Here’s our comparison of on-demand charter pricing to jet cards with fixed or capped rates and guaranteed availability
In the never-ending question about how to fly privately as cheaply as possible, the scale is now seemingly tilted to jet cards. That’s despite price recent increases. In 25 of the 30 examples, we analyzed, flying with a jet card would cost less. The average savings per flight was $5,693.
Jet Edge’s deal for JetSelect brings an 85 strong fleet mainly focused on large-cabin and super-midsize private jets
The merger may mean better terms for large cabin and super-midsize jet card offerings
The old year ended with Delta Air Lines announcing it was merging Delta Private Jets into Wheels Up. When the deal closes, it becomes Wheels Up’s largest shareholder creating a fleet of over 180 aircraft, mainly King Air, light and midsize aircraft.
The new year begins with Jet Edge International, a major player in large-cabin private jets, acquiring JetSelect Aviation. The deal creates a fleet of 85 aircraft.
Last February, Jet Edge announced it had raised $60 million to fund expansion and acquisitions.