Private Jet Industry Breaking News and Analysis

Air Charter Service expands U.S. headquarters

Air Charter Service New York

The U.K.-based charter and jet card broker said its Americas offices have surpassed the $250 million mark in sales

Air Charter Service said it has expanded its U.S. headquarters to more than 20,000 square feet, double its previous space.

Richard Thompson, its president for the Americas, said in a press release, “Last year ACS Americas arranged just shy of 6,000 charter contracts across the nine offices and saw revenue of more than $250 million.”

Private Jet Services revamps its jet card program

Private Jet Services PJS jet card

The jet card broker has reduced light jet minimums and is launching fixed-rate, guaranteed availability for transatlantic flights

Private Jet Services (PJS) said it has introduced a series of enhancements to its jet card membership program effective immediately. The changes include lower daily minimums, a choice of how you want to be billed for your flight time, and Wifi guarantee on super-midsize and large-cabin jets.

Its jet card continues without membership fees or blackouts and allows clients to upgrade or downgrade cabin size of their jet at published rates without an interchange fee. Lead time for booking remains at 10 hours on non-peak days.

Private Jet Card Comparisons honors Veterans

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Air Partner adds Dubai office

Air Partner

The jet card and charter broker joins NetJets with its UAE expansion push

Jet card and charter broker Air Partner said it has opened a new office in Dubai as it looks to extend its Middle East presence as it seeks continued organic growth.

Last month, NetJets said it would open a Dubai office in early 2020. Air Partner offers brokered jet cards and private jet charter while NetJets focuses on fractional ownership, leases, and jet cards.

Inside VistaJet’s new Bombardier Global 7500

Global 7500

With a range of 7,700 nautical miles and eight sleeping berths, VistaJet says the Global 7500 is a game-changer

The ultra-long-range private jet retails for $73 million

VistaJet is offering guaranteed availability and fixed rates without ownership via its Program membership

NetJets will introduce its version of the Global 7500 to the fractional market in 2021

Last month VistaJet announced its first Bombardier Global Express is available for customers to charter beginning in January. It also said it may have six in the fleet by the end of 2020 and could add six more by 2021.

The timing gives it at least a year’s headstart over rival NetJets, the largest operator of private jets in the world.

Now VistaJet is releasing more details on cabin configuration, both daytime and for sleeping,

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