twin engine Agusta 109 allowing you to arrive stress free. Battersea heliport has a comfortable lounge which you to relax in prior to you flight should you wish. Alternatively, you can arrive just minutes before your departure and board the helicopter.
 
Battersea Heliport Terminal
How long is a helicopter flight from London to the airport?
Stansted – Battersea/Falcon Heliport = 15mins
Luton – Battersea/Falcon Heliport = 15mins
Farnborough – Battersea/Falcon Heliport = 13mins
Biggin Hill – Battersea/Falcon Heliport = 8mins
Did you know dBB Aviation can arrange helicopter flights to and from any location in addition to London?
Get in touch with our private jet & helicopter charter experts on info@dbbaviation.com for a free quote for your next London airport helicopter transfer or call +44 20396 00123.
Learjet 75 Private Jet Interior

Learjet 75 Private Jet Profile

The Learjet 75 is one of the latest private jets to role off of Bombardier’s production line. Physically, the air frame of the Learjet 75 is very similar to the older Learjet 45. The entire aircraft has been re-modelled and brought up to date in order to create a truly luxurious private jet.
Learjet 75 Private Jet
Designed for ultimate privacy and comfort, the flat floor allows ease of movement and the pocket door reduces noise levels. The Learjet 75 has a whole range of tech on board. Boasting an advanced cabin management system, integrated speakers and personal touch screen monitors that stow or deploy as you need.
Learjet 75 Private Jet Interior
Bombardier’s Learjet 75 is the fastest private jet in its category and has a impressive range even with a full 8 passenger load. Offering a high level of comfort, the double club seating configuration is a hit with all types of travellers. Proven to be a very popular aircraft with our customers all year round we look forward to welcoming you aboard.
 
If you would like more information on the Learjet 75 for your next private jet charter flight, get in touch with our private jet experts on info@dbbaviation.com or call us 24/7 on +44 (0)20 396 00123
Nice Cote d'Azur

Top Private Jet Destinations 2019

Summer is only around the corner and its time to start thinking about where you might jet off to for some much needed sunshine.  We’ve selected our pick of Europe’s top private jet destinations for 2019 and good news! They are only few hours away no matter where you are on the continent.
We’ve put together a rundown of 3 of the most popular locations below.
 
Cote d’Azur
Nice, Cannes, Toulon-Hyeres, St Tropez-La Mole Airports
Popular with jet setters all year round the Cote d’Azur is a must visit location in the summer, take a stroll along one of the promenades, experience fine dining across the city or explore one of France’s premier artists at the Musée Matisse. Heading to Monaco? Nice is only 30 minutes drive by road or why not allow for dBB Aviation to arrange a helicopter transfer getting you to Monaco heliport in just 10 minutes.
One way prices on a private jet from London to Nice starting at: £5,800 GBP
Return prices (2 nts) London to Nice from: £8,000 GBP
Empty leg prices London to Nice from: £2,300 GBP
Recommended private jet for this flight: Nextant 400XTi or Citation CJ2
Nice Cote d'Azur
The Algarve
Faro Airport
Blue skies, golden beaches and fantastic seafood are just a few of the reasons why the Algarve is one of our most in demand destinations every year. Find your perfect setting and take your pick from a whole host of villas, 5* hotels or quaint guesthouses. Villamoura marina offers a fantastic location to meet your yacht and take in the breeze from the Atlantic.
One way prices on a private jet from London to Faro from: £8,500 GBP
Return prices (2 nts) London to Faro from: £13,000 GBP
Empty leg prices London to Faro from: £5,500 GBP
Recommended private jet for this flight: Citation XLS or Phenom 300
Faro by private jet
Balearic Islands
Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca, Menorca Airports
Ibiza’s unrivalled night life is just one of the reasons that the White Isle is so popular each year. With opening parties looming, now is the perfect time to book your trip. If you’re looking for something a little less intense, one of Menorca’s beautiful beaches is sure to hit the spot and if cycling or hiking is more your thing, the mountainous terrain and fantastic scenery of Majorca make for a perfect tour.
One way prices on a private jet from London to Ibiza from: £8,100 GBP
Return prices (2 nts) London to Ibiza from: £12,500 GBP
Empty leg prices London to Ibiza from: £6,000 GBP
Recommended private jet for this flight: Citation Latitude or Legacy 500

Ibiza by Private Jet

dBB Aviation are always happy to provide advice and guidance at any stage to make sure your needs are met entirely. If you’re looking at flights to one of our top private jet destinations for 2019 mentioned in this article or anywhere else worldwide, why not contact one of our private jet charter experts on info@dbbaviation.com or +44(0)2039600123 today for a free quote today.

