The cost of Light Jets is $5,500 per hour and $6,750 per hour for Mid-Size Jets in XOJET’s new Elite Access private jet membership program.
XOJET has posted on its website some details of its updated Preferred Access and Elite Access programs with the biggest changes around its Elite Access program which continues to require a $200,000 deposit. Private Jet Card Comparisons had previously reported the San Francisco-area based operator and broker was set to launch significant revisions to its programs.
Jet Cards And Charter Fulfill Different Private Aviation Needs
Private Jet Card Comparisons is not an advocacy site for jet cards. We are an independent buyer’s guide that compares over 100 jet card programs across 65 variables for you, the consumer. Many jet card users own their own planes, own fractional shares, fly on aircraft their companies own and operate and charter jets as well. Jet cards are part of their private aviation solutions. However, there is the ongoing question – why not just charter instead of prepaying for a jet card?
A side effect of this weekend’s IT meltdown for British Airways which stranded over 100,000 travelers was a 76% increase in requests, according to jet card seller Air Partner.
Online charter broker and jet card seller PrivateFly says customers are spending more and booking closer to their travel date in 2017 than during the same period last year.
Privacy when flying via private jet can sometimes be an issue, particularly with plane spotters or even private detectives staking out various airports. For example, GeekWire was trying to keep track of who is attending the Microsoft CEO Summit by tracking tail numbers of private jets arriving in Seattle.
Anyone who says private jet exteriors are boring hasn’t met SexyJet. The stunning Gulfstream GV (Tail N888XY) which seats 14 and can fly nonstop Hong Kong to Los Angeles is being marketed by Clay Lacy on Friday, April 14 for a one-way flight from Los Angeles to Coachella in time to kick off the music and art fair there.