Air Partner targets new and NetJets flyers with expanding jet cards

Air Partner Hybrid Card

The diversified aviation services provider is targeting newcomers and NetJets leavers with new jet card offerings in Europe

Air Partner, which offers jet cards both in the U.S. and Europe, has launched two new private jet membership programs in Europe. One is targeted at new to private aviation flyers. The other, which debuted earlier this year, is designed to counter private jet leader NetJets.

FlyExclusive extends FET exempt jet card options

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The Part 135 charter operator is part of a growing number of jet card sellers extending the 7.5% tax exemption into 2021 and beyond

Add flyExclusive, number nine on our list of largest Part 135/91k operators, to the list of jet card sellers that are providing a carrot to buy a jet card before year’s end.

Jet Linx joins The Tutu Project to support breast cancer patients

Jet Linx The Tutu Project

Private jet management and jet card membership provider Jet Linx is joining with the charity for the sixth year to provide emotional and financial support for breast cancer payments

Leading aircraft management company and jet card provider Jet Linx Aviation is again joining with The Tutu Project. Together with the nonprofit, they will provide financial and emotional support to breast cancer patients and their families.

“It is an honor to kick off another year of partnership with The Tutu Project following last year’s #Dare2Tutu campaign, which culminated in raising a record-breaking $92,000 for those affected by breast cancer,” said Jamie Walker, CEO of Jet Linx in a press release.

Sentient Jet adds FET free-flying for 2021 and beyond

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Sentient is the latest jet card provider to tell customers cards purchased through year’s end will save the 7.5% Federal Excise Tax for flights until funds are used

If you fly with Sentient Jet or are considering buying a jet card before the end of the year, the unit of Directional Aviation’s OneSky Flight unit is the latest provider to offer tax savings beyond the current expiration of the CARES Act, scheduled for Dec. 31, 2020.

NetJets, Nicholas Air, Jets.com, Airstream Jets, and Magellan Jets have previously said they would extend the tax benefit, a savings of 7.5% for domestic flights, and those that start or end within 220 miles of the U.S. northern and southern borders, for the life of the cards they sell.

VistaJet widens its business travel focus with a new corporate offering

VistaJet private jets for business travel

Global private jet operator VistaJet says it has seen a 49% increase jump in interest from companies during the COVID-19 pandemic

Six months after launching VistaJet Dynamic Lease, the global private jet charter operator is betting on a business travel rebound. Its new Dynamic Corporate Membership, announced this morning, is a suite of services and policies customized for your company’s needs.

The two programs seek to send a clear message to CFOs and directors of aviation. Known for luxe cabin interiors, designer-uniformed cabin hostesses, gourmet menus, and VIP offerings for kids and even pets, VistaJet is not just for UHNWs and the board chairperson.

U.S. Private, Fractional, and Charter jet operators continued rebound in July

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Data from Argus shows all categories of private jet operators saw recovery in July, although numbers remain below 2019 levels

Private jet travel continued to rebound in July moving closer to 2019 levels, according to data from Argus.

Still, the numbers may have been slightly disappointing after a fast start when flying over the July 4th holiday spiked above the previous year’s numbers.

Jet Linx purchases Meridian’s aircraft management and charter business

Jet Linx Jamie Walker

The acquisition brings 23 long-range and short-range private jets including Bombardier Global Express 6000 and 5000s, Gulfstream G550s, GVs, G450s, GIVSPs, Dassault Falcon 7Xs and 2000s, and Embraer Phenom 300s

Jet Linx becomes the largest Part 135 operator at Teterboro, the world’s busiest private jet airport

Jet Linx Aviation, which only opened up a New York-base last year, is set to become a major player in business aviation’s biggest market.

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