The research from Strategic Vision closely mirrors an analysis by McKinsey showing private jet providers have a largely untapped market of affluent consumers
Strategic Vision’s 2021 Pulse of the Industry survey has good news for travel providers, and perhaps, particularly private aviation providers
The inventor of the jet card enjoyed the best sales month in its 21-year history in December. It has lofty expectations for 2021, Sentient’s CEO Andrew Collins tells Bloomberg
The year 2021 begins with one of the jet cards segment’s largest players coming off a record month and record year.
In a podcast with Bloomberg’s Paul Sweeney, Sentient Jet CEO Andrew Collins told the host that December was the biggest month for jet card sales in its 21-year history.
The second-largest fractional fleet operator is testing its 830 flight crew members for COVID-19 before each tour of duty
Flexjet said in January it will begin to test flight crew members for COVID-19 before each tour of duty.
COVID-19 is not only driving new customers, but more pets, kids and shorter lead times for private jet charter bookings, according to PrivateFly
More new customers, more pets, more kids, and shorter lead times for booking private jet charters. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on who and where for the private jet market, according to PrivateFly’s annual Private Jet Charter Trends 2020 report.
Don’t believe articles that technology is lowering private jet prices. Promises of cheap private jet travel are often based on misleading press releases and a lack of knowledge
Promises of cheap private jet flights invoking Uber analogies and claiming technology breakthroughs that lower charter costs are common themes of uninformed coverage. The articles are wrong. Apps don’t impact how much you will pay. In fact, most online pricing tools for private jets don’t even give you hard quotes. They are simply tools to capture your contact information so sales reps can follow-up.
Much of the charter rates you see online are estimates. And for every slick app, you’ll find if you aren’t familiar with the industry’s ins and outs, it’s easy to make big mistakes when buying private flights. With COVID-19 causing more consumers to shop for private aviation options, if you are serious, buyer beware.
Star Jets International is the latest private aviation provider to report record results as consumers seek to avoid airlines
New York-based Star Jets International said it started its second quarter with a record of over $1 million in private jet charter bookings in the first half of July.