Our top 5 private jet summer destinations;

We’ve put together the top five private jet destinations last summer. So why not give Falcona a call so we can help you charter the best aircraft and fly you to your favourite summer holiday destination in style.

1) Olbia

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Olbia is a dynamic city, which presents itself as a tourist destination, for the beautiful sea and beaches and also for the large number of places of cultural interest to visit. Olbia is a coastal city in northeast Sardinia, Italy.
  • the Romanesque former cathedral of San Simplicio (11th-12th century).
  • the Church of St. Paul Apostle (medieval period)
  • National Archaeology Museum

Airport: Olbia airport, just 6km southeast of the centre of Olbia, has a VIP terminal which is dedicated to private jet travel and is open 24 hours a day. Olbia Costa Smerelda Airport is also just a 40 minute drive to the glamorous Porto Cervo, with its Yacht Club a regular mooring point for some of the biggest and luxurious Superyachts in the world. Olbia Airport departures area,  Olbia is the main connection between Sardinia and the Italian peninsula.

Only minutes from world-wide renowned beaches, resorts, marinas, golf courses, and one of the most spectacular coastlines of the Mediterranean. On arrival you and your guests will enjoy a  secure, safe, and comfortable process through the terminal.

Weather – Olbia has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate with very mild winters, warm springs and autumns and hot summers.

Which Aircraft

Leading the way in the mid-size private jet class is the Citation Sovereign. With its advanced aerodynamics, exceptional short-field capability, superior fuel efficiency and high level of comfort, your next charter will be convenient and cost effect. It’s highly suited to longer distances (6 hour flight range) and offers you supreme performance within a deluxe and spacious environment.

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Citation Sovereign

Citation Sovereign is a niche aircraft that offers more cabin volume and longer range than most mid-size aircraft, but lacking the interior volume, speed and range of a super mid-size jet, such as Challenger 300/350, Hawker 4000,

  • The main seating area, between the cockpit divider to aft lavatory bulkhead, is about 19 ft. long. Thus, the cabin has the most volume of any Citation yet certified. So, it has ample room for double club seating, plus one or two side-facing chairs next to the forward, right side galley.
  • Operators and charter brokers praise Cessna for building an aircraft that offers passengers so much cabin comfort and yet is able to fly so far from such short runways.

The Citation Sovereign aircraft offers more cabin volume, considerably better runway performance and 300 nm more range than the Hawker 800XP. It is equipped with a 100 cu. ft. aft, external baggage compartment offering twice the volume of the Hawker’s vestibule closet. Sovereign also could accommodate another 35 cu. ft. of luggage inside the cabin

2)  Cannes

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Cannes, a resort town on the French Riviera, is famed for its international film festival. Its Boulevard de la Croisette, curving along the coast, is lined with sandy beaches, upmarket boutiques and palatial hotels. Extremely popular with private jet charter, for its beaches and world class hotels as well as gambling and casinos. Glamour pores from everywhere.

Weather – Cannes summers are long and warm. Temperatures remain high from June to September, the busiest time of the year.

Festivals and show events

  • The Cannes Film Festival founded in 1946 is held annually, usually in May, at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès.
  • The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is a global event and awards show for those working in advertising and related fields, held annually in June.
  • MIPIM, the world’s largest property-related trade show.
  • Cannes Yachting Festival is an event for boating enthusiasts in the Vieux Port (September).
Airport;  Cannes & Nice Côte d’Azur Airport, Cannes is accessible to smaller aircraft which have the capability to land on shorter runways, getting you closer to your destination. Located 24 km (15 mi) from Cannes, Nice Côte d’Azur Airport a 25 minute drive.  Cannes-Mandelieu Airport is located in France’s Cote d’Azur region, and is one of the major airport gateways for private jet passengers flying into and from the French Riviera area. The airport has a dedicated private jet terminal. Cannes Mandelieu.Complementing Nice Côte d’Azur Airport, more specifically dedicated to regular commercial flights, Cannes Mandelieu Airport focuses more on business aviation.

Which Aircraft?

