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: 

Air Partner says U.S. clients increased 80% during its last financial year

Opening up its Annual General Meeting Air Partner CEO Mark Briffa will cite a “strong performance” for its U.S. charter and jet card business

 

In Air Partner’s first annual general meeting since revealing an accounting mistake and having to suspend trading in its shares for nearly two weeks, it was mostly good news although CEO Mark Briffa addressed the company’s financial news problem. “We remain confident about the Group’s prospects for the remainder of the year. We have a strong net cash position and while we will incur a material one-off cost of £1.3 million in the current year as a result of the recent accounting review, we are determined to realize value from that unexpected cost by learning from its findings,” he will say via a prepared statement. 

Air Partner wins “Best Executive Travel Solutions Provider” award

Air Partner offers broker jet card programs starting at jet 10 hours divided by cabin category size of private jets

 

Air Partner has been named “Best Executive Travel Solutions Provider” by Major Events International (MEI) at an awards dinner held on June 27th as part of its Major Events Summit in Liverpool. MEI provides international business services for companies who want to take advantage of Olympic and World Cup opportunities and win more business in the major events marketplace. Now in its fourth year, the Summit brings together experts from current and future organizing committees, sports bodies, venue and key commercial suppliers involved in major sports events to knowledge share and collaborate.