VistaJet Launches WeChat Private Jet Booking On Your Smartphone

VistaJet says it is targeting frequent Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) customers and corporations with its new WeChat sales platform to make bookings on its global fleet. Customers can now make bookings from the smartphones. 

As Chinese Buy More Used Jets, What Will Be The Impact On The U.S. Charter Market?

Half of China’s jet sales are now used private jets, according to reports from the recent ABACE conference held there, a dramatic increase in a country that has been seen as a great home for manufacturers selling new planes. Of course, the key question for the North American on-demand private jet charter market is, what will be the impact here?

Russia Top Origin For Private Jets To China; U.S. Top Destination From China

Russia in 2016 was the number one origin point for private jet flights to China, which was the same as 2015, according to data from online charter marketplace Avinode. The U.S. remained the top destination for private jets leaving China. 

Bombardier Adds Service Center In China

Bombardier Business Aircraft opened the Bombardier Tianjin Service Centre on April 7 in China. The Montreal-based manufacturer in a press release said it “has had the largest fleet of any business aircraft manufacturer in the region for the last 12 years.” Bombardier aircraft are popular in the fleets of various private jet card and prepaid private jet charter programs, including VistaJet, Netjets, XOJET, Zetta Jet and Flexjet as examples.