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What to do in Europe this August

Wondering what to do in Europe this August?

Ahhh, Europe in August. We’ve got a list of the events and experiences you need to attend this August. Warm weather and cold gelato, hot air balloons and tea. These travel destinations are a great way to upgrade your summer to one your family will never forget. Here are some of the best things to do in Europe this August.

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Salzburg Festival in Salzburg

July 20 – August 31

Salzburg Festival in SalzburgHeld every year in Salzburg, Austria, the birthplace of Mozart, is the Salzburg Festival. The festival hosts the world’s best and most famous opera singers, musicians, conductors, and orchestras to perform in the Baroque historic center of Salzburg. After the festival, take advantage of what the city has to offer including lake excursions and golfing.



Festival Fringe in Edinburgh

August 2 – August 26

Festival Fringe in EdinburghThe Festival Fringe held in Edinburg, Scotland is the largest and most inclusive celebration of arts and culture in the world. With over 50,000 performances, there are shows to match all tastes and expectations. This iconic arts festival welcomes both famous names from the world of entertainment and unknown artists looking to expand their audience. With an emphasis on comedy and theater, the variety of performances includes dance, cabaret, musicals, opera, exhibition, spoken word, and live concerts.


International Balloon Fiesta in Bristol

August 8 – August 11

International Balloon Fiesta in BristolThe International Balloon Fiesta in Bristol, England is the largest annual meeting of hot air balloons. This decades-old tradition brings over a hundred hot hair balloons from all over the world to its skyline. The fiesta lasts four days at the Ashton Court Estate where visitors can enjoy a breakfast of tea and toast while watching the rise of the balloons at dawn on the first day.




Notting Hill Carnival in London

August 24 – August 26

Notting Hill Carnival in LondonEvery year London, England hosts the Notting Hill Carnival, a multiple-day celebration of London’s Caribbean communities. The Notting Hill Carnival is the largest street festival in Europe, with more than one million participants every year. This event highlights the best of Caribbean heritage and culture while bringing live music, dance performances, delicious Caribbean food, parades, and costumes to the streets of London. This event shows off the multicultural character of London with a spectacle of colors, sounds, and flavors.


Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen

Tivoli Gardens in CopenhagenCopenhagen, Denmark is known for many things, like being the home of Hans Christian Andersen, but it is also known for Tivoli Gardens. The most visited theme park in Scandinavia and the second-oldest operating amusement park in the world, Tivoli Gardens is supposedly where Walt Disney got the idea for Disneyland. There’s more to it then roller coasters and spun sugar, there are ballet performances, stretches of tulips, Chinese pagodas, and peacocks casually strolling down the sidewalks.


Grand Bazaar in Istanbul

Grand Bazaar in IstanbulIstanbul, Turkey has a shopping mall unlike any other. The Grand Bazaar is one of the oldest and largest markets in the world, with construction dating back to the 1400s. Featuring more than 5,000 stalls offering just about everything you could imagine including jewelry, textiles, ceramics, carpets, old coins, leather goods, lanterns, tea handbags, watches, and shoes. Check out the Grand Bazaar, for a shopping experience unlike any other, check


Zugspitze Beer Garden in Bavaria

Zugspitze Beer Garden in BavariaThe Zugspitze Beer Garden is the highest in Germany as it sits atop the Zugspitze, which so happens to be the highest mountain in Germany at exactly 9,700 feet above sea level. It also has some of the best views in the country with an impressive 360-degree panorama that shows off the extensive views of over 400 mountain peaks in four countries. Germany’s most famous mountain also has two toboggan runs, Germany’s highest church, an igloo village, and excellent mountain restaurants.


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7 Things to do in Europe this Summer

Looking for a reason to get away?

We’ve got you covered with 7 things to do in Europe this summer! Don’t miss out on these events and destinations this summer! From Wimbledon to the Cinque Terre, Global Air Charters provides luxury air charters to your favorite destinations.

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Wimbledon, July 1st-14th

7 Things to do in Europe this Summer WimbledonWimbledon is fast approaching! During the first half of July in London, the greats like Roger Federer, Venus Williams, Naomi Osaka, and other rising stars will duke it out to see who wins this year. You could be in the stands as history is made!



