As your GlobeAir jet taxis into a dedicated private terminal at Cointrin Airport, the Geneva escape unfolds. The boundaries of the airport run along the Swiss-French border meaning the airport can be accessed from either country. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, world-class ski resorts and global business organisations, it’s just a short hop to Geneva city centre. The 4km journey downtown takes less than 20 minutes by car, giving you the time to sit back, admire the stunning Alpine city, and make final plans for the trip ahead.
Luxury guide to Geneva
Geneva is not just a gateway to the to the Swiss and French Alps; the city has a colourful history, grand monuments and a variety of fascinating museums. The beautiful backdrop to the city is the towering Alps and Jura mountain ranges, whilst Lake Geneva provides a tranquil fairy tale foreground. The Old Town is in the higher part of the city and is now a national cultural heritage site of cobbled streets, hidden courtyards and host of small cafes, bars and antique shops; an ideal spot for a speciality coffee whilst on the move.
Some of the top luxury hotels in Geneva include the Beau Rivage Hotel, which is situated close to the lake and offers superb, unspoilt views of Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, and the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues, where dining at the renowned Il Lago restaurant combines fine Italian cuisine with superb lake-front views. Additionally, great restaurants include the Auberge du Lion D’or, which offers stunning views across the lake and mountains combined with world-class cuisine. Domaine de Chateauvieux, situated deep in the Geneva wine countryside also offers unparalleled dining. The four restaurants at the Evian Royal Resort combine tremendous views of the French Alps and Lake Geneva and provide an elegant, fine-dining experience that is unsurpassed.
Geneva is home to many luxury watch manufacturers of global reputation. The city’s watch-making traditions go back more than 500 years. Established watch-making brands include Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin and Piaget. A visit to the luxury watch manufacturer Patek Philippe Museum is one way to admire some of the most fantastic watch creations from the past five centuries.
Geneva is a city of music and art, so the Grand Theatre and the Geneva Opera House provide a variety of evening entertainments and cultural activities. What could be more entrancing than an evening spent strolling the promenades around the lake watching the spectacle of the illuminated Jet d’ Eau? It’s a sight that’s sure to remain enshrined in any travellers’ memories.
Some of the most important landmarks to visit in Geneva include the Saint Peters Cathedral, where a short climb up the tower reveals the most astounding views of the lake and the Alps. In addition, the Maison Tavel located nearby, which is the oldest private residence in the city and now the city’s history museum; and Place du Bourg-de-Four, the town’s old cattle market are now thriving tourist attractions with exquisite pavement cafes and boutiques to delight. The city is a popular shopping destination and the specialist boutiques on the Rue du Rhone provide a mile of exclusive designer fashion brands, jewellery, luxury watches, fine Swiss chocolates and locally produced wines; a perfect stop for any seasoned traveller.
How much is a private jet to Geneva
The cost of charter flights can be affected by a range of factors such as flight time, airport fees and additionally service required. Passengers can request an instant quote along with live availability through the GlobeAir booking system selecting their individual requirements such as departure airport and times.
The super deals section includes empty leg flights with GlobeAir, offering cost savings of up to 90%. All the fleet of GlobeAir Citation Mustang jets are custom fitted with four luxurious club seats and passengers are provided with a selection of assorted organic snacks and hot/cold drinks including champagne, wine and beer whilst relaxing at 40,000ft.
Booking a jet with GlobeAir could not be simpler and offers opportunities to takeoff and land at local airports inaccessible by commercial airlines, meaning our passengers gain valuable time whilst enjoying quality services onboard – allowing you to arrive fully refreshed and ready to seize the day.