Salon Privé: A Great British Garden Party Now in its 13th year, Salon Privé is the epitome of a quintessentially English Garden Party. With ‘Britain’s Greatest Palace’, Blenheim Palace as its home, it is a spectacular 3 day celebration of automotive opulence presenting the finest, rarest and most valuable classics alongside the latest and most sought-after modern-day equivalents.For ConnectJets Altitude+ Members, ConnectJets are offering a day pass to the highly-anticipated Salon Privé event, taking place in September. This year, it becomes the first event to ever occupy the hallowed turf of Blenheim’s famous cricket pitch and with the Palace itself and surrounding ornamental gardens now fully integrated into the event’s landscape, the scene is set for a truly spectacular experience. The event,...

Elite RetrEat Italia is the result of a tremendous passion for Italy and its unique heritage. We specialise in curating imaginative and bespoke experiences in Italy in the world of travel and events. Our goal is to showcase artisanal excellence while pushing the boundaries of experiential engagement.Imagine landing at Villanova, the home of the Avanti where after a tour of the factory you will head to the coast and board a yacht to experience a gourmet tour where a chef and onboard ommelier will take you on a journey through the Ligurian coast, sampling the best local wines and delicious dishes, of course cooked with the freshest of ingredients.For large families, nothing beats the privacy and comfort of a private...

It’s playtime: THE PLAYPEN at Huvafen Fushi, a truly grown up pavilion for sophisticated pleasurists.  Alluring adults-only Maldivian dreamscape Huvafen Fushi is offering Altitude+ members access to an exclusive package of added extras when booking the two-storey, 800 square metre The PlayPen, The Grand Beach Pavilion. An exquisite architectural ode to pleasure, The PlayPen weaves fluid New York loft-style living spaces with a nostalgic neo-Parisian penchant for vintage pieces and an eclectic collection of handpicked furniture. Click here for an inside peek.Altitude+ members will receive 30% off the rack rate, upgrade to full board accommodation, a private sunset cruise on Dream Dhoni, the resort’s beautifully appointed, traditional Maldivian junk, a magical sandbank picnic, and barbecue prepared and served in the pavilion...

ConnectJets at Farnborough Airshow 2018  ConnectJets and Piaggio Aerospace will be present at the Farnborough Airshow 2018, from 16th July - 22nd July.We are very much looking forward to welcoming you onboard the third generation Avanti at the Farnborough Airshow, here in the UK, the Avanti EVO. To arrange a viewing, please contact the Avanti Sales Team at avanti@connectjets.com who we will be delighted to arrange.F0r stand information, please see the Piaggio Aerospace Stand Information here. Avanti EVO The Avanti EVO is refreshingly different - not just in terms of its head-turning looks, but also in terms of superior performance and comfort. The EVO is one of the most environmentally friendly aircraft on the market, with reduced emissions and aircraft noise making it a...

CEO of ConnectJets, Gabriella Somerville recently met with CEO Andrew Wessels from The Marque to discuss the importance of an accurate and up to date digital presence. Following speaking at the Financial Times Business of Aerospace and Aviation Summit, Gabriella and Andrew discussed the further impacts of digitalisation of the Aviation Industry and the importance of an accurate and trusted online presence. Find out how to positively enhance your digital profile exclusively with The Marque profiles.Is your digital-self making the right impression? In today’s business environment we expect to be ‘Googled’ before every meeting. Your first impression is usually a digital one and, increasingly, our opinions are formed by the material we find online. This can be a real asset...

ConnectJets are continuing to explore avenues that we believe will improve our clients’ on-board experience at altitude. We are delighted to offer Difference Coffee Co as new partner on our Altitude+ Membership Programme, providing the only coffee that is tried, tested and certified as the most delicious coffee in the world.Like fine wine, coffee depends on particular soil and weather conditions to deliver exceptional flavour. Difference Coffee Co offers the finest coffees through its ultimate terroir-led coffee collection: an acclaimed and exclusive line-up which includes Jamaican Blue Mountain, Hawaiian Kona, Panamanian Geisha, and Indonesian Kopi Luwak.The Difference process begins with sourcing only the highest rated specialty grade Arabica beans. Specialty coffee accounts for 1% of global coffee production. Difference sources...

Flying over the Alps is forever an awe-inspiring experience.At ConnectJets, we endeavour to innovate and reinvent the private jet travel experience for our clients. We are delighted to have partnered with a DNA Affair, who offer a bespoke concierge and travel service throughout The Alps in both Summer and Winter seasons.As the plane pulls in over the alpine village of Gstaad, the mountains envelop you in a warm embrace. The town is as welcoming with its small winding main street wrapped in the beauty of exclusive retailers. Presiding over this elite enclave is the Gstaad Palace Hotel. With Switzerland’s long tradition of thermal wellness, a visit to the exclusive Spa is a perfect welcome for your summer sojourn.For the explorer...

We are very much looking forward to this years upcoming EBACE 2018 event, which runs over 29th-31st May 2018. The ConnectJets team will be present and on hand at the Piaggio Aerospace booth, located at T123 to meet you and answer any questions you may have on Charter requirements, the Avanti EVO and Sales Consultancy, including fractional ownership schemes, throughout the duration of the show.Interested in more information on the Avanti EVO? Come by Static Display SD_10 to view one of the most talked about business jets in the industry.Offering a 40% reduction in operating costs compared to rival aircraft due to superior efficiency and capabilities, the Avanti EVO is providing owners with not just a significant economic saving, but also...

International sight saving charity Orbis recently collaborated with portrait artist Tim Benson to hold an exhibition at London’s Mall Galleries.  Tim, Vice President of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters, is a practiced figurative artist committed to using his paintings to tell the stories of people from across the worldThe collection of 20 stunning oil paintings was inspired by the people Tim met on a visit to Orbis’s work in Zambia, and proceeds from sales of the artwork support Orbis’s work across the world.Each portrait tells the story of a child or adult who had sight-saving surgery, or of one of the local health workers trained by medical volunteers from Orbis.  Specialised paediatric services were virtually non-existent in the country...

A premium waterfront location can make for a smart investment, especially when it’s on the stunning Caribbean island of Barbados – bought to you by Abode2.Arrive on Barbados by private jet with ConnectJets and it’s plain sailing from there, straight up the West coast to Port St. Charles Marina, one of the island’s most exclusive waterfront addresses.More than just a five-star luxury marina, Port St. Charles Resort offers an elite luxury lifestyle like no other on a turquoise 10-acre lagoon, just north of Speightstown on the island’s fabled west coast. With properties overlooking the crystal-clear Caribbean ocean, visitors to this exclusive community can enjoy idyllic panoramic views and warm golden rays.For those with a penchant for all things nautical, the...