Airport New Year – Double Dose

You probably read my last blog on airport holiday celebrations – this blog is an extension of that, focusing on airport New Year’s Eve. Two airports that I didn’t cover in much detail were SYD and LAX. That’s because I was saving them to highlight a particularly outstanding private flight opportunity that covers not one but two New Year’s Eve parties in the course of 30 hours.

First, what’s going on at SYD for the holidays?

Sydney International Airport (SYD) for an Airport New Year’s

Breakfast with Santa at SYD

Breakfast with Santa at SYD

SYD has gone all out in the spirit of the holidays around the theme of “giving.” SYD has joined up with local a charity organisation, Variety (an entertainment charity), to hold a number of events to raise money for families in need. Also in the spirit, donation stations have been set up throughout the terminals for passengers to donate small gifts. On top of that, says one airport official: “Santa’s little helpers will also be wrapping Christmas gifts for a gold coin donation at T1 and T2 from mid-December.”

A number of airlines (Air New Zealand, China Eastern Airlines, Jetstar, Regional Express, Singapore Airlines, Tigerair and Virgin Australia) have also come together to donate flights for a raffle, while Rydges Sydney Airport has contributed hotel vouchers and catering for a Santa breakfast.

All guests can enjoy visits from Santa, a program of Christmas entertainment, singing, and Christmas elves throughout Terminals 1 and Terminals 2, from December 15th onwards.

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)  for an Airport New Year’s

At LAX, the decorations are Terminal by Terminal, mostly left to the airlines creativity and imagination. LAX airport adds its own touch on the decorated shuttles and musical performances by local organization. Over the holiday season, the airport service dogs (the PUPs program) will be dressed festively in Christmas attire. Also at LAX (but not open to the public), The Penguins of Madagascar made an appearance at the Delta Air Lines’ Annual Holiday In The Hangar Celebration, held at LAX on December 10. Sounds like an awesome holiday party, Delta!

And if that isn’t enough reason to celebrate – here’s one more.

Celebrate Airport New Year’s Eve twice!

Book your ticket NOW on PrivateFly’s private fight from SYD to LAX, so that you can cross the international date line and experience two airport New Year’s Eves – one in Sydney, and one in Los Angeles! How is this airport New Year’s possible you ask?

Let’s break it down:

  • LAX is 19 hours behind SYD – the international date line is in the middle of the Pacific Ocean

    Cross the International Date Line of an 2 Airport Holiday Celebrations

    Cross the International Date Line of an 2 Airport Holiday Celebrations

  • PrivateFly is the company offering this airport holiday extravaganza. This flight no only offers passengers champagne and catering, but also a double bed and fully-reclining seats in the spacious, luxury cabin. here’s a view of the cabin:

    PrivateFly Gulfstream Jet for Airport Holiday New Year's Eve

    PrivateFly Gulfstream Jet for Airport Holiday New Year’s Eve

  • Flight time from SYD to LAX in a Gulfstream G650 is under 11 hours. The Gulfstream G650 is the world’s fastest private jet travels at just under the speed of sound Depart at 2AM Jan 31 SYD time and arrive to LAX at 6PM Dec 31. PrivateFly has set up decadent New Year’s Eve parties in both cities for you to enjoy before and after your flight, as part of the ticket cost. Have you airport New Year’s and city holiday too!
  • Tickets cost a mere £7,380 per person or £132,838 to charter the whole jet for your entire posse. Getting the Jet separately, not as part of this package, through PrivateFly’s website is much more expensive –
    PrivateFly Dec 31 Airport Holiday Search Results

    PrivateFly Dec 31 Airport Holiday Search Results

    While we won’t have enough money in our stocking this year to make this airport New Year’s celebration, it sure looks amazing!

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