2017 got off to a pleasing start in terms of the developments at Dübendorf Airport. The Zurich cantonal council’s decision to reassess future usage of the facility saw it do an about-face on January 11.
13 oversized windows, lots of natural light, a spacious cabin with fully flat floor and practical, vertical side walls: The Pilatus PC-24 is all about traveling in comfort. But the new Swiss-made plane is more than just an outstanding business jet in the conventional sense.
There are several thousand private jets available around the world for charter flights. Their owners are mostly companies and private individuals who use the jets for their own flights, and who often only have them chartered out via “their” operator when they don’t need them.
Do you check your car every time you go out driving? The tires, brakes, oil..? Probably not. It’s a different story for aircraft. Before a plane takes off, airlines have a team of engineers (and in the case of private jets, the cockpit crew) to conduct preflight checks. Maintenance and repair work is also mandatory after […]
Want to travel by private jet? Then you can either charter one, use a Jet Card, or buy your own aircraft. Each of these options has pros and cons which need to be carefully weighed up. This overview will help you:
22More revenue despite a difficult market situation? That’s exactly what we achieved with the “Premium Jet Businessjet-Charter Market Analysis” for the owner of a heavy jet, which was not operated by us at the time.
Despite my decades of experience with single-engine turbine planes, the Pilatus turboprops, I continue to be impressed by their design and reliability. The switch from military training to civil aviation also demonstrated cleverness and foresight.
The Pilatus PC-24 is a real novelty, combining the practical features of a turboprop with the cabin size and performance of a mid-size business jet. Customers around the world are eagerly anticipating its delivery. Here are the biggest milestones in the story of this Super Versatile Jets from Switzerland:
1. Why a private jet instead of a commercial flight?