Tour de France, July 6th

7 Things to do in Europe this Summer Tour de FranceThe Tour de France is over 100 years old and remains one of the greatest races. Be there, in the action, as cyclists race around the track to see who crosses the finish line first. See them whip around the streets of Paris and the Arc de Triomphe.





Bastille Day, July 14th

7 Things to do in Europe this Summer BastileThe most important French national holiday falls on Sunday, July 14th this year. You can watch fireworks at the Eiffel Tower or the hour-long show at Versailles, attend a Firemen’s Ball, or go to the annual garden party in the city centre of Saint Cloud.



Tomorrowland, July 19st-21st and 26th-28th

7 Things to do in Europe this Summer Tomorrow LandOver 400,000 people attended the Tomorrowland festival in Boom, Belgium in 2018. This year, the line-up includes artists such as Steve Aoki, The Chainsmokers, Tiësto, Louis the Child, DJ Snake, and Jonas Blue. With 16 stages of music and 400+ performances each weekend, get ready to dance the night away!



Wondering what else you can do in Europe this summer?

Rounding out our 7 things to do in Europe this summer, visit London, Paris, or Rome for an unforgettable trip.


Get to Paris to eat baguettes under the Eiffel Tower, see the Mona Lisa at the Louvre, or visit Versailles to see the gilded palace and the gardens of Louis XIV. Want more? Take a cruise along the Seine, visit the booksellers that line the streets, or snack on macaroons as you stroll down the Champs-Élysées.




Visit Rome to see the home of the Pope in Vatican City or eat gelato as you walk around the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, or Colosseum. In the mood for an elegant wine in the midst of some of the finest wine country in the world? Take a trip north to Florence to have a glass of Chianti. Or head west to one of the Cinque Terre cities nestled along the coast.




In London, you can visit the sites of the 2012 Olympics, Westminster Abbey, the National Gallery, see a show like Phantom of the Opera, or even visit Stonehenge. Sip a Peroni or try fish and chips or a Crodough to really get a taste of the city. Traveling with kids? Take them to the Warner Brothers studio tour of The Making of Harry Potter.



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The 2019 Spring Events You Won’t Want To Miss!

Global Air Charters is your travel partner to these top 2019 spring events!

Don’t miss out on any of the exciting events kicking off this spring! From horse racing to music festivals, Global Air Charters provides luxury air charters to your favorite destinations.

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Stanley Cup Finals and NHL Playoffs, Starts April 10th

NHL Stanley Cup 2018Take a trip to enjoy the hard-hitting action of the NHL playoffs. The Stanley Cup is the oldest existing trophy to be awarded to a professional sports franchise. The winter season may be behind us, but the hockey excitement is just getting started!



Coachella, April 12th-21st

coachellaCoachella returns to the Empire Polo Club in Indio for back-to-back weekends full of hot sun, great people, and awesome music. Headliners for this year’s festival include Childish Gambino, Tame Impala, and Ariana Grande. In addition to the music happening on multiple stages, attendees can enjoy large-scale art installations, a ferris wheel, great food, and much more!


NBA Finals and Playoffs, April 13th – May 30th

The NBA playoffs are heart pounding and fast-paced. You won’t want to miss a moment of this excitement. Travel to cheer on your favorite team and watch them make history. Keep up with all of the games and watch the battle between the Western Conference and Eastern Conference winners at the NBA Finals.


NFL Draft, April 25th-27th

nfldraftThe annual NFL Draft gives teams the opportunity to infuse their rosters with new talent. Terry Bradshaw, Earl Campbell, Bruce Smith, and Andrew Luck have at least two things in common; they are NFL superstars, and they were all No. 1 picks in the first round of the NFL Draft. Make Nashville your pick for the 2019 NFL Draft.


