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The best European Christmas markets

The arrival of Winter in Europe always comes with the Holiday season. December marks the beginning of the Christmas festivities. Across Europe, big cities are starting to put on lights and their Chris (...)
Nov 2019
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Top Access to Ski Resorts

With the opening of ski resorts, IBC Aviation takes a look at the airports and helipads used to access French and Swiss resorts.      FRANCE:   Annecy: Ideally locate (...)
Nov 2019
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Citation Longitude

Latest addition to the Cessna fleet, the new Citation Longitude is expected to rapidly become a favorite in its category. Introduced to the public at the 2012 EBACE show in Geneva, the aircraft m (...)
Nov 2019
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NBAA 2019

Main business aviation meeting in North America, the NBAA took place this year from October 22-24 in Las Vegas. This year, numerous innovations have been unveiled such as new aircraft models or soluti (...)
Nov 2019
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Top 5 of our Most-Chartered Aircraft.

As the year unfolds, our team takes a look back at the aircraft frequently chartered by our clients.  Practical, affordable or spacious, what aspects make certain aircraft top references in (...)
Oct 2019
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Steps to organizing a private jet flight

Aviation is a heavily regulated industry and a private jet flight must be carefully planned and organized for flawless passenger experience. Once our team receives a confirmation for a private jet fli (...)
Sep 2019
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Top September Events

American Film Festival Deauville: Deauville hosts this month the 45th edition of its American film festival. 60 movies from major Hollywood productions to Independent films will be showcased over 10 (...)
Sep 2019
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How much does it cost to charter a private jet ?

To this day, it is impossible to give a clear answer to satisfy all requests. To calculate the price of a private jet flight one must consider several factors. Below is a list of the parameters that i (...)
Aug 2019
Business Aviation
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Charter a commercial aircraft

IBC Aviation, with its experience in business aviation, also offers its services for rental corporate aviation, two separate but complementary activities within IBC Aviation.Corporate aviation is made (...)
Aug 2019
Business Aviation
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Family travels

Aside from business trips, flying private helps optimizing family travels.  With less waiting time, more flexibility and shorten security procedures traveling with babies or children becomes (...)
Aug 2019
Business Aviation
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August Hot Events

PGA Tour championship:  Since 2007, the Tour Championship is the final golf tournament closing the FedEx Cup. It is the last of four rounds and will take place from August 22nd to 25th at E (...)
Aug 2019
Business Aviation
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Air Traffic Regulations

Charter a private jet for your next journey: As air traffic gets busier, especially towards popular summer destinations, many airports get overloaded with traffic. Certain European airports use a slo (...)
Aug 2019
Business Aviation
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Falcon, Dassault

Dassault, a top player in the aviation industry, is known for its military aircraft and private jets. Til this day, it is the only manufacturer owned by the family of its founder Marcel Dassault (...)
Jul 2019
Business Aviation
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Concierge Services

In addition to our business aviation expertise, we offer concierge services to provide clients with tailor-made experiences.  Designing travel itinerary, organizing all helicopter and c (...)
Jul 2019
Business Aviation
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Heavy Jet vs Ultra Long Range Jets

Business jets are organized by categories. From Very light Jet, best for short city hops to Ultra Long Range Jets, used for long flights without a fuel stop, it is essential to select the adapted jets (...)
Jul 2019
Business Aviation
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British Open

Since 1860, the British Open tournament is a reference for all the great international golf players. The competition is usually held either in England or in Scotland.  For the first time sin (...)
Jul 2019
Business Aviation
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FAQs

How long should I arrive before departure? We advise our clients to arrive 15 to 20 minutes before the scheduled departure. Passengers should plan enough time to go through security, and customs if n (...)
Jul 2019
Business Aviation
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Tour de France 2019

The month of July is the official start of the legendary cyclist competition, the Tour de France 2019. For its 106th edition, the start of the race will take place in Brussels, Belgium. This new route (...)
Jul 2019
Business Aviation
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Top European Festivals 2019

