Jet Card Insider: Wheels Up is no longer a two-trick pony

After bringing turboprops mainstream by championing the King Air 350i, Wheels Up is now filling out its product offerings There are probably few privately held companies that get as much airtime on the business cable networks as Kenny Dichter and Wheels Up, his entry second entry into the world of jet cards. His debut in…

Jet Card Insider: Sentient Jet combines scale, service and flexibility

The inventor of the Jet Card 20 years later finds itself atop the growing category it created Founded in 1999, Sentient Jet lays claim as inventor of the jet card. Twenty years later the company is no longer a start-up trying to prove a concept, but with 6,000 members a category leader, by our estimates…

Jet Card Insider: Prive Jets is making its presence felt with an array of targeted jet card offerings

From traditional deposit jet cards to pay-as-you-go and custom cards, fixed rate programs for Mexico and connecting the Middle East and Europe, Prive Jets is providing a host of interesting options   History and Ownership   Prive Jets was founded in 2007 in South Florida by its three owners, each serve in executive roles. Every…

Jet Card Insider: DashJet wants to bring a consumer-focused approach to its new jet card program

If it’s Tuesday there must be another jet card program, however, DashJet is bringing some interesting twists to its offerings   History and Ownership DashJet was launched earlier this year in Ankeny, Iowa as a broker jet card but with some common ownership to Exec 1 Aviation, which operates three Beechjet 400As and a Hawker…

Jet Card Insider takes a detailed look at the Distance Card from Airstream Jets

The first and only mileage based jet card has a number of interesting features beyond its unique mileage-based approach   If the founder of Airstream Jets, Peter Maestrales, had made it to the major leagues, there may never have been a mileage-based jet card. Happily, as he was winding down an eight-year professional baseball career…