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
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 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.
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 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.
The Ft. Lauderdale-based operator and charter company joins Star Jets International in accepting the cryptocurrency
Ft. Lauderdale based private jet management company Monarch Air Group has added Bitcoin as an accepted form of payment for its charter customers. According to a press release received by Private Jet Card Comparisons, the company stated, “In a fast-paced market that thrives on time-efficiency, being subject to the limitations of banking hours is not an option for today’s global private jet customers.”
Blue Star Jets founder Ricky Sitomer is moving forward with his ambitious plans for new company Star Jets International
You can now pay for your jet card or private jet charter with Bitcoin, thanks to Star Jets International. In the early part of this decade Blue Star Jets and its principal Ricky Sitomer rose to prominence as a private jet brokerage by combining appearances in Page Six, the New York Post’s gossip column, pictures pages of glossy lifestyle magazines and a name borrowed from the fictitious airline in the 1987 movie Wall Street about greed and ambition. After selling about two years ago, Sitomer, as previously reported by Private Jet Card Comparisons, is again on the move in the on-demand charter and jet card membership segment.