Surf Air responds as Encompass Aviation sues citing $3.1 million in unpaid bills

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Encompass Aviation says Surf Air owes it $3.1 million on top of the IRS’s claims of nearly $2.5 million

 

As we reported here first in the wee hours of Saturday morning – just after midnight – we received a press release from Surf Air announcing it had terminated its agreement with Encompass Aviation LLC. The news took Encompass by surprise, and we reported that the Part 135 charter operator that had been flying Surf Air customers in California claimed it was owed significant money and planned to pursue legal remedies. Yesterday

Airstream Jets Says It Sold A Jet Card With Cryptocurrency

In the world of private jet charter and Jet Cards where credit cards aren’t always accepted, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies may play an important role

 

As we have previously reported, more and more private charter companies are accepting cryptocurrencies for payment, however, Florida-based Airstream Jets has said its first Jet Card via the new blockchain based way of payments. The Jet Card was sold to the CEO of a new hedge fund for crypto-based investing on February 16th, but not previously disclosed. 

Jettly Adds Bitcoin Payment Option For Jet Card Members

Jettly launched its first Jet Card program last month

 

Canada-based Jettly is joining the line of private aviation companies that are accepting Bitcoin. Its managed members will now be able to use the cryptocurrency to fund their accounts and pay for their ongoing travel, the company said in a press release received by Private Jet Card Comparisons. 

Star Jets International Offers 10-hour Private Jet Cards For The Holidays

The SkyCard has a 4-hour call out and no peak days or peak day surcharges

 

If it’s the end of the year, it’s time for private jet card sellers to offer incentives for you to sign up for their programs. New York-based Star Jets International is unveiling a limited time10-hour SkyCard. “It’s the best stocking stuffer you anyone can receive. You will certainly have a happy holiday if you are giving or receiving our SkyCard,” says CEO Ricky Sitomer. 

Surf Air Adds Bitcoin And Ethereum As Forms Of Payment

Surf Air is now accepting Bitcoin and Ethereum for both membership or charter flights. The company’s network has three zones that include San Francisco/Bay Area, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Diego, Truckee, Napa, Monterey, Las Vegas, Austin, Dallas, Houston, Midland, San Antonio, The Woodlands, Oklahoma City, London, Zurich, Ibiza, and Cannes. Membership prices are posted on today’s equivalent exchange rate for 12-month advance payment and initiation fee.