With a projected 7.5 million tickets being sold for the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, it’s never too early to start planning. But, with many of the critical flight planning details still months away, you may be holding off until you have more facts. It's time get serious about planning your August travels, because the “A” word you should be concerned about right now—Availability. Here are nine things that should be top of mind right now if you’re planning to fly to the 2016 Olympics.
“Success is the sum of details.” This quote from Harvey Firestone, founder of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, could have just as easily originated in any business aviation flight operation around the world. That said, one detail you rarely have to worry about is fuel. But what about those rare occasions when you travel to an unfamiliar place or your travel needs are growing faster than your fuel supplier’s network? Suddenly, trust, ease of scheduling, uneventful uplift and simplified billing (much less payment terms or the form payment takes) are things you no longer can take for granted.