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PRIVATEFLY.COM LAUNCHES PA PRIVILEGE PROGRAMME

09-08-2011 08:59 AM CET | Leisure, Entertainment, Miscellaneous

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-Private jet hire platform offers new support and reward programme for executive assistants-

PrivateFly.com, Europe’s leading online booking platform for private jet charter, has announced the launch of its PA Privilege Programme, a dedicated support service for executive PAs. The programme has been launched in response to the specific needs of the executive PA sector, such as speed of service and 24-hour support. To celebrate the launch, the company is offering a magnum of champagne to the winner of a free prize draw.

The service gives executive assistants a range of quick and user-friendly online tools for private jet hire including: instant cost estimates for budget planning; a tool to pinpoint closest airfields; images and advice on aircraft choices; and dedicated 24-hour VIP support. Quotes are received rapidly from a global network of over 7000 accredited aircraft, with flights able to be arranged for takeoff in as little as two hours.

To enter the free prize draw and become a member, executive PAs need to visit PrivateFly.com and use the Quick Quote calculator to find out the estimated cost of a private jet flight from London Biggin Hill to Nice. In addition, every PA who joins the programme will receive a range of further benefits including a luxury hamper reward each time they book a private jet or helicopter flight.

Carol Cork, marketing director at PrivateFly, comments: “We recognise the specific needs of the executive PA such as exceptional response speed and service; transparent pricing; and 24-hour support. And, as their role can so often be focussed on making arrangements for others, we are delighted to offer one lucky PA a magnum of champagne in our prize draw – which demonstrates just how quickly and easily you can get a cost estimate using our Quick Quote calculator.

“Private aircraft charter can prove both cost and time-efficient for multi-leg business trips, corporate events or staff incentives. It can save hours of wasted travel time, reducing the need for overnight stays – and offers full flexibility if meetings overrun or plans change. Our PA Privilege Programme is free to join and designed to make arranging private charter as seamless and simple as possible for the executive PA, with the confidence to know they have compared the market for the best possible prices from over 2700 accredited operators”.

To enter the prize draw and become a member of PrivateFly’s PA Privilege Programme, executive PAs should visit http://www.privatefly.com/pa-competition.html

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Notes to editors:

Testimonials from existing PrivateFly customers, including executive PAs, can be found at http://www.privatefly.com/testimonials.html

PrivateFly is an online booking network that makes it quicker, easier and more cost effective to arrange private jet charter.

With over 2700 operators registered worldwide, PrivateFly is the only online aggregator for private jet charter in Europe.

PrivateFly combines online efficiency and transparency with offline expertise to offer a full-service VIP charter service to direct customers and partners. The bespoke software has been created in-house specifically to meet the needs of charter customers and operators. In 2010 PrivateFly launched the world’s first iPhone application to provide instant private jet pricing on a mobile phone and now offers the equivalent application for the Android platform.

PrivateFly.com was awarded Website of The Year in Flight International’s ‘Webbies’ awards earlier this year, which recognise online excellence across the whole of the aviation industry - the judges describing it as “the iTunes” of aviation. It was also announced as one of the Smarta 100 companies in 2010, by a judging panel including Dragon’s Den’s Deborah Meaden and other leading entrepreneurs, such as Bebo founder Michael Birch.

Founded in 2007, PrivateFly is based in St Albans, Hertfordshire. In 2010 it secured first round investment funding to expand the business and is currently seeking additional funding of £1.5 million, to develop its UK proposition and expand into selected international markets.

For further information, interviews or imagery, please contact:

Katrina Suppiah
Publicité Ltd
T: +44 (0)20 8543 6582
E: k.suppiah@publicite.co.uk

PrivateFly,
Censeo House,
6 St Peters St,
St Albans,
AL1 3LF, UK

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