Why private jet ownership is becoming an option for 50 hours per year fliers

Farmingdale, Long Island-based Ventura Air is making a case that you don’t need to fly 400 hours per year to own your own private jet

 

It used to be there was a fairly standard way to look at private aviation solutions. If you were flying under 25 hours per year, an on-demand charter was the way to go. Jet cards were for 25 to 50-hour fliers, while those between 50 hours and 400 hours you were in the red zone for fractional ownership and leasing. Only if you or your company needed over 400 private flight hours per year would full ownership make sense. 

Executive AirShare scores ARGUS Platinum rating and IS-BAO Stage 2 renewal

The fractional share, management and jet card provider offers a by-the-day jet card program

 

Executive AirShare said it has secured certification from ARGUS International at a Platinum rating, the highest offered. Further, the Internal Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) also renewed its Stage 2 certification. 

Jet Linx Aviation supports the fight against breast cancer via The Tutu Project

The private jet management and jet card provider has raised over $45,000 through #Dare2Tutu

 

For the fourth consecutive year, Jet Linx has partnered with The Tutu Project to continue their joint fight against the harsh realities of the breast cancer treatment journey. Jet Linx’s entire network of clients, friends, and team members across their Base locations nationwide will come together throughout the month of October and don pink tutus in support of The Tutu Project and The Carey Foundation. 

The personal touch will remain important in private jet charter

At revolution.aero technology may have been center stage, but private jet charter brokers are likely to be a core part of the business for a while longer

 

While the focus of revolution.aero, a conference organized by Corporate Jet Investor here in San Francisco, was squarely on how technology will change the way we fly – including commuting to work aboard battery-powered airplanes and supersonic private jets within the next decade – charter customers will continue to want high touch service said, several executives. 

Despite Brexit, Air Partner says private jet travel to the U.K. is growing

Air Partner’s jet card program starts at 10 hours and enables members to use funds for on-demand charter

 

Private jets chartered by European business travelers jumped nearly 10% during July and August compared to the same period in 2017, according to on-demand charter and jet card broker Air Partner. In a press release, Julia Timms, Air Partner’s Chief Marketing Officer, said, “Our latest figures seem to indicate there is continuing business confidence in the UK from European businesses, with bookings for private jet travel increasing by eight percent compared to the same time last year….We are also seeing continuing confidence in private jet travel as well as a subtle change in which sectors are flying for business reasons, showing private jet charter remains fiercely competitive for corporates.”