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Top Destinations for Private Jet Travel: Uncovering the Most Popular Jet-Friendly Locations

  • Travel 101
  • By Natalie Baker
  • Published 12 January 2024
  • Revised 16 January 2024

Embarking on a journey aboard a private jet is more than a lavish indulgence; it often proves to be a pragmatic and accessible travel solution and there are plenty of instances where you should consider choosing a private jet over a commercial flight. With the promise of privacy and unparalleled comfort, private jet travel liberates you from the hassles of standard air travel – allowing you to wave goodbye to tedious check-in queues and cramped cabins, and hello to a slice of airborne luxury reserved exclusively for you.

With a commitment to personalised service, unparalleled connections, and meticulous attention to detail, we employ our expansive expertise to tailor every aspect of your journey. Entrust us to curate your private jet travel experience and rest assured that your business and leisure travel requirements are in good hands.

As we explore some of the world's most private-jet-friendly destinations, discover how these exquisite locales and our expert travel managers cater to discerning travellers, ensuring not just a luxurious flight but a seamless experience upon arrival. We'll take you through the best private-jet-friendly destinations – and where to stay once you have arrived in style. Come, let's take off! 

Take flight (and a bite of the Big Apple)

New York stands out as a premier private-jet-friendly destination, with Teterboro Airport in New Jersey offering a swift and direct route across the pond. Sidestep delays and revel in a seamless, perfectly orchestrated landing in the heart of the Big Apple. The city's accessibility via private jet is unparalleled, ensuring convenience and efficiency for discerning travellers and maximising your time in the city – because, while it might be the 'city that never sleeps', we know how important it is to make the most of every New York minute.

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After you touch down, Aman New York brings a splash of Asian influence to a prestigious Fifth Avenue and 57th Street location, extending the elegance and exclusivity of your journey and completing an extraordinary experience in one of the world's most iconic and private-jet-friendly metropolises. Don't pass on a bit of post-flight pampering at the ultra-luxury spa that spans 2,300 square metres followed by a cocktail at the hotel's speakeasy-style bar: The Jazz Club, where a sense of occasion fills the dimly lit spaces and intimate corners.

A swish Swiss journey

When you opt for a private jet to Switzerland, you're not just booking a flight; you're unlocking a magical gateway to the Swiss Alps. With tailored comfort, efficiency, and unrivalled views, you'll touch down in the land of chocolate, watches, and breathtaking mountain landscapes with a little extra ‘oomph’, transforming an already incredible trip into an extraordinary adventure. Geneva Airport is strategically located, offering convenient access to both the city and the surrounding Alpine resorts. It boasts a dedicated private jet terminal, facilitating swift and discreet arrivals, while its efficiency, excellent services, and proximity to luxury accommodations make it an ideal choice for those seeking a seamless and prestigious entry point to Switzerland, whether for business or leisure travel.

Such a stylish arrival warrants an equally opulent stay, provided courtesy of Badrutt’s Palace Hotel. Nestled in the heart of St. Moritz, the iconic hotel is famed for its rich history, its first-class service, and its selection of sought-after gourmet dining options – all of which ooze a certain old world glamour that seems perfectly at home amid the splendour of the Swiss Alps. Those in search of sophistication and refinement will find their desires catered for here, while those looking for a little 80s-kitsch can make their way to the King's Club: apparently the oldest nightclub in Switzerland!

Make an entrance in the Maldives

Embark on an enchanting escape to the Maldives, where the magic begins with a well-timed and executed private jet arrival, bypassing the usual airport shuffle and allowing you to start your holiday that little bit earlier. Touch down directly in paradise to discover crystalline waters teeming with marine life, overwater bungalows, and secluded beaches that feel a world away from the everyday. This extraordinary journey ensures every moment is as memorable as the destination itself, offering a private jet-friendly experience that elevates your Maldivian retreat to new heights of luxury and exclusivity.

Transfer from Malé by seaplane and touch down at Four Seasons Private Island Maldives at Voavah, where seclusion and stunning scenery are the order of the day. With just three exquisite villas, bespoke dining options that afford a unique culinary experience at every meal, and access to the property’s 62-foot yacht, it represents the pinnacle of private island luxury.

