Private Jet Industry Breaking News and Analysis

Privé Jets named North America’s Leading Private Jet Charter for fourth time, second consecutive year

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On-demand private jet charter and jet card broker Privé Jets was honored by the World Travel Awards during a ceremony held Jan. 28, 2019 in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Florida-based broker Privé Jets, which sells both on-demand charter and a variety of jet cards, was named North America’s Leading Private Jet Charter by the World Travel Awards. It’s the fourth time Privé Jets has been recognized with the award and the second consecutive year winning the award. The World Travel Awards celebrates the commitment to excellence from key players in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries, according to a press release.

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Private jet makers show the giving side of business aviation

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The membership of the General Aviation Manufacturer’s Association recently outlined some of the way members give back

Business aviation supports over 1.1 million jobs and $219 billion dollars in economic activity in the U.S. The industry also supports businesses in over 5,000 communities, over 4,500 that don’t have commercial airline service. It is also on the front lines after natural disasters, bringing aide to the stricken and supporting first responders.

Air Charter Service expands its Los Angeles office

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The U.K.-based broker of jet cards and on-demand charter has been building its U.S. operations


High-speed rail may be in trouble in the Golden State but private jet travel continues to thrive. British jet card and charter broker Air Charter Service has invested further in its Los Angeles operation as it continues to expand its presence in California, the company said in a press release.

Private Jet Card Comparisons highlights services for corporate travel managers and luxury travel advisors

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Users get comparisons of jet card providers, flight pricing, charter brokers and aircraft performance

For corporate travel managers and luxury travel advisors, sourcing the best private aviation solutions can often be a challenge. To assist the trade, independent buyer’s guide Private Jet Card Comparisons now offers a suite of reference information. The service is designed to help advisors and corporate managers find the best solutions for their customers and employees.

Private aircraft deliveries climb 1.5% to $20.6 billion in 2018

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Airplane shipments increased 4.7%, to 2,443 units in 2018, according to year-end results released by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today.

GAMA Chairman and Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. President Mark Burns announced that globally, private airplane shipments increased 4.7%, to 2,443 units in 2018. Airplane billings increased 1.5%, from $20.2 billion to $20.6 billion. Worldwide rotorcraft shipments rose 5.4%, from 926 to 976 units. Rotorcraft billings decreased slightly, by 0.7%.