Five reasons not to buy a jet card

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The number of jet card providers has more than doubled in the past decade, however, they’re not for everyone

Over 70% of subscribers to Private Jet Card Comparisons have more than one private aviation solution, with over 40% combining jet cards and on-demand charter.  In other words, a jet card can be a valuable tool in your aviation portfolio, not necessarily the only one.

Who shouldn’t buy a jet card?

That said, jet cards are not for everyone, so let’s take a look at private aviation users who might do well without using jet cards.

Jet Linx previews new Boston, Chicago, and New York private terminals

Jet Linx jet card

The fast-growing private jet management and jet card provider is moving into major markets

Last month Jet Linx Aviation announced it had passed the 100 million mile flight mark, the time type of milestone that is probably more important to the company than customers. However, the company also noted, half of those miles had been flown in the past five years, a sign of accelerating growth.

CNBC reports the FBI and US Attorney have questioned JetSmarter customers

JetSmarter

Two former customers of the private jet-sharing service told the cable news network they were interviewed by law enforcement in March

JetSmarter is hoping to put its troubles behind it. Earlier this month, without admitting guilt, it agreed to settle a class action arbitration for $6 million. It also agreed to be acquired by Dubai-based Vista Global, parent of VistaJet and XOJET. However, a CNBC report yesterday says JetSmarter may be under investigation.

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