Summer season is the starting point of major European festivals. Well renowned for the quality of their programs, our team has selected for you the top festival happenings in Europe for 2019.   (...)
Jul 2019
Business Aviation
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Summer Destinations

Discover our selection of top summer destinations for 2019, choose your favorite and contact our team to organize your private jet travels.  Ibiza, Spain: Top spot for summer vacations, the bea (...)
Jun 2019
Business Aviation
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Paris Air Show

A few days after the closing of the Paris Air Show 2019, a major event for aviation professionals, our team looks back at the latest updates of the industry.  For over two decades, the transport (...)
Jun 2019
Business Aviation
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Top Marques Monaco

Following the 90th Monaco Grand Prix, the principality hosted the 16th edition of Top Marques, a show focusing on luxury car innovations and nautical industries as well as high-end jewelry.  Aut (...)
Jun 2019
Business Aviation
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Women's World Cup France 2019

Following the win of the French team in Russia last year, France will welcome for the first time the Women's Football World Cup. The competition will take place in 9 French cities.  Paris, Lyon, (...)
Jun 2019
Events
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EBACE 2019

Another EBACE has come and gone with many exhibitors and numerous aircraft manufacturers introducing their innovations.   Dassault Aviation and its Falcon 6X:  The French manufacturer Das (...)
May 2019
Events
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Midsize Jet vs Super Midsize Jet

To meet the various needs of business aviation users, aircraft manufacturers have developed several types of business jets.  All private jets belong to a specific category as follows: Very (...)
May 2019
Events
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French Tennis Open

Starting May 20th, Paris hosts Roland Garros otherwise known as the French open. Part of the Grand Slam tournaments, the competition welcomes top French and internationals tennis players.  S (...)
May 2019
Events
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Champion's league

Next month, charter a private jet to Madrid and attend the champion’s league final at the Estadio Metropolitano. Liverpool, Ajax, Barcelona or Tottenham, find out which team will win the title.& (...)
May 2019
Events
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Monaco Grand Prix

From May 23rd to May 26th, Monaco welcomes the 77th edition of its historical F1 Grand Prix. Charter a private jet to watch pilots master the challenging race circuit.    Private Jet Chart (...)
Apr 2019
Events
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Cannes Film Festival

From may 14th to May 25th 2019, Cannes welcomes its 72nd festival. Whether you are 2, 6 or 10 passengers, contact our team to charter your private jet to Cannes and attend glamourous events and projec (...)
Apr 2019
Events
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European Exhibitions

Every year, numerous exhibitions take place in all major European cities throughout the year.  Below is a selection of our top 4 exhibitions of 2019.   England Pierre Bonnard, th (...)
Apr 2019
Events
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Charter a Private Jet to Miami

The United States have never stopped fascinating travelers, cities such as New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Miami are the perfect reflection of the diversity deeply anchored in the country.&nbs (...)
Apr 2019
Events
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Airport Restrictions

With summer approaching, French Riviera airports such as Cannes or Saint-Tropez are getting ready for peak season. These two are part of a list of airports subject to numerous restrictions due to the (...)
Apr 2019
Events
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Spring Getaways

In May, dive into the multicultural city of Sevilla, or explore the labyrinths of the Medina of Fez listed in the UNESCO World Heritage.  Charter a private jet to Sevilla, Spain:  Capital (...)
Apr 2019
Events
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Top 3 European Golf Courses

With the USA Masters Tournament in full speed, IBC Aviation has selected its top 3 European golf courses.  Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland:  Located in the Valais’ region of Switzerlan (...)
Apr 2019
Events
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Amsterdam, Netherlands

The city of Amsterdam, its numerous canals and houses built on stilts reminds visitors of the Italian Venice, origin of its nickname “the Venice of the North”.  The city is cover (...)
Apr 2019
Events
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International Jazz Festival

This year the Megève Jazz festival welcomes its 4th edition from March 28th to March 30th.Since 2016, the festival brings together music fans thanks to its innovative approach mixing outdo (...)
Mar 2019
Events
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Compare Citation Excel, XLS, Learjet 45 & Phenom 300

