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Inside the Global 7500 – one of the most luxurious jets on the charter market

At first sight, Bombardier’s ultra-long-range Global 7500 exudes an aura of comfort and luxury that may seem more akin to a Rolls Royce or Bentley than a Ferrari. Yet, a closer inspection of the aircraft’s history and design reveals a different story altogether. The fact that the first purchaser of this model was none other than the former Formula 1 …

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Private Aviation Headwinds into Summer 2022

Written by Aaron Stein, Head of Flight Management  Moving into the summer season and second half of 2022, official figures continue to report on record worldwide business jet movements, with the sector in some markets operating levels some 20% higher than in 2019. With increasing levels of activity, the industry is facing a range of unique challenges pertinent to global …

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How to Beat Jet Lag: The Expert Way

Most people who travel the globe are all too familiar with the effects of jet lag. It typically occurs when a plane crosses three or more time zones, disrupting the body’s natural circadian rhythm. But although jet lag is common, there are plenty of factors that can impact its severity. That’s why we asked high-performance consultants, Hinsta, for their expert …

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Five Benefits of Private Jet Charter

Why do the world’s movers and shakers, celebrities and thought leaders choose to fly privately? When it comes to business or leisure, short hops or far-flung destinations, private jet charter offers a multitude of advantages beyond the exceptional service and comfort it’s renowned for. Let’s dive into some of the benefits of flying privately. 1. Your Time Is All Yours …

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2021: A Brighter Future Awaits

Words by Victor Co-CEO, Toby Edwards.  Boris Johnson’s announcement to the U.K on Monday 4th January furthered the ongoing adversity for our country, introducing a nationwide lockdown with an unspecified end date to control the spread of coronavirus. Protecting the NHS is without doubt the national priority and rightly so. We must all stay at home unless excused by limited reasons permitted in law. The restrictions on travel which we have become accustomed to, as part of our government’s ‘Tier-system’, wipe-away the majority …

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Reflecting on 2020

As we stride out into 2021, we reflect on 2020 – a year like no other. The year that the unknown infiltrated around us and the world came to a halt to deal with a single crisis, which continues to affect us all. We extend our warmest wishes to everyone who has been impacted. Despite the challenges, we will remember 2020 …

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Financial Protection Guaranteed

Destination – determined. Aircraft – carefully chosen and confirmed. Charter quotation – accepted with your personal account manager. So, what now? Wherever you are going and no matter the aircraft type and operator, at Victor we take your investment in our service seriously. It is important to us that you are in control throughout the whole process, and so we …

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Prepare for optimal performance

The technique keeping Formula 1 drivers and the world’s top-flight CEOs on track With the Monaco Grand Prix a noticeable gap in our calendar, we caught up with Hintsa Performance to offer you insight into their world-leading high-octane, high-performance coaching. Responsible for keeping Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel fighting fit, they know what it takes to reach the top – …

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Why Transparency Is More Important Than Ever

An Opinion Piece by Victor Co-CEO, Toby Edwards.  In my last entry, I discussed the unavoidable turmoil that aviation has experienced, and still is experiencing, in the face of COVID-19. Now, there is a justifiable and welcome sense of optimism within the business aviation sector, ignited by an anticipation that individuals who have never chartered before are now more likely …

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Aviation: The Present & The Future

An Opinion Piece by Victor Managing Director, Toby Edwards.  This week has sadly come with more bad news for the aviation industry as Rolls-Royce announced they are cutting 9,000 jobs amid the coronavirus crisis. It’s becoming increasingly apparent by the day that the “V” shape recovery we were all hopeful for in April isn’t going to happen, at least for the …