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.
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:
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?
How do you classify a business jet that’s so unique it doesn’t fit in any existing category? You create a new category. As such, the new Pilatus PC-24 is described by the manufacturer as a Super Versatile Jet, and therefore as “Crystal Class”.
Safety and quality always take top priority: Every aircraft and crew in commercial aviation is intensively checked and audited by the respective aviation authority – and Premium Jet is no exception. But we’ve gone one step further for our customers:
Sometimes you need things quick: A business deal or urgent meeting can’t always be planned in advance. If your meeting happens to be held in another city or country, you need a fast, simple way to travel. And if your business partner cancels the last meeting of the day at short notice and your family […]