While airline passenger counts remained 75% below last year’s levels, private jet flights increased 5% during America’s birthday Independence Day holiday in 2020
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As airline passenger levels remained 75% below last year, a detailed analysis by Private Jet Card Comparisons of data from WingX shows not only that private jet flights were up year-over-year by 5%, but where they were going.
Normally a niche segment, private jets are becoming more important to the travel and tourism industry, which before the COVID-19 pandemic supported 10% of worldwide jobs.
Private aviation flying dipped in January, according to the latest Argus TRAQPak analysis
The first month of the new decade began the way the old decade ended. The results were mixed. There were clear winners and losers. And, it’s hard to say what it means, except that private jet travel continues to ebb and flow.
TRAQPak’s review of year-over-year flight activity from January 2020 compared to January 2019 indicates a 0.5% drop.
Activity by fractional operators was the clear star, jumping 6.6% compared to a year go.
What are the busiest days of the week and year for private
Traqpak’s most recent analysis of private jet flights for the first half of 2019 reveals both the busiest days of the week and busiest days so far this year.
Despite overall private flight activity growth of just 0.3%, for the first time ever one day averaged at least 10,000 flights per day.
Thursdays were the busiest day of the week average 10,124
flights. Second busiest were Fridays with 9,505 flights followed by Wednesdays
at 9,353 flights on average. Tuesdays averaged 8,744 private flights while
Mondays saw an average of 8,593 flights per day, perhaps indicating many
private fliers tart the week in the office.
Seven of the 10 busiest days for private jet flights were Thursdays
What are the busiest days for private jet flights? And which
days have the fewest movements? According to a just released report by Argus
TRAQPak, of the 10 busiest days for private flying during 2018 seven came on a
Thursday, which was also the busiest day of the week averaging 9,968 flight.