Ricky Sitomer’s Star Jets International posts 23% revenue gain in 2018

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The jet card and on-demand charter broker said revenue approached $7 million in its second year

Ricky Sitomer, who rose to fame as the co-founder of Blue Star Jets, said his current entry into the private jet charter broker and jet card market Star Jets International saw a 23% gain in revenues last year. Sales increased from $5.7 million to “approximately” $7 million, according to a company press release.

These are the best jet cards for your European vacation

WingX April 2019 private jet activity

Several jet card programs offer fixed rates and guaranteed availability in both the U.S. and Europe

If you are planning to take a European vacation this summer, or perhaps you travel to Europe on business, several U.S. jet cards give you fixed rates and guaranteed availability on the other side of the pond.

European jet cards for the U.S.-based flier

While there are more providers that offer Europe-only solutions, if you are flying privately here in the U.S. sometimes it’s nice to have a one-size fits all option. To find those companies that can help you on both sides of the Atlantic, we scoured the Private Jet Card Comparisons database of over 50 providers and more than 300 programs.

JetSet Group launches CNBC campaign, 2 free hours jet card promotion

Jet card deals and discounts

The New York-based jet card brokers is reporting 32% sales growth

Powered by 32% growth year-over-year compared to 2018, New York-based jet card broker JetSet Group will launch an advertising campaign on CNBC starting tomorrow. Included will be digital advertising and sponsorship of its ticker.

Air Partner partners with Quintessentially Travel for private jet vacations

Air Partner and Quintessentially Travel partner for luxury private jet vacations to Europe and Brazil

The U.K.-based jet card broker is spotlighting two luxury private jet trips from the U.S. to Brazil and Europe

Air Partner is targeting its U.S. client based with two new private jet escapes inspired for spring travel – including a Brazilian wildlife adventure and a European wine tour. The private jet charter broker and seller of jet cards has partnered with Quintessentially Travel, the concierge service turned high-end travel agency.

BlackBird just raised $10 million to be the Uber of private flying…Here’s what I learned from reading the fine print with an aviation attorney

Fly BlackBird affordable private flights

Blackbird promises to “defy gravity” with inexpensive private flights on private jets, turboprops and piston aircraft. Takeoff with the knowledge that this isn’t a traditional air charter

“We bring you the freedom of flight…No matter who you are, no matter what you do, we all face challenges, obstacles, rules, limitations and frustrations—this daily struggle is gravity that pulls us down and tries to keep us from reaching our potential. Together we will defy gravity.” – BlackBird website

I leased a private aircraft and hired a pilot in less than 10 minutes. Was it legal?

On March 12, 2019, I received a press release from BlackBird CEO and founder Rudd Davis. It was titled, “We just raised $10 million to bring you more freedom.”

It read, “We started BlackBird to make personal aviation as accessible and affordable as driving.  Today, I’m excited to announce, we’ve taken another huge step toward making this a reality with the close of a $10 million Series A.”

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