Airplane sales mistakes: the 5 most common ones explained.


What are the five biggest mistakes aircraft owners are making when they perform an airplane sale on their own.

Emotions and airplane sales

The biggest mistake most sellers make is to make airplane sales personal. Leave your emotions at the doorstep! Start thinking as a businessperson rather than as an aircraft owner. People generally have  … Continued

Getting an ROI on your aircraft!


Owning and operating an aircraft can be expensive. When working with our clients we often get the question if we know ways how they could generate a Return of Investment (ROI) on their new asset. There are several options available, but these options depend on several different factors. (home base, aircraft type, range, cabin lay-out etc.) The  … Continued

Airline network planning for the post-COVID-19 aftermath


Hosted by Stefaan Ghijs, Founder & CEO Fly Aeolus Thursday 9th of July 2020, 16:00 (CET) (Virtual Training Session – 2h)

The current COVID crisis has literally collapsed the demand for air travel. Questions like “How is the demand for air travel changing?”, “What will be the impact on our services?“, “How can we prepare  … Continued

Fly Aeolus launches Aircraft Sales and Acquisition division


Fly Aeolus has launched an aircraft sales and acquisition division next to its existing air taxi service. With this new division Fly Aeolus will further expand its service delivery to its customers. 

Of this recent launch Vincent Wigmans, founder of Fly Aeolus said: “This new aircraft sales and acquisition division is part of our long-term  … Continued

Pricing an aircraft right


Lately we’ve seen a lot of price fluctuation in the market for new and secondhand aircraft. Between the rising demand for new and secondhand aircraft, and the financial crisis of 2008, we’ve seen a lot of changes. Before the financial crisis there where aircraft owners who sold their aircraft even during the manufacturing process before  … Continued

Flight support services


Fly Aeolus Operations offers operational support for external customers!

Aircraft owners and operators know that time is their most valuable asset. Saving time is one of the most significant reasons for operating an own aircraft, it provides more productive time. Most of the owners don’t want to waste time on recurring operational tasks, like Weight  … Continued

Fly in a privatjet to ‘The Lion King’


Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and known for its culture, tasty culinary delights and variety. The northern city of Germany can hold its own against Venice, Amsterdam and London – at least in terms of its bridges. 2,479 bridges span the waters of the northern German metropolis. Hamburg is also known worldwide  … Continued

Celebrities who fly planes!


One of the things that makes aviation so great is the diversity of people who fly an aircraft. You can meet anyone at an airport. In the past there were many celebrities who took a seat in the back of a rent aircraft as a passenger. Nowadays you see more and more celebrities who fly  … Continued

Three main sport events you cannot miss this summer!


As the summer season is approaching major sport events are equally getting ready to receive enthusiastic fans and supporters from the whole of Europe. Fly Aeolus has selected the top 3 sport events which you should attend and to which you can fly with your own private aircraft. We explain which airport you can choose  … Continued

Fly on board a private jet to Ibiza Island!


If you thought that Ibiza is only a party location, you’d be wrong. It is undeniable, of course, that Ibiza’s nightlife is probably one of the liveliest in Europe. But Ibiza is much more than that. Next to the legendary nightlife, Ibiza also has private beaches, wild bays, unspoiled nature, and picturesque villages. Board a  … Continued

Air Traffic Control: How does it work? – Fly Aeolus explains


Air traffic controllers have the task of ensuring safe operations of commercial and private aircraft. Air traffic control workers provide aircraft guidance 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. They must coordinate the movements of thousands of aircraft. They ensure that aircraft are kept at a safe distance from each other and direct  … Continued

What differences between propeller plane and private jet?


Many people often talk about private jets, but they actually refer to a private aircraft instead. Whether the aircraft is equipped with propellers or jet engines is seen as irrelevant by people. To make things simple: The word private jet is used by a lot of people to describe private flying. But what are the  … Continued

The plane parachute: Safety as our main priority!


Safe flying is not only the mission of Fly Aeolus but also of the producer of the Cirrus aircraft.  From day one the producer is determined to improve the safety level of the aircraft. This has led to the most important safety innovation in more than half a century of aviation: the Cirrus Airframe Parachute  … Continued

Why the “Cirrus SR22”? Fly Aeolus explains


Fly Aeolus generates flexibility and availability through its unique aircraft fleet of the type Cirrus SR22. We ensure a pleasant experience during your European flight. How do we do this?