Soar through Dubai's skies

If ever there was a glamorous destination made for private jet travel, Dubai is it. The ultimate jet-set hot spot, this desert diamond is all about luxury, style, and unbridled indulgence. Boasting dedicated VIP terminals, efficient customs procedures, and exclusive lounges, Dubai has perfected the process of private jet travel down to a fine art, while its strategic location bridging continents, direct access to luxurious accommodations, and an ever-evolving skyline offer a blend of convenience and magnificence. Immerse yourself in the rhythm of this Middle Eastern emirate and start as you mean to go on with a lavish arrival. 

Speaking of lavish, the incredible Atlantis The Royal represents the ultimate in Dubai glamour. Its roster of guests includes an impressive sprinkling of celebs, all of whom come to experience the Atlantis brand's exceptional services and amenities while luxuriating in surroundings that are nothing short of spectacular. Feel every bit the jet setter as you lounge by the swimming pool of Cloud 22, the hotel's super swanky rooftop lounge, which we are tipping as one of the hottest new hangouts in town.


Private jet charter is a service that allows individuals or businesses to rent an entire aircraft for their exclusive use. Here are some common frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding private jet charter:

1. How much does it cost to charter a private jet?
The cost of chartering a private jet can vary widely based on factors such as the type of aircraft, the distance travelled, the duration of the trip, and additional services requested. Your Winged Boots Personal Travel Manager or private jet charter company will utilise their connections within the industry to negotiate the best possible rate on your behalf.

2. What types of aircraft are available for charter?
Private jet charter companies offer a range of aircraft, including light jets, midsize jets, large jets, and even ultra-long-range jets. The choice depends on the passenger's needs, such as the number of passengers and the desired amenities.

3. How do I book a private jet charter?

Booking a private jet charter typically involves contacting a charter company or broker. You'll need to provide details about your trip, including the number of passengers, travel dates, and any specific requirements. Your Winged Boots Personal Travel Manager takes the hassle out of a private jet charter by liaising directly with the company. 

4. Can I choose my departure and arrival airports?

Yes, one of the advantages of private jet charter is the flexibility to choose your departure and arrival airports, often allowing you to use smaller airports that may be more convenient.

5. Are there any membership programs for frequent private jet travellers?
Some private jet charter companies offer membership programs that provide benefits such as discounted rates, guaranteed availability, and other perks for frequent travellers.

6. What is included in the cost of chartering a private jet?

The cost usually covers the aircraft rental, crew fees, fuel, airport fees, and in-flight amenities. Additional charges may apply for special requests, catering, or ground transportation.

7. How much notice is required to book a private jet?
While some last-minute bookings are possible, booking as far in advance as possible is advisable to ensure aircraft availability and better pricing.

8. What is the luggage allowance for private jet travel?
Private jets often have more generous luggage allowances than commercial flights, and the specific limits can vary depending on the aircraft type and size. So, if packing light isn't your thing, you won't need to worry about being stung by excess baggage fees!

9. Can I bring pets on a private jet?
Many private jet charter companies are happy to welcome your furry travel companions, but it's important to inform them in advance to make the necessary arrangements.

10. Is there Wi-Fi on private jets?
Many modern private jets are equipped with Wi-Fi, allowing passengers to stay connected during the flight. This is especially important for our business travellers, who may need to maximise every moment of their work trip or wrap up an important call before touching down on an exotic beach somewhere... However, it's recommended to confirm this with the charter jet company.
These are general questions, and specific details may vary depending on the charter company and the type of aircraft chosen. Your Winged Boots Personal Travel Manager or private jet charter company will be able to advise you based on your specific requirements.

From group leisure travel by private jet to solo business trips on a chartered plane, we take the hassle out of travel arrangements and will tailor your trip - from airport to sunlounger or conference room and back again - to suit your needs.

Our dedicated team of personal travel managers specialise in making your travel wishes and requirements a reality. Contact them today on 0203 318 6077 or submit an online enquiry and sit back while they liaise with the world's most reputable private jet charter companies.


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