Jet card and on-demand charter broker Air Partner is reporting business travel via private jets is rebounding
Following a year of COVID-19-induced lockdowns, business travel is returning, and corporations are turning to private jets as they seek to get back out on the road. Air Partner says there was a 112% increase in corporate bookings in April compared to the start of the year.
Many times mainstream media coverage of business aviation
focuses on scoundrels and outlaws
Find a story about Jeffrey Epstein that doesn’t mention he has a private jet or flies by private jet and I will give you a buck. Earlier this year, The Washington Post profiled Elon Musk, tracking his private flights. In one example, it used the fact that his jet would drop him off at one airport and pick him up at another, closer to where he ended his day, as a sign of excess instead of efficiency.
From my perspective, very good journalists often use private jets as evidence that somehow supports unflattering and sometimes illegal behavior. In some cases private jets do, but not in a different way than others use their car to get from place to place.
For the most part, most reporting on private jets ignores the real reasons those that can afford them, use them.
Magellan Jets says revenues have grown by 120% in the past two years
Look for Magellan Jets this coming week to launch a new Corporate Membership Program, Private Jet Card Comparisons has learned. The move also underscores that jet cards have become a powerful private aviation solution for companies that want the efficiencies of being able to use private jets but also want to keep a tight lid on expenses.