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.
U.S. private jet flights for Thanksgiving was up 26% compared to 2019 as Florida fractional, charter flights spiked 73%
The Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. revealed interesting twists on how private jet flying is evolving. While global private jet flights for Week 47 were 22% above 2019 levels, they were down 11% from Week 46, according to WingX data.
North America powers global private jet travel to 5% week-over-week gain as charter, fractional flights post double-digit increase in Florida
Global private jet activity posted a 5% week-over-week gain for the period ending Nov. 21, 2021, according to WingX. That’s 24% ahead of 2019’s pre-pandemic numbers for Week 46, and19% up on the trailing four weeks.