The Midsize Jet category is one of the most popular categories among people using business aviation throughout Europe.  The Citation Excel, XLS and XLS+ offer ideal performances and speci (...)
Mar 2019
Business Aviation
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Own vs Charter a Private Jet

Companies or individuals looking to use business aviation to optimize their travels, have two alternatives. The first option is to charter a jet - rent a private jet from a charter broker - while the (...)
Mar 2019
Business Aviation
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Dublin, Irlande

Located on the Irish east coast, Dublin is one of the most attractive cities in Europe both economically and culturally.  Today, Dublin is home to the European headquarters of large compani (...)
Mar 2019
Business Aviation
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Global 7500

The latest business jet from the Canadian manufacturer Bombardier, the Global 7500, finally arrived on the market. Introduced in October 2010, the Global 7500 performed its first flight in November 20 (...)
Mar 2019
Business Aviation
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London,United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom    With strong cultural and economic influence, London is a modern and dynamic capital.  The city is home to numerous UNESCO World Heritage protected monuments (...)
Mar 2019
Business Aviation
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PC-24

Latest addition to the fleet of the Swiss manufacturer Pilatus, the PC-24 was revealed to the public in 2013 at the EBACE show in Geneva. Following 3 years of testing and tuning, the PC-24 arrived on (...)
Mar 2019
Business Aviation
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Geneva International Motor Show

In a few days, Geneva will see opening of The International Geneva Motor Show (GIMS. The much anticipated event is famous for bringing together the most prestigious world manufacturers. It is also one (...)
Mar 2019
Business Aviation
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An Interview with our Chief Flight Attendant

1. How long have you been head of flight attendants at IBC Aviation? IBC has entrusted me with the role of head flight attendant in 2016.   I am responsible for training our flight att (...)
Feb 2019
Business Aviation
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Endangered Otters Transport

Following a trip across the Atlantic Ocean, Odi and Kasi, two sea otters males born respectively in March and July 2017 in Alaska, settled successfully at the Oceanário de Lisboa in M (...)
Feb 2019
Business Aviation
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Business Aviation Glossary

A Aircraft registration (tail number): Located on its tail or engine the alphanumeric registration indicates the country of registration of an aircraft.  AOC (Aircraft Operator Certificate (...)
Feb 2019
Business Aviation
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Romantic Destinations

On Valentine's day, IBC Aviation selected its top three destinations for a romantic couple's getaway.  Prague, Czech Republic: Known as the Little Venice of Central Europe, the city of Prag (...)
Feb 2019
Business Aviation
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Fashion Week 2019

Starting from February 15th2019, London welcomes designers and fashionistas from all over the word.  This  fashion week is one of the most anticipated event hosting over 40 fashion show (...)
Feb 2019
Business Aviation
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Six Nations Rugby

Born in England at the end of the nineteenth century, Rugby is a sport gathering two teams of 15 players playing with the hand and foot to flatten an oval ball in the adverse goal. This sport largely (...)
Feb 2019
Events
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Business Aviation and Passengers' Safety

Business Aviation operates similarly to commercial airliners and respond to strict rules and regulations dictated by the Civil Aviation Authorities. Aircraft Maintenance, and pilot training are few of (...)
Jan 2019
Business Aviation
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European Ski Resort

Switzerland : Davos - Verbier - Zermatt - St Moritz Austria : Kitzbühel France : Val d'Isère - Courchevel 1850 - Meribel - Megève ---- Davos, Switzerland Capital of the World E (...)
Jan 2019
Travel
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North American International Automotive Show

The North American International Automotive Show (NAIAS) opened its doors on January 14th to visitors and journalists in Detroit known as “Motor City” in Michigan, USA. Major American car (...)
Jan 2019
Events
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Matera, Italie

In 2019, the city of Matera located in the Mezzogiorno, southern part of Italy, has been selected as European Cultural Capital of the year. Rich in history and culture, the town of 60,000 inhabitant i (...)
Jan 2019
Travel
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How to Overcome Jetlag ?