Kentucky Derby, May 4th

Kentucky DerbyDon’t miss the two most exciting minutes in sports! The 145th Kentucky Derby is May 4th and will kick-off the first of the three Triple Crown races. Top thoroughbreds, riders, trainers and owners from around the world will compete in the “Run for the Roses” at Churchill Downs. Feel the thrill of race day while sipping a mint julep and take in one of the oldest traditions in the country.


Preakness Stakes, May 18th

Preakness Stakes DayThe Preakness Stakes holds a special place in Maryland’s history and heritage. This is an event where racing tradition runs deep. The greatest Thoroughbreds in the world head to the Pimlico Race Course on May 18th. This is the second race on the Triple Crown series and serves as a true test of a horse’s raw ability and composure. All eyes are on the Preakness Stakes for a Triple Crown winning horse; if it doesn’t happen at the Preakness, it doesn’t happen at all.


Monaco Grand Prix, May 22nd – 26th

monaco-grand-prix-yacht-charteringThe motorsport icon that every circuit driver dreams of winning. Experience the 2019 Monaco Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco. Watch the drivers navigate one of the most demanding tracks in Formula One, and enjoy an exceptional location of glamour and prestige.


Belmont Stakes, June 8th

Belmont_StakesThe Belmont Stakes is the third and final race on the Triple Crown series. It is the longest and most challenging of the three Thoroughbred races. Held every June in Elmont, NY, this race is where history is made. War Admiral, Secretariat, American Pharoh, Justify and other elite horses have stamped their success on the ultimate title; Triple Crown Winner.


Bonnaroo, June 13th-16th

bonnarooThousands of happy campers. Hundreds of acres of Tennessee nature. 150+ epic performances. 10+ stages of music. 4 full days of adventure & entertainment that goes all night long. You will NOT be bored. This year’s line-up includes Childish Gambino, Post Malone, Odesza, The Lumineers, and many more talented performers. You won’t want to miss it!


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Global Air Charters, Inc. continues expansion of Gulfstream fleet with another GIV-SP, N129NS

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Global Air Charters, a full-service Part 135-certified aviation charter and management company, has added another Gulfstream business jet to its fleet of aircraft. With a range of 3,900 miles, the Gulfstream is available for domestic and international service.

The N129NS Gulfstream has a roomy, tasteful interior—accommodating up to 13 passengers. The aircraft features two sleeping berths in the aft cabin, a full-service galley for serving hot meals and two well-appointed lavatories. Inflight amenities include satellite telephone, internet access as well as an on-board entertainment system.

“Customers will benefit from the Gulfstream’s extensive range and spacious cabin,” says Richard C. Page, executive vice president of Global Air Charters. “We are excited about this addition to our fleet. Our continued growth is a result of the dedication of our experienced team of aviation professionals in management, flight operations, safety, service and maintenance.”

To learn more about Global Air Charters, visit www.globalaircharters.com or call +1 203.375.3500.

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Global Air Charters, Inc. Grows Globally – Adds 3rd Gulfstream IV to Fleet

New to the Fleet: Gulfstream IV, N44CE

Global Air Charters, Inc. Grows Globally

Global Air Charters, St. Paul, MN, has added a third Gulfstream to it’s growing fleet. This will be the third Gulfstream available from Global Air Charters, in addition to their 16 seat GIV-SP, N171JC. This newest G-IV, N44CE, boasts 12 seats, offers coast to coast range, accompanied by a spacious cabin and state of the art flight deck. With customer care, safety, and comfort at the forefront, Global Air Charters strives to ensure you feel at home wherever you travel. Additionally, all our premium business jets come with complimentary domestic WiFi and a flight attendant on every flight.

Furthermore, Global Air Charters has seen a growing interest in intercontinental trips, which inspired the need to add the third G-IV. “As we continue to expand our business, we will look to bring on other heavy jets that are frequently requested” stated Paul Rodsjo, Director of Operations for Global Air Charters. Accordingly, Global Air Charter’s continued growth is a result of a dedicated team of aviation professionals in all aspects of the company. Global Air Charters is a Wyvern Wingman operator, a collection of aviation best practices and the highest audit standard in the aviation industry.

In fact, the Global Air Charters team dedication and hard work has positioned them as a top choice for private air travel.

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