The private jet charter operator has reimagined operations to ensure a clean, safe and healthy environment
Private jets are expected to see increased interest as affluent consumers who previously dismissed the extra expense now seek to reduce exposure to COVID-19 Coronavirus.
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.
Clay Lacy offers jet card programs from $50,000 to $200,000
Clay Lacy Preferred, the operator’s jet card like offering is giving new clients a Sferra cashmere throw and a gift certificate. Clay Lacy Preferred programs are priced $50,000, $100,000 or $200,000. The deposits are refundable and there is fixed pricing. While there is not guaranteed availability, once you make your reservations they are guaranteed. Members also receive complimentary aircraft upgrades.
While private aviation has struggled to get back to pre-Recession levels, the number of companies selling Jet Cards has doubled
Since the Great Recession of 2008 private aviation has struggled. Flight hours dropped significantly and now just a decade later are returning to levels equal to before the financial meltdown. Orders and deliveries of new private jets still haven’t recovered, yet one area of private aviation has been growings – Jet Card Memberships.