JetSmarter is offering new registrants on the JetSmarter.com the option to book two private flights at JetSmarter member prices, which will be valid for 14 days. According to a press release, this offering will allow new travelers the opportunity to experience JetSmarter’s service and allow them to save an average of $750 on their first two flights with JetSmarter. Travelers will be able to choose from any of the flights posted in the app, create a flight along JetSmarter’s existing routes or charter a flight to any destination on the globe and share it with other fliers, or keep the flight completely private. Travelers can book either via JetSmarter’s website or through the mobile app.
JetSmarter’s annual membership starts at $1,995 and ranges to over $25,000, and allows travelers to create on-demand flights for a fraction of the cost of the traditional charter. As a member, travelers can save up to $250 per hour per flight, and enjoy access to VIP events, perks from luxury partners and more.
“As we continue to democratize the private aviation industry, many travelers will see that flying private is becoming more convenient and accessible than commercial aviation itself,” said Mikhail Gaushkin, Chief Revenue Officer at JetSmarter. “Our business model allows us to provide our travelers with private jet services at extremely low costs, and through this offer we’re encouraging jetsetters to try the experience for themselves to feel the real difference between commercial and private aviation.”
The company is under fire with multiple lawsuits from unhappy customers. At the same time, it’s schedule of flights members can buy a seat on has become more limited. The new move is likely to irk customers who paid nearly $8,000 or more for membership. Since its new pay for every price flight was launched in mid-June JetSmarter has offered member rates nearly 30% of the time to non-members.