The luxury hotel group and luxury tour operator are partnering with the luxury private jet operator to offer preferred rates for their clients who need private jet access
While there are plenty of benefits of flying private jets and private jet travel can be a luxury, for the most part, private jets are utilitarian. Yes, they are nicely furnished and comfortable. However, cabins on most jets are far from lavish. And in fact, for the most part, there aren’t flight attendants, except for large-cabin jets. And catering is often sandwiches and fruit plates.
Both the Coronavirus pandemic and the CARES Act waiving the 7.5% Federal Excise Tax are impacting jet membership costs and terms
To say the past month and a half has been a roller coaster for private aviation would be an understatement.
March started with high hopes. A spike in requests from first-timers who wanted to get to second homes or relocate family members kept activity close to normal.
VistaJet’s Ian Moore talks to Private Jet Card Comparisons about its new short-term private jet lease offer responding to COVID-19 Coronavirus
Last month VistaJet came up with an innovative short-term solution to the COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis. The answer was to offer its fleet of silver and red Bombardier private jets on short-term leases, starting at just one month. The leases include crews and even flight hours. We caught up with Chief Commercial Officer Ian Moore to get the details.
Leases start at just one-month instead of the typical 36 months for VistaJet’s Program, its version of a jet card
Many airlines have totally cut or drastically reduced international flights. VistaJet specializes in long-haul and intercontinental private jet flights
The high-end luxury private jet operator is also launching a humanitarian relief plan
VistaJet is launching Dynamic Jet Lease, a new short-term option providing guaranteed access.
Many airlines have been drastically cutting international flights, including grounding all international operations. In other cases, routes that previously had multiple daily nonstop flights are now served only a couple times per week.
VistaJet says the new program offers a short-term lease over one, two or three months. You get a dedicated aircraft and crew positioned at the nearest possible airport to you.
Association of private jet brokers IADA reports 54 used aircraft transactions so far in March despite the Covid-19 Coronavirus crisis
Members of the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) said members completed 54 transactions between for the month as of March 20th. Additionally, there are over 120 aircraft, under contract, subject to closing.
The news comes as the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic is playing havoc on the world stock markets with demand for travel in general plummeting.