CDC permits results from COVID-19 home testing kits for international arrivals

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In response to a private aviation coalition request, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidance for pre-departure testing

In response to a request from general aviation (GA) trade groups, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidance for pre-departure testing. The new CDC guidance permits certain COVID-19 home testing kits to be accepted for passengers entering the U.S. The COVID testing mandate launched in January.

Private jet flights increase share of worldwide fixed-wing flights by 58%

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Private jets’ share of global fixed-wing flight activity has increased to 19% this year compared to 12% prior to 2020, according to WingX

Private aviation accounted for 19% of all fixed-wing activity so far this year compared with 12% for the same period in 2020, according to WingX. That’s despite a year-to-date decline of 8% for private flying comparing with a 24% dive last year. It also reflects the continued swoon for scheduled airlines.

Private jet charter brokers face shortages, educating new customers

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The combination of new customers and a return of pre-COVID private aviation users could push private jet charter prices higher by the summer

There could be a shortage of private jets available for the charter market by summer. That’s according to the boss of a leading private jet charter and jet card brokerage. Simultaneously, the industry is faced with the welcome but time-consuming task of educating new consumers about the ins and outs of on-demand charter and jet cards.

Florida private jet flights surge, Texas drops

Florida private jet flights surge in February 2020

Private jet activity in the U.S. reached 93% of 2020 levels during the first three weeks of a weather impacted February.

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