“Scam” JetSmarter” hit by another lawsuit seeking at least $2.2 million in damages

A “senior” couple say they were “scammed” by JetSmarter for $30,000 weeks before the company started cutting back on its scheduled flights with the free seats they were expecting

 

With each lawsuit – this is at least the seventh Private Jet Card Comparisons has tracked – the stories about JetSmarter’s sales tactics get more troubling. Even as management was pivoting its model of paid annual memberships in return for the ability to book free seats on scheduled private jet shuttles, its sales team was continuing “high-pressure” tactics trying to push even more expensive memberships while telling the media that it was focusing on more accessible pricing.

Business aviation flying dips 1.2% in November despite 3.5% surge by fractionals

While new jet sales have remained tepid for years, flying activity had been on the rise until recently with its second year-over-year decline in three months

 

While fans of Ohio State may have been dismayed their beloved Buckeyes were not selected for the NCAA Football Championship Playoffs, the state’s two native son fractional ownership programs (Columbus-based NetJets and Cleveland-based Flexjet) provided November’s bright spot for private jet flying. 

Sentient Jet offers bonus hour and $2,500 Neiman Marcus gift certificate with SJ25+ super midsize and large-cabin jet cards

OK, the headline says it all. For new customers who buy either Sentient’s SJ25+ 25-hour wifi guaranteed super-midsize jet card or 25 hours on a large cabin jet, you’ll get an extra complimentary hour, so a 4% bonus. You’ll also get a $2,500 Neiman Marcus card if you act before December 10, 2018. Additionally, there is a six-month bonus price lock in addition to Sentient’s normal 12-month lock which means your hourly rate won’t increase during that period.

VistaJet launches in-flight wine program

The high-end jet card provider has refined wine selections for its guests and is now offering a comprehensive fine wine program for members

 

After launching live in-flight entertainment programming for kids earlier this year – yes, we’re talking about those Alice in Wonderland themed tea parties – VistaJet has turned its attention to the adults in the room with the debut of the VistaJet Wine Program which will be announced later today. The program is being driven by VistaJet founder, chairman and wine enthusiast Thomas Flohr has led the charge in curating wine selections specifically for their ability to perform well at altitude. The company says, “VistaJet now has the most intelligent and luxurious wine program of its kind to ever exist in air travel.”