Jet card and on-demand private jet broker Air Partner says inquiries are for travel through August
A day after Sentient Jet reported quote requests had increased 241% from March lows, private jet charter broker Air Partner says it too is seeing a tidal wave of interest.
The publicly traded seller of jet cards and on-demand charter said in a press release issued this morning that year-over-year inquiries were up 210%.
Over 50% of private jet flight hours sold since the beginning of April were to new customers
Jet card leader Sentient Jet today offered more evidence that private jet travel is set to get a boost from first-timers.
The unit of Directional Aviation’s OneSky Flight said over 50% of the more than 5,000 private jet flight hours it sold since the beginning of April were to first-time customers. Private Jet Card Comparisons estimates that equates to around $15 million in purchases from new members.
Both existing and new private aviation users are expected to boost the recovery of business aviation. However, they are facing a myriad of new Coronavirus induced issues to deal with
There are signs that private jets will be on the leading edge of business recovery.
Speaking at Corporate Jet Investor’s weekly town hall meeting, Andrew Collins, CEO of Directional Aviation’s Sentient Jet said bookings to cancelations are now running about 10-to-1. It’s a sea change from earlier this month when daily cancelations were outstripping new reservations.
After guaranteeing Wifi on super mids last year, Sentient is expanding connectivity
The jet card inventor will launch transatlantic fixed one-way pricing with guaranteed availability
Aircraft specific jet cards are coming in 2020
Directional Aviation’s jet card provider Sentient Jet is celebrating its 20th anniversary. And it has some of its most significant program changes.
In an interview with Private Jet Card Comparisons during Corporate Jet Investor in Miami, CEO Andrew Collins outlined several key updates.
Top of the list is expanding guaranteed Wifi, fixed rates and guaranteed availability for transatlantic flights, and aircraft specific programs.
One thing you probably won’t be seeing from Sentient is jet sharing, according to Collins.
Homes For Our Troops builds and donates specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely injured post – 9/11 Veterans
Sentient Jet today announced its continued support of Homes For Our Troops, a Veteran nonprofit that served as the subject of a successful awareness campaign led by the jet card provider throughout the 2018 Triple Crown season. The promotion of Homes For Our Troops includes a partnership with Omaha Beach and Fox Hill Farm at the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 4, 2019.
There are over 50 different brands selling private jet memberships. Here’s a look at who’s behind these providers.
Since the Great Recession, the number of jet card sellers has more than doubled. During the same period, annual deliveries of new jets remain about 40% below record levels. The number of national fractional share providers is down to just two, NetJets and Flexjet, both selling jet cards too. In Jet Card Buyer’s Tip #1, we look at the breadth of companies selling jet cards.