The management fleet jet card provider is increasing its entry price by $50,000
Delta Private Jets (DPJ) has increased its entry-level program to $150,000 from $100,000 we have confirmed. From what we’ve seen hourly rates are increasing too, as is the segment minimum from 60 to 72 minutes, although it looks like the standard 12 minutes of taxi time is now part of that calculation. It also appears surcharges for international flights are on the way up. We’re waiting to get all the details but wanted to give you the heads up.
August flying grew 2.1% across Parts 91, 135 and fractional activity, according to TRAQPak
TRAQPak’s review of year over year flight activity (August 2018 vs. August 2017) indicates that August 2018 recorded an increase of 2.1%. The results by operational category were mixed with Part 91 activity providing the largest yearly increase, up 3.8% year over year. Part 135 activity followed with a gain of 0.4%, while Fractional activity recorded 4 fewer flights than 2017 to finish flat for the period. The aircraft categories were mostly positive with mid-size jets posting the largest gain from 2017, up 4.2%. Large jets posted an increase of 1.9%, while light jets posted a 1.6% year over year decrease. Turboprops increased 3.1%.
XOJET jet card members will get added benefits with the luxury home sharing service
Jet card and on-demand charter broker and operator XOJET continues to add partners to its portfolio with a deal that will provide its Preferred Access and Elite Access the ability to book ocean-side villas, mountain chalets, and country piles, as well as the luxury private homes and apartments in major cities via Onefinestay. They will receive complimentary concierge credits towards in-home massages, private airport transfers, grocery delivery, and other amenities as part of the agreement.
An in-depth look beyond JetSmarter’s legal woes, layoffs and last week’s safety incident to its actual flight schedules and how much you will end up paying for both single seats and to start shared flights
With a new lawsuit seeking at least $890,000 filed against JetSmarter last week in New Jersey and perhaps a dozen more customers contemplating legal action, Private Jet Card Comparisons has been told by multiple sources that as many as 40 people were laid off from the company over the past several weeks. In March 2017, its CEO Sergey Petrossov told the Miami Herald it had 260 employees.
With New York and Boston in the pipeline, Jet Linx is open for business in the Windy City with its unique approach to jet card membership programs
Omaha-based Jet Linx aviation has officially added its 15th base for private jet management and jet cards, and it’s in Chicago, further pushing the company into major markets. Its services will be marketing across all Chicagoland airports with a soon-to-open dedicated private terminal at Chicago Executive Airport (PWK). The private terminals are the hallmark of Jet Linx providing members a high level of personalized service which includes having their cars detailed while they are traveling and returned curbside, a nice feature doing those cold Midwestern winters and roasting hot summers.