For private jet flyers who need to fly on short notice, these jet cards guarantee availability at standard fixed rates with as little as 24 hours’ notice
The number of jet card providers with a non-peak lead time of 24 hours or less dropped to 10 from 34
With demand staying at record levels and continued supply chain issues, jet card providers have been lengthening the lead time required to book private jets. For those of you who need to fly on short notice, these companies still have non-peak call-outs of 24 hours or less.
Upstart Alliance Aviation says it will announce its first order for new private jets in May, with the first delivery scheduled for January 2023
Alliance Aviation, which was launched by former Dumont executives in 2019, will announce its first order of new private jets next month.
NetJets, Flexjet, Wheels Up, Vista Global hold serve as four largest North American Part 135/Part 91k private jet operators for 2021; FlyExclusive leaps to 5th
The 10 largest private jet companies increased their share of Part 135/91k flight hours to 45.1% from 44.3% in 2020
Solairus (89.3%), Airshare (77.1%), FlyExclusive (76.3%), NetJets (61.4%), Jet Edge (59.9%), and Wheels Up (55.0%) record biggest percentage growth
Read our detailed 2021 Year-in-Review for each of the 10 largest private aviation providers, including flight hour activity since 2019
There was no change among the top four North American private jet holding companies, based on combined Part 135 and Part 91k flight hours. However, Argus TraqPak data shows a new player in the 5th spot. FlyExclusive moved from 10th in 2019 to 8th in 2020. The table below provides a company-by-company ranking for the 30 largest private jet companies in 2021, including flight hours and market share.
Part 135 largest charter operators led by Wheels Up as FlyExclusive breaks into the Top 4 behind NetJets’ Executive Jet Management and Vista Global’s XOJet Aviation
Charter operators in 2021 saw flights surge 46% to a record to 1,947,472 hours, according to Argus TraqPak
The list of 2021’s biggest private jet charter companies is once again led by Wheels Up Experience as ranked by Argus TraqPak. See the 2020 list here.