NetJets sweeps to victory in 2019 Business Jet Traveler Readers’ Choice Survey

Business Jet Traveler Reader Survey 2019

The survey drew 2,225 responses, a 50% increase from 2018

It will be a happy holiday season in Columbus, Ohio this festive period. Santa came a week early to Warren Buffett’s private aviation provider, NetJets.

In the wide-ranging survey, NetJets was voted best in all six categories rating fractional providers. It also won five of six categories in Charter, Jet Cards and Membership Clubs category.

The survey was conducted by Business Jet Traveler, its 9th annual reader poll.

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Private Jet Card Comparisons is the only comparisons website providing detailed information that is critical in choosing the right program and provider

Private Jet Card Comparisons offers subscribers a single easy-to-use spreadsheet comparing 50+ jet card and private jet membership providers and over 250 programs by more than 65 variables

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Private Jet Card Comparisons Timeline

  • 2017 Private Jet Card Comparisons launches with easy-to-use spreadsheets capturing over 40,000 data points across 65 variables, cutting research time from days and weeks to under an hour. The subscription fee is set at $250.

  • 2018VIP JET CARD DECIDER provides a personalized service provides a custom analysis for subscribers added at no additional charge.

  • 2019BEST CHARTER BROKERS GUIDE added with 85+ vetted brokerages, including third-party customer ratings. The guide is added at no additional charge.

  • 2019 – New QUICK COMPARE FLIGHT PRICING enables subscribers to calculate all-in flight costs for their specific routes, including daily minimums, amortized membership fees, fuel, deicing, peak day, and other surcharges in seconds.

  • 2020PJCC 2.0 launches enabling subscribers to compare multiple programs in minutes and filter data for their specific flight requirements.

  • 2021JET CARD DECIDER 2.0 enables subscribers to request a customized analysis from their smartphone, tablet, or desktop in minutes

  • 2021 SHARED PRIVATE JETS GUIDE lets subscribers compare jet sharing and by-the-seat private flight options

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