Private Jet Industry Breaking News and Analysis

JetSmarter desktop booking goes live

JetSmarter has made its scheduled private services more accessible by allowing bookings without using its app

 

JetSmarter said after yesterday you no longer need its app to book scheduled private jet flights. Private Jet Card Comparisons reported that desktop reservations were in development last month.

Executive AirShare adds Phenom 300E, ends King Air 350i program

Executive AirShare offers fractional ownership and jet cards sold in a combination of days and hours

 

Executive AirShare says it has become the nation’s first fractional provider to add the Embraer Phenom 300E light jet to its fleet. The addition of this new aircraft also means that Executive AirShare has been the first commercial operator for all the Embraer Phenom aircraft. The company sells fractional shares and jet cards to customers in the Kansas City metropolitan area; Wichita, Kan.; Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Okla.; Fort Worth, Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio, Texas; Denver, Colo., and Buffalo, N.Y. Its subsidiary, Executive Flight Services, offers aircraft management and charter services from bases in Fort Worth, Dallas, Wichita, Kansas City, Denver and Buffalo. Its jet card program uses a formula combining days and hours and starts with 10 days per year. 

Luxury Aircraft Solutions makes the Inc. 5000

Luxury Aircraft Solutions offers jet cards starting at just 5 hours

 

Luxury Aircraft Solutions, Inc. has made it onto Inc. 5000’s list for 2018 of fast-growing companies based on revenue growth. Companies are ranked based on a three-year period according to percentage revenue growth. This is the first year that Luxury Aircraft Solutions has made the list. 

Wheels Up names aviation veteran McGeough as EVP for corporate sales

Wheels Up offers companies a pay-as-you-go jet card membership program with hourly rates starting at $4,495 plus 7.5% FET

 

Wheels Up, which sells pay-as-you-go jet card membership programs, announced today the appointment of Sean McGeough as Executive Vice President heading its corporate sales activities. Wheels Up offers fixed hourly rates and guaranteed availability on its fleet of King Air 350i, Citation Excel/XLS and most recently the Citation X, which now gives it a cross-country nonstop solution. 

JetClass launches Bern flights after SkyWork bankruptcy

JetClass is carving a niche in semiprivate private jet flights in Europe

 

Following last week’s bankruptcy of Swiss airline SkyWork, JetClass announced it is starting by-the-seat private jet flights from Bern, Switzerland. JetClass said it has put in place a new on-demand service, accessible through www.jetclass.com/bern, that utilizes the company’s AI-powered software to match passengers with the next available scheduled shared private jet flight.