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
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.
Once you buy a jet card, flying is as easy as one call or even booking online, but figuring out jet card pricing is another matter
The number of jet card providers has more than doubled over the past decade in part because jet card memberships are an easier way to access the charter market. Via fractional jet card programs and owned fleet operators, you can get a consistent experience flying the same aircraft type in like configurations previously only available via committing to five-year share contracts or owning your own aircraft. It’s no longer one size fits all with programs that start at five hours and ranging up to 100 hours. And it’s not just fixed one-way rates, but now there are now jet cards that use dynamic pricing. There are even programs where you can get both a fixed one-way rate with guaranteed availability and dynamic pricing where with the goal of beating your fixed rate, so in other words, your fixed rate is a ceiling price – you won’t go higher and you might go lower.
Which jet card is best?
The answer is there is no single best jet card or prepaid private aviation solution. It really depends on you. To help guide you, Private Jet Card Comparisons has compared over 80 separate programs across 65 points of difference.