Air Partner highlights private jets for ski vacations

Air Partner’s jet card program has fixed-rate service areas in both the U.S. and Europe making it an ideal option for transAtlantic skiers

 

In its blog, Air Partner is getting into its winter groove by highlighting the benefits of flying to your ski vacations aboard a private jet. The number one benefit, according to the U.K.-based charter broker and jet card seller is, “Private jet charter affords you time.” 

Air Partner first-half results dip despite “strong” U.S. jet card sales

Air Partner Plc, the global aviation services group, today reported results for the six months to 31 July 2018

 

In what Air Partner CEO Mark Briffa described as a “solid first half performance” the publicly traded seller of aviation services, including on-demand charter and jet cards said it earned a gross profit of £18.0 million, six-tenths of a percent below the same period in 2017. Underlying profit before tax of £4.2m, was a year-on-year increase of 2.4% while statutory profit before tax of £2.6m was £1.1m lower than the previous year driven by the associated costs of the company’s accounting review concluded earlier this year. In August, the company had offered its latest update.

Despite Brexit, Air Partner says private jet travel to the U.K. is growing

Air Partner’s jet card program starts at 10 hours and enables members to use funds for on-demand charter

 

Private jets chartered by European business travelers jumped nearly 10% during July and August compared to the same period in 2017, according to on-demand charter and jet card broker Air Partner. In a press release, Julia Timms, Air Partner’s Chief Marketing Officer, said, “Our latest figures seem to indicate there is continuing business confidence in the UK from European businesses, with bookings for private jet travel increasing by eight percent compared to the same time last year….We are also seeing continuing confidence in private jet travel as well as a subtle change in which sectors are flying for business reasons, showing private jet charter remains fiercely competitive for corporates.” 

Air Partner provides relief and disaster recovery for Typhoon Mangkhut

While it’s better known for on-demand charter and jet cards, Air Partner has broad qualifications across the aviation spectrum

 

With natural disaster season at its peak, Air Partner is often called on to support relief efforts, both proactively and after a moment of impact. On September 9, Air Partner was contacted by a government agency to rush supplies to Guam, a U.S. territory and Pacific island located on the outskirts of Southeast Asia, in preparation for Super Typhoon Mangkhut. 

Air Partner issues pre-close trading update

What started as a difficult year with accounting questions is turning into a stellar year for U.K.-based Air Partner, helped by its U.S. jet card business

 

Yesterday, Air Partner plc released a trading update for the six months ended 31 July 2018.  It is in advance of a detailed report that will be provided with the interim results, which will be released on 27 September 2018. The Group enters its close period on 28 August 2018. The report is a positive viewpoint, following a recent buy rating, and particularly considering the difficult news over accounting woes from earlier this year. Below is the statement from Mark Briffa, the CEO: