The personal touch will remain important in private jet charter

At revolution.aero technology may have been center stage, but private jet charter brokers are likely to be a core part of the business for a while longer

 

While the focus of revolution.aero, a conference organized by Corporate Jet Investor here in San Francisco, was squarely on how technology will change the way we fly – including commuting to work aboard battery-powered airplanes and supersonic private jets within the next decade – charter customers will continue to want high touch service said, several executives. 

XOJET adds Onefinestay as luxury lifestyle partner

XOJET jet card members will get added benefits with the luxury home sharing service

 

Jet card and on-demand charter broker and operator XOJET continues to add partners to its portfolio with a deal that will provide its Preferred Access and Elite Access the ability to book ocean-side villas, mountain chalets, and country piles, as well as the luxury private homes and apartments in major cities via Onefinestay. They will receive complimentary concierge credits towards in-home massages, private airport transfers, grocery delivery, and other amenities as part of the agreement. 

What does a jet card cost?

The entry price for jet cards and jet membership programs varies widely. Here’s a rundown of lowest jet card pricing from more than 35 companies

 

Price, be it hourly rates or cost to buy into a program, is often a primary focus for buyers, at least initially. However, price, in the opinion of Private Jet Card Comparisons, shouldn’t be the be all and end all. While nobody wants to overpay, unless you are talking about flying on a King Air 350i instead of a Gulfstream G650, most of you who can afford the cheapest jet card out there can also afford the most expensive. 

Jet charter broker Victor names Joe Cohen as new CEO

Consumer tech executive Joe Cohen replaces founder Clive Jackson who is now CEO of Alyssum Group, a recently formed holding company that is Victor’s parent

 

Online focused private jet charter broker Victor has appointed Joe Cohen as CEO. According to a press release, he is tasked with accelerating the company’s growth and leading its aspirations to become a global player. The company is based in London and has been building its U.S. profile over the last several years. 

What’s the best fractional jet card?

Fractional jet cards are sourced from the fleets of companies that sell fractional ownership shares such as NetJets, Flexjet and Nicholas Air. But not all fractional share providers sell jet cards with PlaneSense as an example.