1. Cirrus SR22 Fleet

In Europe there are about 500 aircraft of the type Cirrus SR22. (based on WingX estimation). Since Fly Aeolus operates under a  … Continued

Valentine trips: discover these romantic cities!


Looking for a romantic weekend trip during Valentine? Do you want that spark again or simply celebrate Valentine’s Day in a special place? Discover these romantic cities by private jet during Valentine!

Private jet to Bath

Bath is often mentioned as one of the most romantic cities in the United Kingdom. This beautiful city is easily  … Continued

With a private jet to Paris, which airport to choose?


You want to go to Paris but big airports tire you even before you get on the plane? Fly Aeolus allows you to fly to more than a dozen of Paris airports in your own private aircraft without paying the prices of a private jet. Landing at these Paris airports and airfields gives you access  … Continued

Fly Aeolus enjoys a strong growth in 2018


Tonight we close 2018 and welcome the New Year 2019! The last day of December is traditionally the moment to look back at the past year and to see what we accomplished with our team.

2018 clearly is another momentous year for Fly Aeolus. A lot of good and nice memories have been made! Hereby  … Continued

Fly into horse city Deauville, the Parisian riviera


Consider an air taxi flight to Deauville: initially a farming village, now a thriving and mundane beach city in the department Calvados within the region Normandy. The Duke of Morny, a half-brother of Napoleon the 3rd decided that Deauville should become a beautiful seaside resort with a train connection to Paris. Deciding to invest in  … Continued

Book a private jet to Caen-Carpiquet Airport


Second largest city in Normandy after Rouen, the city of Caen is known for its culture, heritage and historical sites built during the reign of William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy and King of England, in the 11th century. Not far from the Norman seaside resort of Deauville and the largest port of France, Le Havre, Caen is  … Continued

5 major air taxi trends which took place in 2018


The air taxi industry is characterized by its dynamics. This was also the case in 2018 as can be seen in the following 5 air taxi travel market trends we have assembled.

1. The average ticket price increase of commercial airlines

As the average yield (or the average unit ticket price) of commercial airline tickets continues  … Continued

Easy Christmas shopping by private jet or air taxi


Every year we see the same trend. People love and enjoy the experience of shopping for Christmas, but have no time in their busy schedule. This is the main reason why Christmas shopping by private jet or air taxi has become very popular over the past few years. Every year we see a peak of private flights  … Continued

Direct flights to the intriguing Brittany region in France!


Brittany, a mysterious region that never ceases to surprise. One of the favorite destinations of the French and tourists from all over Europe, this region has managed to preserve its celtic traditions and its unique identity through time. Known for its beaches and its castles, Brittany is a perfect getaway location if you enjoy seafood,  … Continued

Relaxing Pet Travel by private jet or air taxi!


Nowadays cats and dogs are seen as a full-fledged family member, many families face therefore the problem of leaving their pet back home in a kennel when they want to travel by air. Pet travel by airline is bound by the elaborate regulations of commercial airlines.

When traveling by airline you are allowed to carry  … Continued

Fly to the French slopes in your own private jet


With Fly Aeolus, fly to Chambéry and the French slopes in your own private jet! The city of Chambéry was built in the 13th century at the foot of the French Alps in the Savoie Region. Since then, the city of 60,000 inhabitants has welcomed skiers and tourists of all ages and nationalities heading towards  … Continued

Millennials are the new users of the air taxi!


What is a Millennial?

Millennials, also known as Generation Y, is a generation born roughly between the years 1980 and 2000. We can distinguish 5 types of millennials based on their personal characteristics:

11% consists of Socializers, they love freedom, entertainment and family values. 15% are Conservatives, who go for clarity, structure, etiquette and traditions. 20% … Continued

Food and beverage industry, merger and acquisitions!


Food and beverage industry

The food and beverage industry is nowadays dominated by very strong industrial parties and globally operating retailers. The drive for growth and profit in the fiercely competitive world food market is leading to further consolidation and expansion in every part of the food and beverage sector. A logical consequence is that  … Continued

ABC of the air taxi industry


Being an innovation on the commercial airline business the air taxi industry is quit new to a lot of passengers or users. Air taxi passengers commence to understand the flexibility and time savings an air taxi can offer due to the fact they decide on their own departure time, origin and destinations of the air  … Continued

Interested in Fly Aeolus? Check our Press Kit!


Are you interested in writing a review, article or blog post about Fly Aeolus? On this page we have gathered relevant graphic press kit material for you to download and this should include everything you need. Here you will find our brochures, movie, company presentation and images to download. Printed brochures are available upon request. … Continued

Private jet purchase: The easiest way of traveling!


