Private jet charter flights set a record high in March

private jet in flight

Part 135 private jet charter operators recorded 104,000 flights in March, a record high, according to Argus Traqpak

March came in like a lion and left with a roar for North American private jet charter operators.

Branded private jet charter operators set flight records in March

XOJET Challenger 300

Overall, private aviation activity in March was up 30% compared to 2020, but down 8% compared to 2019

Business aviation activity surged 30% in March compared to the same period in 2020. However, private jet flights were still 8% down compared to 2019, according to WingX.

Flexjet adds contactless boarding with a new greeting for private jet flyers

Flexjet pilots

The Flexjet Salute will now greet jet card customers and fractional owners

As part of its COVID-19 avoidances protocols, number two fractional fleet operator Flexjet has introduced contactless boarding.

Demand levels for private jets could spike 150%, says Wheels Up’s CEO

Kenny Dichter Wheels Up

Private aviation could see record demand in the coming months, says Wheels Up’s Kenny Dichter

Speaking on Dow Jones Marketwatch, Wheels Up’s Kenny Dichter says he thinks “when business travel and traditional vacation come back online, you may see 125%, 150% sort of demand levels.”

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