Air Partner joins The Modern Concierge to offer wellness getaways

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Jet card broker Air Partner has been promoting luxury travel experiences via partnerships

Air Partner said it has partnered with The Modern Concierge to offer personalized 3, 4, 5 and 7-day wellness getaways for its JetCard jet card members. It follows similar partnerships with Quintessentially Travel and Camper & Nicholson covering luxury travel and yacht charters.

These are the best jet cards for your European vacation

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Several jet card programs offer fixed rates and guaranteed availability in both the U.S. and Europe

If you are planning to take a European vacation this summer, or perhaps you travel to Europe on business, several U.S. jet cards give you fixed rates and guaranteed availability on the other side of the pond.

European jet cards for the U.S.-based flier

While there are more providers that offer Europe-only solutions, if you are flying privately here in the U.S. sometimes it’s nice to have a one-size fits all option. To find those companies that can help you on both sides of the Atlantic, we scoured the Private Jet Card Comparisons database of over 50 providers and more than 300 programs.

Air Partner adds an office in Houston

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The U.K.-based seller of jet cards and on-demand charter has opened its first office in Texas.

Air Partner, the London-based global aviation services group, said its first office in the Lone Star state, in this case, Houston, is now open. This comes on the heels of the company’s Los Angeles office launch in 2018, and adds to Air Partner’s presence in key markets across the United States, with offices currently located in Fort Lauderdale, New York City and Washington, D.C.

Air Partner expects pre-tax profit of at least £5.8m ($7.6 million)

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JetCard customers increased by double digits while overall private jet charter was flat

Global aviation services group Air Partner today provided a trading update for the year ended 31 January 2019. The company said its Charter division “performed well” with “strong performance in Freight and Commercial Jets.”  Its private jet charter performance was flat although its JetCard jet card customer count grew by double digits.

Who pays for deicing a private jet? With some programs you do!

Deicing can run up to $10,000 per incidence, so if you are doing a lot of winter flying, it’s something you should consider when comparing jet cards

 

If you’ve mainly flown commercially, on a corporate jet or with friends, you may not have thought about deicing in terms of who’s paying for it. So you bought a jet card. Congratulations – you just made your life easier for you and whoever will be flying with you! As you sit in the FBO on a cold winter’s day and watch the truck pull up next to your jet, you might think, “Geez, I’m glad I’m not that guy on the boom lift. It must be cold up there!” You may not have realized that what was coming out of the hose was not just fluid, but money, possibly yours. Chances are you won’t find out about it until you get your monthly statement weeks late. I say possibly because some jet card programs include deicing and others don’t.