Having started accepting the cryptocurrency as payment for on-demand private jet charter flights in 2014, customers can now create a Bitcoin account with flight charges based on the value at the time of booking
Directional Aviation’s PrivateFly has launched a Bitcoin Jet Account. The move comes as it reveals more than one in 10 of its private jet flights were paid for in Bitcoin last month. The bookings represented 19% of its sales.
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Driven by a surge in new customers and a focus on leisure travel, pets with wealthy owners are increasingly finding themselves flying privately
The number of private jets flights with pets has doubled since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s according to Adam Twidell, CEO of jet card and on-demand charter broker PrivateFly.
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Ireland’s Donegal Airport has topped the private jet broker’s list for the third consecutive year
Donegal in Ireland has been named as the world’s most beautiful airport 2020 – for the third successive year as voted by over 6,000 flying fans. Voters praised Donegal’s “stunning varied scenery”, its “beautiful beaches in the vicinity of the airport” and the sweeping views of Mount Errigal and The Rosses on the approach.
PrivateFly, the poll’s organizer, is part of U.S.-based Directional Aviation whose portfolio includes Flexjet, Sentient Jet, FXAIR, Nextant Aerospace, among others.
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As the airlines cancel thousands of flights and suspend key routes, private aviation companies are sharing tales from the front lines
Repatriation flights by private aviation companies are bringing stranded travelers home
With airline schedules and operations in disarray, private aviation providers are filling the gap, getting repatriating citizens home safely.
Earlier today, Austria-based GlobeAir said it had repatriated 26 passengers. The travelers were mostly departing from France, Switzerland, and Spain trying to reach Switzerland, Germany, and the United Kingdom. The company uses Cessna Citation Mustangs that seat up to four passengers.
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