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On Monday it was the 5th Annual FRLA (that stands for Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association) Broward Golf Invitational, and Private Jet Charter had agreed to be a Gold Sponsor at the event.  The proceeds from the event support and provide scholarships for FRLA’s high school Pro Start Culinary programs and Lodging Management programs for […]

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November 20th, 2012

7 Most Bizarre Airport Runways

Here is a compilation of the most bizarre and interesting airport runways from around the World. Some of the runways are in very strange places, others have unusual designs. We hope you enjoy these fantastic runway pictures.

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November 14th, 2012

As luck would have it

As luck would have it, towards the close of our stay in Fort Lauderdale, the NBAA (thats the National Business Aircraft Association) were holding its 65th Meeting and Convention in Orlando.  Thats what I like about the NBAA, they always hold it in such fantastic Cities.  I clearly remember one fun year when it was […]

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November 13th, 2012

So its all over for another year

Yes it’s all over now for another year.  Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, the worlds largest boat show came to a finish on Monday and it was a great event.  Here are a few amazing facts for you; there is 9.5 miles of dockage, 10.5 miles of dock line, 7000+ slips, the smallest length of boat […]

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November 2nd, 2012

Ice Ice Baby

So there I was at the Fort Lauderdale boat show since the grand opening on Thursday (time flies when you’re having fun).  Adrienne and I have been rushed off our feet! We are in the VIP Pavilion which is great since it has a fixed roof, we are not in the tented marquee area.  Now […]

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October 28th, 2012

Florida Boat Show here we come

I forgot to tell you that Mr C and I headed back out to Miami at the weekend for the fabulous and fantastic 53rd Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, the ‘Yachting Capital of the World’.  There are a huge variety of boats and sea vessels on display including some extraordinary superyachts.  I’ve got us an invite […]

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October 24th, 2012

15+ Unusual Air Traffic Control Towers

“Ground Control to Major Tom… Ground Control to Major Tom… Commencing Countdown, Engines On!” (David Bowie, “Space Oddity”) Air Control Towers (ATC) are both well-recognized symbols of air safety and milestones of modern architecture: built in different styles for different airports, they are hard not to notice as your plane gets taxied out for departure. […]

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October 24th, 2012

It’s just so nice to be back in Nice

So Mr C came back from two weeks working in the Dubai office and it was cold and raining in the UK, so we decided to head down to our Nice office for a week and see the girls.  We actually flew from Lille airport in Northern France.  Its a very small airport with parking […]

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October 20th, 2012

Look out Ibiza…..Here comes Dave!

So what does a busy broker do to let their hair down after a busy summer? Well, for Dave Doughty, one of our Senior Aviation Consultants, there is only one place to head for….Ibiza of course!  Dave was a DJ in another life, and he looks after a lot of our club DJ flying.   […]

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October 8th, 2012

Moscow Never Sleeps

So when the cat’s away, where does the mouse play? Somewhere that never sleeps? Answer….Moscow! I went with Olga and JK to experience Russias 7th Jet Expo held at Vnokovo 3 the VIP Private Jet Airport for a few days to see some of our favourite private jet operators, visit the static display, see whats […]

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October 1st, 2012

Och Aye the Noo!

So what does a girl who has had soooo much fun in Florida do when she has to come back down to UK earth?  Easy!  Go to Scotland for a bit more fun. Well it’s work really, of course it is.  David Doughty one of our Senior Aviation Consultants has a lot of clients in […]

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September 17th, 2012

Smart Girl, Smart Car

Well well well, so who is the smart girl with the smart car? None other than our very own Marina Biale with her new prize possession.  Looking very Oooh la la South of France gorgeous. Now take it easy.  No racing driving around Monaco. I am sure that Marina and Anais driving around in this […]

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August 31st, 2012

Look out, here comes Hurricane Isaac

Well you may or may not be aware that here in Florida we are in storm season, and Hurricane Isaac was predicted to pass through at the weekend.  Here’s a picture of the storm just starting on Fort Lauderdale beach Miami was bracing itself and precautions were taken, shops were closed and battened down and […]

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August 30th, 2012

Miami Dolphins here we come

So Friday night was set.  Mr C wanted to see an American football match so we rounded up the guys and headed for the Sun Life Stadium to watch the Miami Dolphins play the Atlanta Falcons.  First off we hit the team store, Mark got a Dolphins cap (very fetching, thats Mark with Adrienne) and […]

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August 26th, 2012

Another day, another bar….