Flying private offers many advantages - flexible hours,luxury services, reduced flight time - however the impact of jetlag remains uncomfortable even with tailor-made travels.    Going Eas (...)
Jan 2019
Business Aviation
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BBJ 777-X

Last December, at MEBAA 2018 in Dubai, the business jet branch of the American manufacturer Boeing, Boeing Business Jet, introduced their brand-new private aircraft the BBJ 777-X. Capable of flying mo (...)
Jan 2019
Business Aviation
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SIHH 2019

From January 14th to January 17th, and for its 29th edition, the SIHH brings together the finest watchmakers of the world. This year, the show presents 35 different brands including 18 historical (...)
Jan 2019
Events
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New Years Eve Destinations

Year-end celebrations differ from one city to another, IBC Aviation has selected three destinations to ring in the New Year with a loved one, family, or friends.    For a new year celebrat (...)
Dec 2018
Travel
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Hotel Openings 2019

The luxury hotel market continues to grow every year, offering even more innovative and tailor-made experiences. Below is a selection of the 2019 luxury hotel openings:   Six senses, Bhutan:&nb (...)
Dec 2018
Travel
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Christmas Destinations

With Christmas just around the corner, cities around the world are adorned with thousand lights and welcome visitors to stroll around and experience the holidays’magic.    Copenhagen (...)
Dec 2018
Travel
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ART BASEL

For over 15 years Art Basel Miami Beach offers a peek into the world of modern and contemporary art. This year’s edition invites visitors to discover renowned and young artists work of arts from (...)
Dec 2018
Events
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Porsche 911

The German manufacturer unveiled last Wednesday at the Los Angeles Auto Show its latest version of the 50- year old legendary model, the 911 phase 992.    With over 1 million copies sold s (...)
Nov 2018
Discoveries
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Falcon 7X vs Falcon 8X

Since the 1970’s, the French manufacturer Dassault offers a wide range of Falcon aircraft to its customers and has quickly become a reference in the business aviation world.  Over the past (...)
Nov 2018
Business Aviation
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Praetor 500 & Praetor 600

This year, at the NBAA’s (National Business Aviation Association) Orlando show, the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer revealed its new range of private jet with the new Praetor 500 and Pra (...)
Nov 2018
Private Jets
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Phantom Reactor

After creating one of the best speaker of the last five years, Devialet has unveiled, at the beginning of November, its last Bluetooth speaker, the Devialet Phantom Reactor.    Since the e (...)
Nov 2018
Discoveries
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Falcon 6X

Dassault aviation, the French aircraft manufacturer introduced last February 2018 their latest aircraft, the Falcon 6X. Following a major delay in the R&D of the Falcon 5X, Dassault unveiled this (...)
Nov 2018
Business Aviation
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Spring & Sports

Contact our team at IBC Aviation to charter your private jet.  Travel with your loved one or your friends and attend the event of your choice. Our concierge service explores luxurious locations a (...)
Apr 2018
Events
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Megeve International Jazz Festival

Charter a private jet and helicopter to the International Jazz Festival of Megeve From March 30th to April 1st and for the third edition of the Megeve International Jazz Festival, the Palais des Cong (...)
Mar 2018
Events
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La R�sidence Paris

Steps away from bustling Paris and nestled in the quiet town of Neuilly-Sur-Seine, La Residence Paris welcomes clients in search of privacy and authentic luxury. A secluded haven where luxury meets Fr (...)
Mar 2018
Palaces and Villas
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Charter a Citation Latitude

Charter a Citation Latitude  Part of the Midsize Jet category, the Citation Latitude has recently become available for charter in Europe, positioning itself between the Citation XLS and the Cita (...)
Mar 2018
Business Aviation
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Spring Destinations

MARCH-APRIL IN ZERMATT, SWITZERLAND Visit Zermatt late March or early April, when the spring snow appears on the Matterhorne Glaciers, the sun shines on the Cervin and Zermatt Village uncover its ch (...)
Mar 2018
Travel
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Luxury Hotels Openings 2018

