A Return to the Birthplace of your Pilatus

August 25 - September 13, 2024
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A Return to the Birthplace of your Pilatus

August 25 - September 13, 2024
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Quebec City, Canada

20 Days
19 Nights
8,210 Nautical Miles
7 Countries
Canada Greenland Iceland Ireland France Spain Switzerland

Calling all Pilatus owners for an exclusive Pilatus-only Journey to Europe! Imagine yourself perched along the rugged Moher cliffs in Shannon, Ireland, strolling the historic beaches of Normandy, France, and plunging into the crystalline waters of Menorca, Spain. Experience the alpine wonderland of Stans, Switzerland, and marvel at the majestic icebergs of famous Disko Bay, Greenland. But that’s not all! Indulge in an exclusive visit to the Pilatus Airplane factory, a rare opportunity reserved for owners and pilots of Pilatus aircraft. Prepare for a diverse array of breathtaking landscapes on this 20-day European adventure all while flying your Pilatus aircraft!

Aircraft Requirements

800 NM Minimum Range
Survival equipment
IFR Rating
Jet Fuel
Pressurized Aircraft
De-icing Capabilities
Excess Liability Insurance

Highlights of this journey

Reykjavik, Iceland

Witness Iceland’s most exciting natural attractions: the Geysirs, the magnificent Gull-foss Waterfall, the volcanic crater Kerid and across Gjabakkave-gur.

Normandy, France

Discover the sites of D-day (June 6, 1994) - the largest invasion force in history, and visit the very moving American Cemetery in Normandy, France

Menorca, Spain

Cruise the waters of Menorca, Spain by private boat as we explore the island by sea.

Stans, Switzerland

Special Highlight: Visit the birthplace of your great airplane with a tour of the Pilatus Aircraft Factory, and expand your love for your impressive aircraft.

Ilulissat, Greenland

Witness the surreal beauty of hundreds of ice formations, ranging from flat-topped hunks to jagged peaks at the Ice Fjord, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Itinerary at a glance

Quebec City, Canada

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Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

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Reykjavik, Iceland

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Shannon, Ireland

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Normandy, France

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Menorca, Spain

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Lucerne, Switzerland

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Reykjavik, Iceland

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Ilulissat, Greenland

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Inclusions

The Price Per Person Includes

  • All accommodations in hotels listed or similar categories for 20 days and 19 nights, based on double occupancy

  • All meals as specified in the itinerary – breakfast and a-la-carte dinner daily, lunch when listed

  • Selection of wine chosen by Air Journey during dinners

  • All sightseeing and excursions as listed in the itinerary

  • Roundtrip transfers to and from the airport

  • Full-time services of a Journey Director

  • Tips and gratuities

The Airplane Registration Fee Includes

  • Usage of the Air Journey App
  • Direct Foreflight Links for easy flight plan uploading into your personal Foreflight account
  • International flight plans, routing, frequencies, nav-aids, reporting points, and more for each leg of your Journey
  • Flight plans and eAPIS manifest outbound/inbound filed on your behalf
  • Pilot briefing prior to every flying day
  • Fuel availability confirmed along the route of flight
  • Obtaining of permits, landing rights, overflight permits, handling arrangements
  • Assistance with country entry forms (Caricom, CanPASS, etc) 
  • Confirmed parking and fuel along our route
  • Planning for additional fuel stops if required
  • Air Journey Goodies – each participant will receive a shirt embroidered with their name, aircraft make/model, and airplane’s tail number with the name of the Journey, a hat per person, and a bag per couple, as a souvenir of your flying adventure.

The Price Does Not Include

  • Fees associated with your aircraft (fuel, handling fees, airport fees, permit fees, landing fees, departure taxes, etc.)
  • Cost of obtaining passport, visas, or inoculations required for your Journey
  • Optional activities
  • Cocktails and Spirits are not included
  • Lunch when not listed in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, room service, communication charges and other incidentals 
  • Commercial flight tickets when required
  • Survival equipment rental (Air Journey has survival equipment available for rent. Contact Air Journey for more details +1(561)841-1551
  • Travel Interruption and Cancellation Insurance (this is strongly recommended and not included in the package. Please contact us at +1 (561)841-1551 for more details.
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A Return to the Birthplace of your Pilatus | August 25 - September 13, 2024