December 22nd is projected to be the busiest day for private jet travel during the holidays with over 9,000 flights
Palm Beach International Airport is expected to be the busiest destination for the private jet set this upcoming holiday season with an average of more than 130 business aviation arrivals per day during the period while Dec. 22 is expected to be the busiest day with 9,072 flights. That’s according to ARGUS TRAQPak which released its projections for the busiest destinations and days for business aircraft travel during the holiday season. The data includes all Part 135 flights in U.S., including Alaska and Hawaii, plus the Caribbean and Canada, excluding cargo, scheduled Part 135 and fractional operators. There are approximately 7,500 aircraft in the Part 135 fleet. There are about 28,000 commercial flights in the U.S on a given day.
Flying privately is far safer than many other things you do. You are more than 10 times more likely to drown in a bathtub than perish in a private jet crash by a count of over 5,000 to less than 400. However, savvy private aviation users don’t stop there.
Flexjet LLC has been awarded the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Diamond Award for Excellence for the 18th consecutive year, according to a press release.
Cofrance SARL has become the first French charter broker to join the ARGUS Registered Charter Broker Rating. The broker specializes in working with Russian-speaking clients.
Argus TRAQPak announced that Part 135 and Part 91 private aviation flying increased by 5.3% in April compared to 2016.
Private aviation is extremely safe, with under 400 deaths in 2015. In other words, you’re ten times more likely to drown in your bathtub. Yes, you heard that right. Over 5,000 people each year drown in their bathub.
You often hear about Large Cabin, Mid-Size Cabin and Small Cabin used to refer to the size of private jets. But is there a specific standard for what jets fit into which category?