Depending on the number of flights you perform yearly within Europe, you can choose from two air taxi travel options. If you travel 10 times a year within Europe, renting an air taxi with a private jet membership would be the most cost-effective option. But if you fly more than 30 or 40 times a  … Continued

European Parliament: compromise between Brussels and Strasbourg!


Strasbourg, more than a symbol, a European capital

Strasbourg, a city symbol of culture, peace and tolerance. Often one step ahead of its time, it was the birthplace of the first printing machines, humanism, human rights and especially “Choucroute”. Juggled between Germany and France, it has always managed to keep its own identity and a  … Continued

Top horses and private jets, a good combination!


The passion for racehorses is very engaging. Competitions take place in different countries, so there is a lot of traveling involved. Losing many hours by taking a flight with a traditional airline can sometimes seem to be the only solution. But no! Fly Aeolus tells you more about the common points between a private plane  … Continued

A private jet flight for less! 5 booking tips!


Interest in the private aviation industry is growing. Analysing this trend, Fly Aeolus noticed that the private flight passengers have become younger, they fly more frequently and are mostly flying shorter distances in Europe. Studies also claim that most frequent private flyers fly for business and prefer on-demand chartering services for their flexibility. On-demand chartering means to  … Continued

Goodwood race track: Land on a European race track!


Men and race tracks…Many adult men need an adrenaline rush in addition to their stressful professional lives and visit race tracks or even enjoy driving a race car themselves. Are you looking for a really cool adrenalin rush and want to visit a race track without wasting time? With Fly Aeolus you can land directly  … Continued

Business Airport International Interview


Business Airport International is an international magazine that reviews the world’s of FBOs (fixed base operators) and general and business aviation airports for executive jet operators. Vincent Wigmans of Fly Aeolus was interviewed by the magazine about the popularity of Jet Cards. Jet Cards are basically Pre-paid packages that guarantee an amount of hours for  … Continued

Northern France, a region with promising prospects in sight!


A wind of positive energy is blowing over Northern France “Hauts-de-France”, a region that is throwing itself more and more into unknown territory and trying to diversify its position in the French industrial scene. Known for its strong metallurgical and automotive industry, the region has expressed the wish to reinvent parts of itself now that  … Continued

Flights to Sylt: The New Saint-Tropez of the North?


Sylt is with 99 km² the largest North Frisian Wadden Island. It lies in the north of the Wadden Sea, near the Danish border. It lies in Germany and has 21,000 inhabitants and receives 650,000 tourists every year. The island is connected to the mainland via the Hindenburgdamm and is therefore no longer a real  … Continued

Have the needs of the business traveller changed?


As our second broadcast Fly Aeolus interviews Odete Pimenta da Silva, managing director of NATM about the needs of the business traveller. NATM is an association representing the interests of business traveller of the affiliated companies and organizations. The interview discussed the economy growth in the business jet charter and private air travel business and  … Continued

The Eemshaven and Groningen Airport Eelde!


Who would have ever imagined that the northernmost part of the Netherlands would be so popular with foreign companies working in the ICT sector? For example, Google is investing 500 million euros in the expansion of its current data center in the “Eemshaven”. Eemshaven is a  seaport in the province of Groningen in the north of  … Continued

Entrepreneurs that are successful value their time!


All successful entrepreneurs know that time is their most valuable asset. We usually assign value to things that we can see, hear, taste, feel or smell. We cherish money and stuff! Apparently, time does not belong in this list. Successful people are successful because they get a lot done in a minimum amount of time.

The  … Continued

The truth about aircraft booking platforms!


Many investors are investing millions in private aircraft booking platforms and are expecting a good return of investment (ROI). One believes this only a bubble. Especially taking into account that almost monthly a new private jet booking platform is introduced.

The figure underneath represents investment in, and revenue from selected business aviation companies from the  … Continued

The flying car is out! Get ready for the passenger drone


The Flying Car

Is the flying car the future of air taxi’s? Quite some companies are developing a flying car. Although very futuristic, in the basis they still require a pilot and an airport to take off. Of course you could try to get your own pilot license. But the latter would mean that you lose the benefit of  … Continued

The Business Flight Travel Survey Statistics


Business travel plays an important role in the European Union due to its economic and employment potential. The 2017 Fly Aeolus Business Flight Travel Survey provides statistics on insights and trends of the current business traveler and their behaviors. The analysis provides interesting results and gives an understanding of the needs and requirements of the European corporate  … Continued