NetJets Europe has started clearing its waitlist, selectively selling jet cards across all categories
The move comes after NetJets in the U.S., and Europe halted jet card sales last August amid soaring demand. That included renewals.
In December, NetJets teased a possible restart in the U.S. by midyear.
Carsten Michaelis, Executive Director Sales & Marketing for NetJets Europe, confirmed the restart to Private Jet Card Comparisons.
“With the swift progression of our aircraft and crew expansion, we are now able to selectively reopen our card sales which include the prospective NetJets owners who registered their interest with us during our closure period,” he said.
Last year, NetJets said it would add over 100 aircraft by the end of 2022 at an investment of over $2.5 billion.
While the new card offer comes with the same ferry-free service area and 24-hour call-outs, it also has a summer-long blackout.
“Over the course of this year, we anticipate that flight demand will continue to grow, which is why we have blocked a period of 90 days – from mid-June until mid-September – for new cards to again protect the service delivery toward our long-standing owners during the busiest days of the year,” Michaelis said.
Cards are valid for two years and offer immediate access to the NetJets fleet in Europe. However, interchange to the U.S. is blocked until later this Spring, according to several sources.
Michaelis said the blackout dates may be rescinded in 2023, although that will be determined in the future. There are no other peak days.