The private aviation subsidiary of Delta Air Lines is offering two tickets to the big game in Minneapolis for folks who buy $250,000 jet cards
Much of Delta Private Jets’ (DPJ) recent focus seemed to be around letting everyone know there was a strong connection with the mother ship, Delta Air Lines. While DPJ customers have long earned Medallion frequent flier status, a new feature allows members to use SkyMiles to buy jet cards. Since you can transfer American Express Membership Rewards points to SkyMiles, for people who run up millions of dollars in annual spending, it was a very interesting way to use what might sometimes seem like an insurmountable pile of points.
While private aviation has struggled to get back to pre-Recession levels, the number of companies selling Jet Cards has doubled
Since the Great Recession of 2008 private aviation has struggled. Flight hours dropped significantly and now just a decade later are returning to levels equal to before the financial meltdown. Orders and deliveries of new private jets still haven’t recovered, yet one area of private aviation has been growings – Jet Card Memberships.
David Sneed, the hard-charging President and COO of Delta Private Jets (DPJ), left the subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, Inc. several weeks ago. While officials from DPJ didn’t respond to a request for comment, Private Jet Card Comparisons understands a new leader will be announced in the next couple weeks. Sneed’s profile is no longer on the DPJ website.
Delta Private Jets’ COO David Sneed outlines why you should buy a jet card from his company in our new series Elevator pitch, a 300 word executive summary by top executives of jet card sellers. You can read the pitch by clicking here. Private Jet Card Comparisons is the only website providing buyers an independent head-to-head comparison in spreadsheet format of over 80 jet card programs covering 65 points of variation from aircraft and pilot sourcing to fees, surcharges, peak days and more.
While several airlines (Lufthansa, Korean Air, Qatar Airways, Delta Air Lines and Emirates) have their own private jet arms or partnerships with private jet operators offering transfers at primary hubs, Japan Airlines has signed a deal to provide transfers on-demand charter connections between commercial flights and private jets in Paris starting May 1
Delta Private Jets is making it easier and more luxurious to connect between its private jet flights and flights operated by its parent, Delta Air Lines. The private jet provider has been seeking to leverage its affiliation with one of the world’s largest commercial airlines, last fall enabling members of the Skymiles program to begin redeeming miles for private jet cards.