Air Partner provides a mid-year update

The U.K. publicly traded aviation provider says results have been “slightly stronger than anticipated”

Air Partner plc, said despite what it described as a challenging operating environment across the global aviation industry, “Air Partner’s first-half performance has been slightly stronger than expected.” The statement covered the six months ending July 31, 2019.

Air Partner expands private jet charter options for meetings and incentive planners

The on-demand charter and jet card broker is also targeting larger groups

Air Partner says new research showing a demand for tailor-made experiences and non-traditional events is boosting interest in its capabilities for group charters.

“Whether for an intimate annual meeting for 20 or an industry event for 20,000, Air Partner’s dedicated team of experts has full flight customization capabilities to create the best possible experience for a successful event,” said David McCown, president of Air Partner U.S.

Air Partner adds fixed-rate, guaranteed availability transatlantic jet card pricing

The jet card broker is launching fixed-rate, guaranteed availability between the U.S. and Europe

U.K.-based charter broker Air Partner will announce later today it has signed up six charter operators who will provide more than 50 long-range private jets for new fixed-rate, guaranteed availability jet card pricing between the U.S. and Europe.

With a buy-in starting at just 10 hours, and the ability to refund unused funds, the new offering is likely to have a wide appeal for its target market, particularly travelers who want set pricing but don’t fly enough to make multi-year commitments to key competitors for the route such as NetJets, Flexjet and Vistajet.

The new cross the pond rates connect Air Partner’s existing fixed-rate, guaranteed availability primary service areas for its jet card customers covering the U.S., Caribbean, and Europe. Air Partner is one of the few jet card programs offering fixed rates for flights within both the U.S and Europe.

“Over the past few years, we’ve noticed increasing demand for an improved transatlantic option to better connect our clients in the United States with Europe,” said David McCown, president of Air Partner U.S. “We’re dedicated to continuously creating innovative travel solutions to best serve our customers, and we are pleased to today become the first jet membership program to offer a fixed Trans-Atlantic rate.”

Transatlantic jet card pricing

Beyond a cost of $15,650 per hour with a seven-hour segment minimum, there is a 15% roundtrip discount based on an average of at least four flight hours per day.

Air Partner offers hurricane evacuation planning services to businesses, consumers

June 2019 private jet flights

The U.K.-based charter and jet card broker also specializes in emergency evacuations

With hurricane season on the horizon, Air Partner, a global leader in private aviation, with a focus on natural disaster safety and planning, has its Hurricane Evacuation Program in place, ready to aid and assist with preparations and evacuations.

In a press release, the company today provided a list of emergency planning tips especially relevant to companies and organizations, in advance of the 20 predicted storms in the 2019 hurricane season pipeline.

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.