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October 2018

What’s Happening in October?

Attend the world’s most prestigious events this autumn with NetJets
October sees some of the most exciting and prestigious events in this year’s social calendar.  Watch some of the year’s most critically acclaimed films in the BFI London Film Festival, see the latest spectacular developments in the world of super yachts in Abu Dhabi, and much more with NetJets.

Here are just some of October’s highlights:

BFI London Film Festival

October 10 – 21, 2018

The London Film Festival, officially called the BFI London Film Festival, has established itself as one of the film industry’s most respected events and this year’s event looks set to impress.
One of the the UK’s largest public festivals, the Film Festival draws thousands of enthusiasts to screenings of over 300 films, shorts and documentaries from artists around the world. Attracting some of the industry’s most esteemed members, this year’s festival boasts an incredible line-up and a series of extravagant events at some of London’s most famous venues.

Nearby NetJets airport: London City / Biggin Hill / Farnborough Airport / London Luton

Abu Dhabi International Boat Show

October 17-20, 2018

This is the inaugural event of the Abu Dhabi Boat Show and it promises to be a spectacle that will not disappoint. The biggest names in international yachting will be showcasing the very latest in water displays, revealing exclusive regional and global 2018 premieres.

If you’re buying or simply browsing, you’ll see some of the world’s largest and most luxurious yachts. Whether you’re a luxury yacht enthusiast, a boat owner, fishing expert, or simply looking for an exciting day out in the UAE capital, this is an event not to be missed.

Nearby NetJets airport: Abu Dhabi / Abu Dhabi Bateen

FIAC (International Fair of Contemporary Art)

October 18-21, 2018

The 45th edition of FIAC is set to take place from October 18th to the 21st across some of Paris’s most exquisite venues including the Grand Palais, the Petit Palais, the Tuileries Gardens, the Musée Eugène Delacroix and Place Vendôme. Admire the best selection of modern art galleries, contemporary art and design set against the centuries-old historic beauty and decadence of the French capital.

This year, the list of galleries brings together exhibitors from 25 countries, including two new exhibitors from Greece and Peru. In total, around 1,500 artists will show their work to an estimate of 75,000 spectators, including some of the most influential names in the art world.

Nearby NetJets airport: Paris Le Bourget

QUIPCO British Championship Day

October 20, 2018

QIPCO British Champions Day is the Ultimate Raceday and the finale of the British Flat racing season. Taking place at Ascot racecourse, the event brings together the very best horses and jockeys from across the globe to compete for a record-breaking £4.35 million purse and the prestige of being crowned champion.

The climax to a nail-biting series comprising five championship categories, Sprint, Mile, Middle Distance, Long Distance and Fillies & Mares, it promises to be a day to remember. Off the track there is also plenty to enjoy, including the glamorous opening ceremony, the Stobart Champion Flat Jockey coronation and closing celebrations.
Book your flight with NetJets to witness the world's supreme horses and jockeys battle it out for their slice of history.

Nearby NetJets airport: Farnborough Airport

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

October 31 – November 4, 2018

The 59th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is set to present more than 1,200 boats and over a thousand exhibitors across an astonishing seven show locations. The largest in-water boat show in the world attracts a global audience of around 100,000 boating enthusiasts who flock to see exhibitions from yacht builders and designers through to exotic cars and brokerage yachts.

Arrive in Florida in style with NetJets.

Nearby NetJets airport: Miami International Airport

TEFAF New York

October 27 - 31, 2018

Founded in 1988, TEFAF is widely regarded as the world’s pre-eminent organisation of fine art, antiques, and design. Three fairs are run internationally: TEFAF Maastricht, TEFAF New York Spring, and TEFAF New York Fall. The Fall show showcases fine and decorative art from antiquity to 1920, championing the finest quality pieces from across the ages.

This year’s Fair will run from October 27th to the 31st, with the VIP opening taking place on Friday, October 26th. Join the world’s leading art dealers, collectors, curators, interior designers and art-and-antiques enthusiasts at the historic Park Avenue Armory.

Nearby NetJets airport: Teterboro Airport
If you’re planning on attending any of these outstanding events in October, make your life as easy as possible by travelling with NetJets. With a world-class fleet at your demand, our exceptional service will see you arriving relaxed, refreshed and ready for action, as we take all of the stress out of air travel. With a number of private jets to choose from, your experience will be tailored exactly to your needs and desires from start to finish and down to the smallest detail.

Get in touch with one of our experts now to discover more.