Private Jet Card Comparisons adds Guide to Shared Private Jet Services

private jets by the seat courtesy of Blade

Shared private jet flights you can purchase by-the-seat are now covered in a new guide exclusively for subscribers of Private Jet Card Comparisons

JetSmarter is gone, but the concept of sharing a private jet is finally taking off. By-the-seat and jet sharing private jet services are expanding as more consumers seek to avoid large airport terminals and big airplanes. A dozen providers now offer a network of by-the-seat and crowd-funding private jet services covering the U.S. and beyond. For the first time, Private Jet Card Comparisons has cataloged these services and options, giving subscribers an exclusive Guide to Shared Private Jet Services.

Set Jet adds Los Angeles, San Francisco to Cabo by-the-seat private jet flights

Set Jet CRJ 200

Set Jet is offering by-the-seat private jet flights to Los Cabos from Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area

Beginning the week of April 4, Set Jet is offering seats on private jets to Cabo San Lucas. From Los Angeles International price is $1,699.95 one way. San Francisco-based members pay an extra $490.95 with a stop at LAX.

Set Jet’s private jet by-the-seat is more JetSmarter but competing with JSX

Set Jet private jet by the seat

Set Jet is offering a by-the-seat model aboard true private jets like JetSmarter, but it’s competing against new models like JSX

Scottsdale-based SetJet wants to go where JetSmarter went, hopefully with lots of publicity but none of the lawsuits. In trying to attract customers from the first-class cabin of American Airlines, it is also competing against other by-the-seat semiprivate options like JSX and Surf Air.

Latin American private aviation marketplace Flapper raises $2 million

Flapper raises $2 million

Flapper has 550 private aircraft on its charter platform, roughly 55% of the Latin America fleet. It estimates the Latam charter market’s size to be $2 billion

Latin American on-demand private jet charter platform Flapper announced a $2 million Series A investment, led by the aerospace-focused fund, Confrapar. Other participants included the crowdfunding platform SMU and an angel investor group, Investidores.VC. Foreign and local investors, including three undisclosed air taxi companies, also participated in the round. The company has previously raised $1 million in Seed funding, led by Confrapar and ACE, Brazil’s largest accelerator.

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