Several private jet operators are saying the possible laptop ban for transatlantic flights is unlikely to spur much incremental business. One-way flights between the U.S. and Europe to charter an entire plane runs $60,000 to $100,000.
The Indy 500 is known as “the greatest spectacle in racing” drawing hundreds of private jets with thousands of VIP fans who want to take in the unique experience at the track and during their visit to the Hoosier State. To help the out of towners get the most out of their trip, Brent Claymon, Base Partner for Jet Linx at its Indianapolis International Airport location is offering some local knowledge.
The Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI) Business Aviation Index for the first quarter of 2017 showed an increase in global business flight activity compared with the fourth quarter of 2016 while utilization of aircraft in the first quarter of 2017 represented the highest level of flight activity for any first quarter since 2008.
Camarillo Airport, CA-based CI Jets has added an Eclipse 500 private jet to its fleet for charter in Santa Barbara and Camarillo. It is the operator’s third aircraft joining a Citation CJ3 and CJ1.