July private jet flights reach new records

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Argus and WingX research shows the private aviation rebound is showing no signs of letting up in July

Argus Traqpak’s research data showed June as the busiest month for private aviation since October 2007. Now, the aviation research firm says July 1, 2021, recorded 12,345 business aviation flights in North America. That was the largest single-day of operations since March 20, 2008.

Medjet expands Covid-19 benefits for travelers

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Medjet has expanded Covid-19 emergency transportation services for members of its air ambulance services

Medical transport provider Medjet has expanded its transport benefits for Covid-19. Medjet members who fall ill from COVID-19, and become hospitalized while traveling globally, may now be transported to a home hospital of their choice.

Demand for private jets will continue, according to new survey

Even as the Covid pandemic winds down, a new survey of private jet users suggests no end to the record surge in private aviation demand

– Average jet card deposit increased 12% to $237,267 from January’s survey

– 53% of new private aviation users will continue to fly privately on a regular basis post-Covid, up 29% since January

A just released survey of subscribers to Private Jet Card Comparisons shows the demand surge trend for private aviation is likely to continue for the foreseeable future.

As private jet arrivals to the Caribbean surge, here are the winners and losers

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Private jet arrivals to the Caribbean are up 53% in June compared to 2019 and 1% ahead of pre-pandemic levels year-to-date with the Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, and Turks & Caicos the big winners

Caribbean private aviation arrivals to the Caribbean are up 53% in June, compared to 2019, according to WingX. And year-to-date – through June 1, the region’s private jet numbers are 1% ahead of the pre-pandemic results of two years ago. With the average private jet flight bringing over $80,000 in spending, these arrivals are critical for the local economies. However, the results by country vary widely.

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