U.K.-based on-demand charter broker Victor will bring a “floating balance” prepaid program to the U.S. by early next year
Fast growing on-demand charter broker Victor said it will launch a program with a prepaid option for U.S. customers in early 2018. The U.K. company is not going to offer guaranteed availability or hourly rates so it will be more in line with what used to be described as block charter. Clive Jackson, Victor’s founder and CEO tells Private Jet Card Comparisons a similar program offered in Europe has been highly successful.
The London-based private jet charter broker expects sales to grow from $39 million to $60 million this year
Online focused on-demand charter broker Victor announced the signing of a strategic investment agreement with BP Ventures, BP’s investment arm, according to a press release received by Private Jet Card Comparisons. “BP Ventures has committed to invest $10 million as lead investor to Victor’s Series B fundraising round. The round, raising a total of $20 million, has been further bolstered through family offices and existing shareholders,” Victor said in a statement.
Next time a friend tells you he or she is flying out of London’s Luton Airport, don’t assume they are going on a low-cost airline. While the airport gained notoriety as a base for airlines like easyJet, on-demand private jet charter broker Victor says it was its busiest U.K. airport for during the first quarter of 2017.