Keyword: private jet

Holidaymakers on private jet from UK turned back by French police

A party of seven men and three women of several nationalities who arrived from Britain in a chartered jet at Marseille-Provence airport, where helicopters were waiting to fly them on to a luxury villa in the Rivierra resort of Cannes, were told by airport police they were breaching regulations to contain the Cofid-19 virus epidemic and ordered to return to the UK.

French tycoon's private jet in cocaine smuggling bust

Alain Afflelou, who owns Europe's largest optician franchise chain, was said to be "stunned" that his jet was used to carry 700 kilos of cocaine.