Private Jet Club Jettly Signs Partnership With Uber

The Canadian-based charter broker provides wholesale, fixed fee-based pricing with both individual and business memberships for private jet travel

 

Canadian-based charter broker Jettly has formed a strategic partnership with UBER, adding the company to its official list of Jettly Global Partners. The company, which launched last year, offers membership programs which are based on monthly fees plus a fixed markup from the pricing charged by the charter operators it uses. 

Jet Linx Aviation Eyeing Boston, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City and San Jose

The Omaha-based aircraft management company and Jet Card seller is looking to reach the West Coast and expand its East Coast presence in 2018

 

Jet Linx Aviation, which has been steadily expanding its footprint outside the Midwest with bases in Denver, Scottsdale, Atlanta and Washington D.C. is on the verge of entering a number of new, major markets its CEO Jamie Walker tells Private Jet Card Comparisons. The news comes following averaging 30% annual growth in revenue and flight hours over the past five years. The company now has over 100 aircraft under management, and it uses those planes to sell Jet Cards when they are not being used by their owners. 

Sentient Jet Expands 2018 Lifestyle Offerings For Jet Card Members; Benefits Exceed $125,000

The leading jet card seller has added a dozen partners and more than 30 new experiences for its customers giving over six figures in value

 

In private aviation’s version of the Neiman Marcus holiday catalog, the Exclusive Benefits guide from Sentient Jet for its members arrived in my inbox over the weekend. Sentient’s CEO Andrew Collins tells Private Jet Card Comparisons 12 partners have been added to its lifestyle offering for 2018, including a new partnership with The Eden Residence Club, waiving the $100,000 joining fee. The American Express tagline used to be “membership had its privileges,” and the Sentient member offerings would not dissuade anyone from that. We counted over $125,000 in pure freebies and discounts, nearly the cost of Sentient’s Light Jet Select card which is priced at $127,325

Magellan Jets Offers Super Bowl LII Ticket Package With Jet Card Purchase

Boston-based Magellan Jets is offering Super Bowl LII tickets and hospitality with the purchase of a 50-hour Challenger 300 Jet Card Membership

 

If you are in the market for 50 hours of flight time on a Bombardier Challenger 300 and happen to think your team is going to make it to the Super Bowl LII, or you just want to be part of the party that is the Big Game, Magellan Jets has a limited availability special offer you may want to consider. 

Breaking News: Wheels Up Adds Third Aircraft Category; Takes Delivery Of First Three Citation X Private Jets

Wheels Up will dramatically broaden the attractiveness of its program when it formally launches its Citation X program

 

Wheels Up will be taking its members who want further and faster in 2018. Founder and CEO Kenny Dichter revealed to Private Jet Card Comparisons that the jet card membership provider has taken delivery of its first three Citation X private jets. With a speed of up to 700 miles per hour and a range of nearly 3,700 miles, it will be the third aircraft type in the Wheels Up fleet, joining the King Air 350i and Citation Excel/XLS aircraft. The latter has a range of 1,930 miles at 507 mph. The King Air 350i can fly up to 1,265 miles at 360 mph. 

XOJET Adds Hertz As Lifestyle Partner

The leading private jet card and on-demand charter provider has been expanding its portfolio of luxury and lifestyle partners for its members

 

It’s the New Year, and XOJET is apparently first out of the gate in terms of expanding its travel and lifestyle partnerships. The top league seller of jet cards and on-demand charter has inked a deal with Hertz, providing seamless air-to-ground connections for its membership base of affluent travelers and companies. The news follows XOJET’s recently announced partnership with a variety of luxury resorts and brands, including golf destination Pinehurst and Canyon Ranch. 

December Private Jet Flights Increase 2%

Private aviation travel in December increased powered by a 4.6% gain in charter and jet card flights

 

Year over year flight activity (December 2017 vs. December 2016), TRAQPak data showed that December 2017 posted an increase of 2.0%. The results by operational category were mostly positive with Part 135 activity (on-demand charter and jet cards) producing a 4.6% gain. Fractional activity recorded a rise of 4.0% and Part 91 activity slipped 0.5%. The aircraft categories were mostly positive as well with large & mid-size jets posting the largest gains, up 5.5% & 4.2% respectively. Turboprops were flat for the period while light jets declined 0.1%.