The Phenom 300 exceeds the expectations of the light jet capabilities. The spacious interior, designed in collaboration with BMW provides passengers with a comfortable cabin with all the latest state of the art technology: It is one of the fastest jets in the light jet category. The Phenom 300 has seats that can fully recline, swivel, plus slide forward and back.

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Phenom 300

The Phenom 300 feels and flies like a larger aircraft, it has a commanding ramp presence with features such as an air-stair and a single point refuelling.

  • It has the largest baggage compartment in its class and cabin temperature controls located by your seat. A full galley for all your catering needs and a fully enclosed lavatory. The Phenom 300 can take off from challenging airports at high elevations and hot temperatures. Excellent fuel consumption and a redefined aerodynamic design this jet will not let you down.

With a range of 2200 miles and speed of 520mph, the seven passenger Phenom 300 will allow you and your colleagues non-stop flights: This range will allow you to fly non-stop from Miami – Telluride or Los Angeles to Orlando. London to Morroco or London to Russia.

Amenities

AirShow, DVD player, Enclosed lavatory, Flight phone, Freon air conditioning, Headsets, iPod Station, Leather seats, Pets allowed, Satellite phone, Ski tube, Television

3) Mykonos

 

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Mykonos is an island popularly known for beaches such as Paradise and Super Paradise have bars that blare thumping music. Massive dance clubs attract world-renowned DJs and typically stay open well past dawn. It’s known for its vibrant nightlife and for being a gay-friendly destination with many establishments catering for the LGBT community. It’s popularly known for its summer party atmosphere. Beaches such as Paradise and Super Paradise have bars that blare thumping music. Massive dance clubs attract world-renowned DJs and typically stay open well past dawn.  The sun shines for up to 300 days a year.

Airport – Mykonos Airport is located 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) south-east of the town of Mykonos and it is served by international flights during summer. The sparse facilities at Mykonos Island National airport do not operate a separate private jet terminal. All executive aviation and business jet flights use the commercial terminal located at the main building. On arrival and departure a member of staff will greet and escort passengers from the Information Desk in the main terminal to the aircraft and expediting passport and customs clearance. Further assistance such as concierge or limousine services may me arranged, if required.

The airport, also known as Hephaistos (or Ifestos) Airport, is very busy during the summer months and private jet slots can be limited – so we advise booking as far ahead as possible.

Which Aircraft?

A leader in its class, the Challenger 300 is capable of flying between most European destinations non-stop, offering unrivalled performance without compromising on cabin comfort. With plenty of leg room and generous storage on board, this aircraft has the capacity to discreetly hold ample luggage including ski equipment and golf bags.

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Challenger 300

The super mid-size Challenger, which seats up to nine passengers plus stewardess and crew, is a technologically advanced, high performance business jet with intercontinental range.

  • You are invited to lie-back and enjoy the comfortable, spacious interior of this fine aircraft. Attention to detail provides you with exclusive luxuries such as iPod unit with fully integrated invisible speakers.
  • It features full ‘fly by wire’ avionics, highly efficient Honeywell HTF7000 engines and a state-of-the-art cabin entertainment system. The Challenger fills a niche between the mid-size Citation Excel and large cabin Embraer Legacy.
  • From London, its 3,600 mile range gives non-stop access to destinations such as Moscow (3 hours 10 minutes), Jeddah (6 hours) and Lagos (6 hours 30 minutes). It is capable of operating from runways as short as 1,300 metres, allowing it to serve a wide range of destinations.

Amenities

AirShow, CD player, Coffee pot, DVD player, Enclosed lavatory, Flight attendant available, Full galley, Glassware, Headsets, Ice bin, Lavatory sink, Leather seats, Microwave oven, Satellite phone, Vacuum toilet.

4) Malaga

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Málaga is a port city on southern Spain’s Costa del Sol, known for its great night-life and resorts jutting up from yellow-sand beaches. Looming over that modern skyline are the city’s 2 massive hilltop citadels, the Alcazaba and ruined Gibralfaro, remnants of Moorish rule.

Weather – Málaga enjoys plenty of sunshine throughout the year, with an average of about 300 days of sunshine and only about 50 days with precipitation annually. Its coastal location with winds blowing from the Mediterranean Sea make the heat manageable during the summer.

