Concord Private Jets gives preferred payment terms to JetSuite cardmembers

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SuiteKey members can join Concord’s jet card program with a reduced deposit of $25,000

Long Island, New York-based private jet card broker Concord Private Jets is offering JetSuite customers preferred payment terms.

Concord Private Jets rates were already among the lowest in the industry at $4,300 per hour for light jets, $,5400 for midsize, and $6,750 for super-midsize aircraft.

Jet Card programs make pricing and policy updates in response to COVID-19

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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.

Concord Private Jet offers three free hours with purchase of 50-hour jet cards

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Concord Private Jet is offering purchasers of 25-hour jet cards one free hour and those of you who go for 50 hours, a bonus of three free hours.

Wheels Up highlights the time savings of jet card membership for summer travel plans

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Wheels Up features its own fleet of Citation X, Citation Excel/XLS and King Air 350i

 

Of the more than 20 new jet card programs launched since the Great Recession, Wheels Up has been one of the most notable providers. Founded by Kenny Dichter, who in 2001 started Marquis Jet Partners before selling it to NetJets, Wheels Up can be credited with popularizing the use of turboprops and a membership model. 

How To Find Your True Hourly Rate When Choosing A Jet Card Program

Jet Card Membership Programs provide users convenience when they fly privately, but finding the true hourly rate you will be paying often takes a bit of work

You ask your assistant to go to a few private jet card membership websites and check out the hourly rates. She follows your instructions and puts them in a comparison chart for you. That was easy! Then you join. You get your first invoice, and shock, the prices you are paying have nothing to do with the rates on the website. It reminds you of that $29 per day car rental that ended up costing you $79. 

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