A summer of music festivals by private jet
Updated: Feb 28
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Summertime is fast approaching, and the festival season is nearly underway. People dressed in colorful outfits and funky costumes will be descending on locations around the world for weekends filled with music. If you are thinking about experiencing a music festival, then why not travel by private jet? We have selected our favorite music festivals across the globe you can fly privately to this year.
26th-30th June - Pilton, UK
Glastonbury music festival is known as the world's largest greenfield festival. During its time, it has had performances by some of the most legendary artists to grace the music industry.
This year like many others, Glastonbury promises an exciting line-up that included artists such as Stormzy, The Killers, Billie Eilish, Liam Gallagher, George Ezra plus many more.
We can offer flights to Glastonbury by private jet or by a private helicopter for the ultimate festival experience.
Nearest helipad: Glastonbury Helipad
Flight time from London: 35 mins
Recommended helicopter: Agusta 109
19th-21st July & 26th-28th July - Boom, Belgium
Tomorrowland is an electronic dance music festival that is held in the town of Boom in Belgium. It was first held in 2005 and has become one of the world's largest and most notable music festivals.
This year at Tomorrowland, you will experience music sets from artists such as; Martin Garrix, Bebe Rexha, Steve Aoki, The Chainsmokers and Tiësto.
Tomorrowland is undoubtedly one of the most famous music festivals - why not fly there by private jet?
Nearest airport: Antwerp Flight time from London: 55 mins
Recommended private jet: Cessna CitationJet 2
1st-4th August, Chicago, Illinois
Lollapalooza is an annual 4-day music festival that is based in Chicago, Illinois. Performed there is a mixture of alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip hop and electronic music. Born out of the 90's Alternative Rock era, it was originally created in 1991 and ran till 1997, where it was eventually revived in 2003.
The line-up for 2019 includes artists like; Hozier, 21 Savage, Childish Gambino, Bring Me the Horizon, Twenty One Pilots, Lil Wayne and Ariana Grande.
Lollapalooza has developed into one of the best festivals in the world right now and it would be disappointing for any alternative rock fan to miss out. Secure your travel to Chicago via private jet to arrive in ample time to explore the rest of the city.
Nearest airport: Chicago Midway
Flight time from London: 8 hours 30 mins
Recommended private jet: Falcon 7X
7th-13th August - Budapest, Hungary
The Sziget Festival is one of the largest music and culture festivals in Europe. It is held in Northern Budapest, Hungary every August and lasts for seven days.
In 2011, the Sziget Festival was ranked one of the five best festivals in Europe by The Independent and is a two-time winner at the European Festival Awards in the category Best Major European Festival, in 2011 and 2014.
Artists in the line-up for the Sziget Festival include; Florence + The Machine, Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters, Post Malone, Macklemore and The 1975.
Travelling to Budapest can be done simply and hassle-free by private jet for the Sziget Festival.
Nearest airport: Budapest Ferenc Liszt Int.
Flight time from London: 2 hours 20 mins
Recommended private jet: Embraer Phenom 300
16th-18th August -Watkins Glen, New York
Woodstock 50 is a music festival that will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Music & Art Fair, which was a landmark festival that was held on August 15th -17th, 1969 in Bethel, New York.
Some of the artists that are included in the line-up for Woodstock 50 include; Jay-Z, The Killers, Imagine Dragons, Miley Cyrus and Cage the Elephant.
The 50th-anniversary festival is in tribute to the original Woodstock Music & Arts Fair that attracted over half a million people to come to upstate New York for the 3-day festival of Peace & Music.
If you are planning to make history and attend the anniversary festival, Air Partner can organise your private jet travel.
Nearest International airport: Rochester Int'l
Nearest Regional airport: Elmira/Corning Regional
Flight time from London: 7 hours
Recommended private jet: Bombardier Global 5000
22nd-25th August, Daresbury, UK
Creamfields is a major dance music festival that takes place on the August Bank Holiday weekend in the UK.
Initially it began as a 1-day event with 25,000 attending, however, it is now a 4-day event with camping options and attracts 70,000 attendees each day.
Creamfields is one of the largest electronic music festivals in the world in terms of attendance, number and size of stages, and size and depth of line-up.
There are always regular headline performances from mainstream artists and underground DJ's. This year, the line-up includes; Afrojack, Calvin Harris, Carl Cox, Deadmau5, Fatboy Slim and MK.
To travel to Cheshire, we can offer flights to Creamfields by Private Jet or Helicopter.
Nearest airport: Liverpool
Flight time from London: 45 mins
Recommended private jet: Cessna Mustang
WHY FLY WITH AIR PARTNER?
We provide a tailored solution for your private air travel. We will work with you to find a travel solution to fit your needs when travelling to one or multiple music festivals this summer. Our operations team are available 24/7 to ensure that your private charter runs smoothly and successfully.
With access to over 7000+ aircraft, we can ensure a reliable and resourceful service, so that whatever your requirements, you can have the confidence that your charter needs will be met and delivered with the highest quality.
As well as this, we offer our CharterPLUS package that guarantees, insurance cover and legal action protection. All designed to give you piece of mind.
Air Partner can offer tailored travel plans to fit around the music festivals you would like to attend. Contact us for quote.