Jet card and on-demand charter helped boost the Part 135 air charter market 2.8% in May while fractional flying grew 0.7%
Bigger was better, at least when it came to on-demand and jet card charter in May as flight activity with large jets spiked 11% year-over-year. It was the opposite of fractional share flying where large jet activity plunged 21.9%, according to ARGUS TRAQPak.
Omaha-based Jet Linx sells jet cards in 14 markets nationwide where it manages private jets for their owners
Jet Linx, currently the third largest aircraft management company in the United States, said it “reinforced its unwavering commitment to developing, implementing and furthering the private aviation industry’s most rigorous standards during its annual Jet Linx Safety Summit.” To focus solely on best safety practices and standards of excellence “that exceed governmental regulations and guidelines,” Jet Linx suspended all retail flight operations from 8:00AM to 5:00PM (Central Time) to hold a full day summit on safety.
JetSmarter will allow non-members to buy seats on shuttles, start shared private jet charter flights, sell seats to non-members and is launching a jet card program
JetSmarter which earlier this year moved to a pricing model that entails paying for both seats on private jet shuttles and empty leg flights tomorrow is expected to announce it will start selling seats on its scheduled, shared private jet flights to non-members. In an exclusive interview with Private Jet Card Comparisons, CEO and founder Sergey Petrossov says the move is meant to grow sales at an even faster clip. He says the company revenues will end 2018 in the $300 million range. It launched in 2013. The latest news follows our exclusive report on May 10 about JetSmarter’s new membership pricing structure.
PJS Group is reducing the entry point for its jet card program from 25 hours to 10 hours for a short period
Best known for flying sports teams, corporate charters, politicians, live entertainment tours and financial road shows, Private Jet Services Group is putting a push on its jet card offering by reducing the buy into just 10 hours instead of the normal 25 hours.