Europe is one of the world’s foremost destinations for passengers traveling by private jet charter - and it’s easy to see why.
With some of the world’s best cultural, business, culinary, and sporting events taking place in the EU, travelers have a world of experiences to look forward to in the region.
What’s more, the short average flight time between European cities makes traveling across the continent quick and convenient - but where are most travelers heading to this year?
We took a look at the latest flight data to bring you an updated ranking of Europe’s top business jet destinations. Whether you’re traveling for business, leisure, or both, here are some airports to keep in mind for your next journey.
10. Stuttgart Airport
Located a short drive from Stuttgart, one of Europe’s industrial centres, the airport is the perfect landing point for a trip to southwest Germany.
Motoring enthusiasts who have some time to spare in the city will enjoy the Porsche and Mercedes-Benz museums. Both car manufacturers have their main operations in Stuttgart, which has a long history of excellence in vehicle production.
9. Vnukovo International Airport
Just south of Moscow, Russia’s capital and economic powerhouse, Vnukovo International Airport provides easy access to an up and coming world city.
Russia’s busiest airport by number of passengers makes excellent provision for business jet flights, with the country’s business elite flying by private charter on a regular basis.
8. Berlin-Schoenefeld Airport
Germany’s capital city is just 18 km northwest of Schoenefeld airport. As Berlin’s secondary air access point, the airport offers lower air traffic and high levels of service and efficiency for business jet travellers.
A short drive from the airport will bring visitors to the city of Berlin, the heart of German culture, business and government. From business negotiations to a night at the opera, Berlin is an ever-popular destination for travelers to the EU.
7. Vienna International Airport
A short trip from Vienna International Airport transports passengers to one of the world’s great cultural cities.
Vienna is famous for its musical culture, which dates back to the times of Mozart and Beethoven. The city also boasts world-class museums, theatres, contemporary arts scene -not to mention its famous coffee shops.
6. Farnborough Airport
The city of Farnborough in Hampshire, England has a special place in aviation history, with the annual Farnborough air show brings thousands of spectators to the town each year,
Private jet passengers can reach London by road in just under an hour from Farnborough Airport, making it a convenient alternative to airports closer to the British capital.
5. Geneva Cointrin Airport
Geneva is one of the smaller cities on our top destinations list, but when it comes to private jet traffic, the heart of Switzerland’s French-speaking region, is a force to be reckoned with.
Home to the United Nations, the Red Cross, and some of the world’s premier private banks, Geneva is a hub for international diplomacy, business and finance.
Visitors to the city will enjoy the short but scenic trip from Geneva Cointrin airport, one of the oldest private aviation facilities in Europe.
4. Nice-Côte d'Azur
Nice-Côte d'Azur is quite unique among airports - because it serves two countries. Business jets touchdown daily at the airport’s private terminal, with passengers headed for France and Monaco on board.
A scenic drive from Nice is all that’s needed to reach Monaco, the jetset capital. Passengers can also arrange helicopter transfers between the two cities.
3. Zurich Airport
Another destination that’s high on the luxury travel list is Zurich, Switzerland’s largest city. Widely regarded as one of the world’s banking capitals, Zurich’s lakefront location and scenic blend of historic and modern architecture, makes the city an evergreen favourite with business and leisure travellers.
2. London Luton Airport
The British capital remains one of the world’s great cities, and the recent publicity around Brexit doesn’t seem to have dented London’s popularity.
Travellers visiting London will want to skip Heathrow, which is focused on commercial flights, and enjoy the superior levels of service at London Luton airport.
A short 56km trip from the airport is all it takes to reach the centre of London, the heart of British banking, business, and culture.
1. Paris- Le Bourget Airport
Topping the list of European destinations is Paris, with its internationally acclaimed fashion, culinary and business culture.
The French capital won out over London this year to claim the crown as Europe’s top travel destination, with visitors from around the world flocking to the city for a variety of high-profile business and cultural events held throughout the year.
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