  Well it’s not my fault, really it’s not.  It’s Fort Lauderdale’s fault.  It just has so many great bars! And I have visited a few since we arrived! So here are a few of Wendy’s faves.  Make notes people, I’m only doing this for you.  I love the new tables in St Tropez Bistro, […]

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August 24th, 2012

Back in the US of A

So back to sunny Florida to spend the rest of August in our Fort Lauderdale office…and why not? The sun is shining and as we travelled on a Friday we had the whole of the weekend to enjoy ourselves…and enjoy ourselves we did.  We packed a lot in really.  Mr C was insistent that we […]

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August 22nd, 2012

I don’t like to name drop but…..

Well how exciting. I don’t like to name drop but Kim Hinson one of our Senior Aviation Consultants recently organised a photo shoot involving a Challenger 604 private jet for a Sunday magazine feature for the winners of Britains Got Talent. You know what they say…never work with children or animals.  Well Kim in another […]

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August 21st, 2012

Step into Wonderland

Well I’m sure you are all wondering what on earth I have been up to, because you haven’t heard from me for a while.  I’ve had a bit of time off to organise a very special family event.  My daughter Leah’s Surprise 21st un-birthday party.  Yes, you did hear me right…an un-birthday.  You see when […]

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August 18th, 2012

New Star at St Tropez Bistro

You may remember that I told you about St Tropez Bistro, a gem of a French restaurant along the East Las Olas Boulevard, run by my new found friends Gerard and Christine Kiss.  I have met so many interesting people dining outside on the intimate patio area that I have decided to make it my […]

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June 24th, 2012

Party Time….Yaaayhh

Well you knew it was coming didn’t you. Having moved into our beautiful new larger office premises at 500 East Broward Blvd, a big thank you here to Shelley Jaspen of Yolo Interiors for being inspirational, you did an absolutely awesome job of the interior design. We decided to throw a welcome reception cocktail party […]

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June 21st, 2012

Just Another Day at the Office

Jeff Garrity and I were invited by Karen Reese from the City of Fort Lauderdale, Office of Economic Development and Clara Bennett, Executive Director of the Airport to visit the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport for a guided tour of the facilities.  Thank you ladies, I learned a lot.  It is one of the busiest General […]

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June 20th, 2012

Have a Nice Day

Have a nice day! You hear it all the time here and to be honest it would be very difficult not to have a nice day in Fort Lauderdale.  And believe me the past few days have flown by in a whirl of great restaurants, good company and a lot of fun…and this is supposed […]

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June 19th, 2012

Miami Marlins vs Boston Red Sox

Well I am sure you are dying to hear about our evening out at the Miami Marlins vs The Boston Red Sox Baseball game. I had never been to a baseball game before and this was to be played at the Marlins brand new stadium.  The new 37,000 seat major league Baseball facility includes a […]

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June 17th, 2012

Back in lovely Fort Lauderdale

Your flight time to Miami today is approximately 9 hours…..yes thank you lovely Sarah, I will take that glass of Champagne!  Well you know me and Champagne.  It would be rude not to. We arrived in the eye of a thunder and lightning storm and torrential rain! That wasn’t supposed to happen.  We just left […]

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June 11th, 2012

Fun Day in London

Lucky lucky me, I had a full day of client visits in London, oh soooo good to be out of the office and out and about in the glorious sunshine.  The Truman Brewery in Brick Lane to visit a music industry agent.  Now if you’ve never been to Brick Lane, may I make a suggestion….go […]

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May 29th, 2012

Here Come The Girls

Oh yes here come the girls. Wednesday it was their turn to visit EBACE and here pictured are our lovely ladies Olga Sevcuka, she is based in our UK Headquarters and Marina Biale who is based in our sunny Nice Airport office. It’s a treat for the girls to get out of the office as […]

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May 17th, 2012

It’s All About EBACE

And if you don’t know about EBACE then you are obviously not in aviation! It’s the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, a premier event and the annual meeting place for the European business aviation community. So of course the Private Jet Charter Team were there to check out all the new aircraft, talk to […]

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May 15th, 2012

Any Excuse…

Well its not really an excuse, but I don’t need asking twice. I am back in the beautiful French Riviera at our Nice Airport office to do some interviewing for someone to work with our lovely Marina, as Derek is transferring to our Florida office and here in the South of France, the season is […]

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May 11th, 2012

Birthday Girl in Dublin

Oh yes it’s me, I’m the birthday girl, and it happened quite by default really.  Mr C was going to be in Dublin on business, and it just happened to be my birthday. So as luck would have it….albeit a few frantic phone calls to clients in Dublin on my part, (never underestimate the sneakiness) […]

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April 30th, 2012

Brands Hatch Client Event

Well we don’t do it very often, but when we do it’s always exciting.  The VIP client day we put on recently at Brands Hatch had all the excitement of a Grand Prix and I’m really not joking.  The weather was unkind to us with heavy rain first thing and the track was still wet […]

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April 26th, 2012