Málaga Airport – Malaga airport is the main international airport serving the Costa Del Sol region. It is also one of the oldest Spanish airports. The airport contains a General Aviation Terminal, a terminal away from the main airport allowing you privacy and a swift process through on arrival, solely used by private jets.

Which Aircraft?

The Legacy 500 will be a mid size jet that seats up to 8 passengers, with a true stand up cabin. Capable of flying at 45,000ft and has a range of(3,450nm) a top cruising speed of 541 mph, flat floor and width of 6ft 10″ at its centreline.

The Legacy 500 range will link city pairs such as Lagos to Paris, Moscow to Marrakesh and London to Dubai. It will be one of the fastest private jets in its class.

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Legacy 500

Embraer boasts the Legacy 500 fully fly by wire control system which is closely linked to the Dassault Falcon 7X nd the G650. According to Embraer, it took around a decade to develop and implement the technology. The Legacy 500 brings comfort, technology and performance that will enable you to have a premium flying experience.

  • Embraer Legacy 500 Flight Deck A Legacy 500 will set you back a mere $20 million, it will be challenging one of the most popular mid size aircraft, the Citation XLS, the Challenger 350 and the Gulfstream G280.
  • The Legacy 500 at 6ft tall and 6ft 10 in wide, the cabin of the Legacy 500 is the largest in its class. With a fully equipped galley, excellent connectivity and in flight entertainment, and the finest attention to detail, relaxing in the cabin is effortless.
  • Optimally placed windows, ergonomic seating and cabin technology, create total elegance in the cabin. In the cockpit, a side-stick control and fully fly by wire flight control system delivers the smoothest flight for passengers and pilots.
  • Landing at short fields is the Legacy 500’s speciality, with just (647 m) need to land safely, which is significantly less than it’s main competitors. This gives the aircraft an advantage meaning it can land at more airports, than others in its class.

The Legacy is spacious compared to the others in its class. Entertainment is the Honeywell Ovation Select Cabin Management System, which includes Wi-Fi connectivity.

5) Ibiza

Ibiza is considered to be a popular tourist destination, especially due to its legendary and at times riotous nightclub based nightlife centred on two areas:  If  you’re into partying then Ibiza is the best destination to get your party on, well-known nightclubs are Amnesia, Space and Pacha. 

Airport – Ibiza is served by Ibiza Airport, which has many international flights during the summer tourist season, especially from the the UK, Russia and France. Ibiza Airport is the airport serving the Balearic Islands of Ibiza and Formentera in Spain. The airport is easily accessible, situated close to Ibiza town. The airport is open 24 hours and has two dedicated private jet terminals that can accommodate for large jets. Located just four miles from Ibiza town, your driver who will be waiting for your arrival, can get you there in just under ten minutes.

Which Aircraft?

The Bombardier Challenger 850 aircraft was created to challenge convention and establish a new class of business aircraft. In doing so, the jet has excelled in every way, setting the standard for reliability, dependability and value in its class. Expansive and versatile, it provides the flexibility to deliver customized solutions for any corporate requirement.

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Challenger 850

Non-stop service effortlessly sustains business as usual, but also enables incomparable relaxation in a cabin with virtually the same amount of space found on an ultra-long-range aircraft.

  • Secure in the knowledge that Challenger 850 aircraft engines are among the most tested and reliable in business aviation today, passengers can relax and enjoy a complete suite of in-flight entertainment capabilities or leverage state-of-the-art business communication technology.
  • An expansive interior. Efficiently productive. Prepare yourself for an aircraft that provides a new frame of reference by challenging the common wisdom that it’s best to stay grounded. It just feels right to soar above the competition.
  • The Challenger 850 jet delivers trans-continental ease with a non-stop range of 2,811 nautical miles (5,206 km). Its brisk, high-speed cruise of Mach 0.80 can handle the most time-sensitive schedules. Its tried-and-true airframe has been proven in over six million hours of steadfast commercial service.

With this jet’s rugged airliner engines, stringently designed safety systems and outstanding dispatch and performance reliability, you’ll see that the Challenger 850 aircraft is both a smart and exciting choice.

 

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