Citation XLS Private Jet Profile

Cessna’s Citation XLS is easily one of the most popular jets on the private jet charter market. With space for up to 9 passengers, this aircraft is a work horse of both the European and U.S markets, we’ve taken a look at the key features which make the XLS so popular.
Citation XLS Private Jet
 
Spacious Cabin
With the largest cabin in class, the Citation XLS really allows you to get to your destination in comfort. Available in 2 different configurations, the most common layout is 6 full seats plus a 2 seat divan. The Citation XLS seats are wide and comfortable without compromising on freedom of movement around the cabin.
Performance
The Citation XLS has fantastic performance for a Super Light private jet. With the ability to travel from London to Marrakech, New York to the Caribbean or Hong Kong to Singapore. The XLS Citation offers fantastic value for money while getting closer to your destination.
 
Citation XLS Private Jet Cabin
Baggage Capacity
The Citation XLS baggage hold is unrivalled with 80 cubic feet of external storage. Translating this to real life terms, even with 8 passengers travelling there’s no worry about having to cut back on the amount of bags travelling.
 
Want to know how much it costs to charter a Citation XLS? Contact our private charter experts today on info@dbbaviation.com or +442039600123.
Challenger 604 Private Jet

How Much Does A Private Jet Flight Cost?

One of the most frequent questions we get asked is “how much does it cost to hire a private jet?”. Private jet pricing consists of several different factors all of which have to be considered when calculating each trip.
 
Below is a list of the variables and a brief explanation of each cost associated with chartering a private jet;
 
– Number of passengers – taxes, catering etc. for each passenger
– Distance of the flight – how long will the aircraft be flying for?
– Size of the aircraft – how much does the aircraft cost to fly per hour?
– Re position involved both before and after the trip – is a ferry flight required?
 
We take the stress out of hiring a private jet by providing you an all in price every time we quote and providing trip support right up until you land.
 
Sample Prices
As an example of what you might expect to pay, we have listed a variety of aircraft and a typical route to give you a idea of the price to charter a private jet.
Very Light JetCitation Mustang 4 seats
Luton to Paris return Price: 6,000 GBP Flight time 55mins
Cessna Citation Mustang Private Jet
 
Light Jet – Citation Bravo 7 seats
Luton to Nice return Price: 11,600 GBP Flight time 1hr 45mins
 
Super Light JetCitation XLS+ 8 Passenger Seats
Biggin Hill to Faro return 14,900 GBP Flight time 2hrs 40mins
 
Heavy Jet – Challenger 604 12 Passenger Seats
Luton to Teterboro 68,500 GBP Flight time 7hrs 30mins
Challenger 604 Private Jet
 
When a private jet is flying back to its base with no passengers on board, either after a one way trip or flying to another airport between trips, the cost is partially paid for by the previous flight, this is called an empty leg. Empty leg flights can offer significant savings of up to 75% to our customers who are looking to hire a private jet. Visit our empty leg page for more information.
 
For further information or if you have a flight in mind which you would like a quote for, contact your private jet charter experts on +44 20 396 00123 or email us at info@dbbaviation.com
Global 6000 Private Jet

Global 6000 Private Jet Profile

The Global 6000 private jet is a wide body aircraft manufactured by Canadian company Bombardier, one of the worlds best aircraft manufacturers. The Global 6000 private jet provides a great cabin experience and delivers maximum comfort to passengers. With the fastest in-flight wifi through ka-band technology, passengers can stay connected. On board, the Global 6000’s advanced cabin management system makes relaxing fun. Passengers can watch movies, display documents on large cabin monitors and control cabin ambience at the touch of a button.
Global 6000 Private Jet
The Global 6000‘s spacious cabin seats up to 14 passengers across three functional zones with areas for; rest, work/dining and sleep. The cabin is bright and extremely quiet and gives passengers superior comfort for any length of flight. The rear of the aircraft has a divan bed & spacious wardrobe allowing privacy and a sound sleep for overnight flights.
 
Combining fantastic performance, range, speed and comfort the Global 6000 can fly 11,100KM, the equivalent of flying from London Farnborough to Tokyo. Another combination of cities that can be reached with a direct flight is from Paris to Los Angeles. With a global reach, this aircraft really lives up to its name.
 
For more information in regards to chartering a beautiful Global 6000 private jet, you can contact your private jet charter experts on +44 20 396 00123 or email us at info@dbbaviation.com or why not request a quote via our website?
 
 


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