Fauchon L'Hôtel, Paris | Summer 2018  Expected to open this summer and located a few steps away from the historical gourmet store, the Fauchon hotel will welcome 54 rooms and 22 suites. Fo (...)
Jan 2018
Palaces and Villas
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Private Jet De-icing

Deicing refers to the process of removing frost, ice or snow from the surface of an aircraft before its departure.  The accumulation of frost can alter the functioning of the tail and wings and f (...)
Jan 2018
Business Aviation
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Ski Resorts

The ski season is upon us, French and Swiss ski resorts are already covered with snow. Our teams remain at your entire disposal to reserve your private jet or helicopter or to organize your transfers (...)
Nov 2017
Travel
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Winter Destinations

Courchevel, 1850 is a ski resort located in the largest European ski area of the Trois Vallées. (Courchevel, Méribel, Val Thorens) The season begins in December and ends in April.   (...)
Nov 2017
Travel
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Citation Mustang vs Phenom 100

Part of the Very Light Jet category, The Citation Mustang and the Phenom 100 are very popular aircraft. From 4 to 5 seats, these jets have a 2-hour range and are ideal for short trips.  CESSNA - (...)
Nov 2017
Business Aviation
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Jetex Duba

Recipient of this year’s 11th Aviation Business Awards, the Jetex Dubai FBO Terminal combines luxury and innovation. Located just five minutes away from Al Maktoum International Airport, the ups (...)
Oct 2017
Business Aviation
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Hotels Openings - 2017

The Ned, London Designed in 1924 by Sir Edwin « Ned » Lutyens, the Midland bank is home to The Ned Hotel. The heritage building hosts 252 rooms, 9 restaurants, a private member (...)
Oct 2017
Palaces and Villas
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Falcon 900EX

Since last month, IBC Aviation is commercializing a Falcon 900EX based in Brazzaville, Congo. Its spacious cabin lay out offers 14 seats for day travel and 6 beds for restful nights. The height of the (...)
Oct 2017
Business Aviation
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Fashion Week

This edition of the Paris Fashion Week welcomes newly appointed creative directors of Chloé, Lanvin, Givenchy and up and coming New-York designers selected by the Fédération de la (...)
Sep 2017
Events
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Fall Destinations

The Highlands, Scotland Escape to the Scottish highlands and get all your senses tickled by the beauty of nature. The fall colors and the squall of the red deer accompany you on your morning strolls. (...)
Sep 2017
Travel
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iPhone X

Following the grand opening of the new Cupertino Campus, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook announced the launch of three new Iphones : The Iphone 8, The Iphone 8 Plus and the revolutionary Iphone X. &n (...)
Sep 2017
Discoveries
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Monaco Yacht Show

This year’s Monaco Yacht show welcomes visitors from September 27th to 30th in the famous Port Hercule. Visitors will have access to 125 superyachts built by world’s major shipyards. Every (...)
Sep 2017
Events
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Deauville American Film Festival

Book your private jet and fly to Deauville to attend the 43rd Deauville American Film Festival. Enjoy the last days of summer and organize your visit according to the film projections. From September (...)
Aug 2017
Events
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Falcon 5X

The new Falcon 5X performed a 2-hour maiden flight from Bordeaux Merignac, before the start of the flight-tests campaign next year. The aircraft can transport up to 8 passengers over a distance of 963 (...)
Jul 2017
Business Aviation
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Summer Destinations

Summer is upon us, and the daylight savings guide us towards new and exciting destinations. IBC Aviation unveils  its summer’s top picks: Beirut, Lebanon The hustling and bustling town of (...)
Jul 2017
Travel
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Paris Air Show

The 52nd edition of the Paris Air Show will take place in Le Bourget from June 19th to June 25th 2017. The world reknown show will welcome the major indutry players from June 18th to 22nd and the ge (...)
Jun 2017
Business Aviation
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ART BASEL

For over 15 years Art Basel Miami Beach offers a peek into the world of modern and contemporary art. This year’s edition invites visitors to discover renowned and young artists work of arts from (...)
Jun 2017
Events