Covid-19 Omicron may be boosting private jet flying, according to the latest WingX data
Despite shutdowns and increased restrictions, or perhaps because private jet flights jumped 8% globally week-over-week. According to WingX data, there were 73,611 private jet flights for the week ended Dec. 19, an 8% jump over Week 49.
WingX reports the demand surge for private aviation continues for the first 10 days of August while scheduled airlines remain 40% below pre-pandemic levels
Business jet activity continues to exceed comparative activity in 2019, with 91,424 jet sectors flown globally in the first 10 days of August 2021, according to WingX.
A VistaJet/WSJ survey of C-suite executives predicts business travel and meetings are set to spike led by private aviation users
A survey of 200 C-suite executives by WSJ and VistaJet forecasts business travel post-pandemic is coming back stronger than ever. That includes private flights. It comes after 97% of respondents say their companies experienced negative impacts directly related to business travel restrictions.
The world’s largest private jet operator – NetJets – says flying is now at record levels and it will take delivery of over 50 new private jets this year
While rivals Flexjet and Jet Edge are moving to challenge NetJets with varied strategies, the market leader shows no signs of letting up. In a letter to customers, NetJets president Patrick Gallagher wrote the Berkshire Hathaway-owned fractional and jet card provider would take delivery of over 50 factory-new aircraft this year.