PrivateFly.com Teams Up With Chris Evans For BBC Children In Need
Four pairs of tickets were auctioned for the four-night trip. In addition to the private jet flights, the package included: ‘Access All Areas’ VIP tickets to the 2013 Monaco Grand Prix; brunch with the F1 teams from Ferrari, McLaren, Lotus or Red Bull; accommodation at The Columbus Hotel; a party on Chris Evans’ own yacht; and an invitation for one couple to Prince Albert of Monaco’s cocktail party.
The Children in Need Auction took place over four mornings this week on the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show, raising over £3.5 million in total. It offered unique, VIP celebrity experiences to the highest bidder - with all proceeds going to the annual BBC charity event. Other prizes included the chance to drive one of Chris Evans’ own ‘Magnificent Seven’ cars; a Dine and Disco package featuring Goodwood Festival of Speed tickets and a performance from Gary Barlow; and the chance to play a 4 Ball of golf with Chris Evans and Graeme McDowell in the BMW PGA Championship Celebrity Pro-Am.
PrivateFly has arranged the flights in a Bombardier Challenger 850, which seats up to 16 people. The aircraft will make the return trip from London Farnborough to Nice Cote d’Azur in May next year.
Adam Twidell, CEO of PrivateFly, comments: “We are delighted to be able to help Chris Evans and his team put together this once-in-a-lifetime trip. The auction is a Children in Need highlight, offering money-can’t-buy experiences, and raises a significant amount of money for a very worthy cause.”
Notes to editors:
For more details and images of the aircraft see http://www.privatefly.com/private-jets/longrange-jet-hire/Challenger-850.html
PrivateFly is a booking service that makes it quicker, easier and more cost effective to arrange private jet charter. With over 7000 aircraft 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.
PrivateFly.com was awarded Website of The Year in Flight International’s 2011 aviation industry ‘Webbies’ awards, the judges describing it as “the iTunes” of aviation.
Founded in 2008, PrivateFly is based in St Albans, Hertfordshire. In September 2011 it secured investment fundraising of £2 million.
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