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Fly with Purpose: Victor Launches Climate Action Strategy

At Victor we are not content with becoming one of Europe’s fastest growing private jet charter companies. We have been working hard over the past 12 months to address the challenge of how flying can fit in a low-carbon future. Last year we introduced a Carbon Offset Scheme which saw 25% of our bookings flying carbon neutral. It was a …

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Introducing Victor Referrals

At Victor, we don’t stand still. Over the last 12 months, our commitment to innovation has resulted in the introduction of the private aviation industry’s first-to-market carbon-reduction programme. Carbon reduction was quickly followed by our pioneering loyalty programme Alto, another first for the industry and a programme that we will shortly be expanding to include Alto Partners to ensure our …

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Victor Collects Latest Tech Track 100 Award

The team blogged a few weeks back to confirm Victor’s fourth consecutive year in the Hiscox Sunday Times Tech Track 100. I’d like to personally follow-up on that after an amazing dinner last night to officially collect our award. The Tech Track 100 is a powerful barometer of the UK’s most dynamic private tech companies and I am again humbled …

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Renaissance plan

09/03/2018 Piaggio Aerospace Avanti Evo Imagine: you’re James Bond, making a fast getaway from the scene of a hair-raising hit job. Sprinting towards the (conveniently placed) nearby runway, with SPECTRE’s henchmen in hot pursuit, you’re confronted with a couple of clapped-out helicopters (no, too rusty, can’t take the risk), an antique cropduster that hasn’t seen service since 1923… and over …

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First to the Finnish Line

The countdown to Europe’s premier start-up event and global gathering of tech talent is on Slush 30th Nov – 01st Dec 2017 Helsinki, Finland One of the biggest events in the tech-world calendar, last year’s Slush played host to 2,300 start-ups, 1,100 investors and 600 journalists from 130 countries, cementing its reputation as the ultimate industry networking event on the …

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Fast Forward

For VICTOR’s Clive Jackson, technological advancement needn’t come at the expense of customer service. Ask yourself: by how much will technology change our lives over the next 10, 20, 30 years? The current pace of innovation is breathtaking. Most of us are already living in a semi-smart home in which we can control our entertainment, heating and lighting, and pay …

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Challenge Accepted

The designer Martin Kemp explains how he refitted a Bombardier Challenger 604 from the inside out. The Challenger is the third jet I have designed although the second we have done at my company MKD. We were asked to undertake the project by an existing client who had seen an earlier plane we had executed; they wanted something similar but …

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The Top Places to Visit in Zürich

Zürich is more than a pleasant place to do business. A consistent high performer in the Mercer Quality of Living Survey, which bases its findings on a set of metrics including the economy, education, the environment, health and transport, it offers a refreshing alternative to the cut and thrust of a megacity without compromising on cosmopolitan values. These days, you’ll …

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How much is it to hire a private jet?

The first question many people ask when thinking about hiring a private jet is: ‘how much does it cost to charter a plane?’ Of course, there’s no exact answer. This is because, just like booking a seat on a commercial flight, the price will differ depending on where you are flying to and from, your travel dates, when you book …