Sentient Jet adds Wifi on midsize and large cabin private jets

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After guaranteeing Wifi on super mids last year, Sentient is expanding connectivity

The jet card inventor will launch transatlantic fixed one-way pricing with guaranteed availability

Aircraft specific jet cards are coming in 2020

Directional Aviation’s jet card provider Sentient Jet is celebrating its 20th anniversary. And it has some of its most significant program changes.

In an interview with Private Jet Card Comparisons during Corporate Jet Investor in Miami, CEO Andrew Collins outlined several key updates.

Top of the list is expanding guaranteed Wifi, fixed rates and guaranteed availability for transatlantic flights, and aircraft specific programs.

One thing you probably won’t be seeing from Sentient is jet sharing, according to Collins.

How safe is your private jet company?

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Magellan Jets has issued a white paper on what you should know about private aviation safety

Boston-based jet card and on-demand charter broker Magellan Jets has added to its library of educational white papers for private jet fliers with a white paper titled, “How Safe Is Your Private Aviation Company?”

Magellan’s report notes when it comes to providing safe private jet flights, “You can bet that every operator out there will make this same claim. But are they all the same? How can you ensure that a private aviation operator is walking the walk when it comes to safety?”

Magellan Jets expands St. Barts villa partnership

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Jet card and charter broker Magellan Jets is continuing its luxury villa rental partnership with St. Barth Properties

Pricing starts at $88,200 for roundtrip private jet travel from the Northeast U.S., including a one-way villa stay

Magellan Jets will again serve as the preferred private jet provider for St. Barth Properties, the company announced. Packages include pricing for both private jet travel and villa rental, plus extra amenities, and can be customized to your needs.

Private jet charters by cabin size, aircraft type, and price

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Private jet charter broker PrivateFly has released data on charter pricing, as well as preferred cabin size and jet models

While Brexit and some of Europe’s sputtering economies may be making headlines in the business press, Directional Aviation’s PrivateFly said it enjoyed a 26% jump for flights in Europe during the third quarter of 2019, compared to last year. 

Adam Twidell, PrivateFly’s CEO said, “Demand growth was generated from new and existing PrivateFly clients, and from our extended OneSky family (and) Our market-leading pricing, including the certainty offered by our fixed-route City Pairs offer on the Nextant 400XTi and Legacy 600.”

The company also released data on charter pricing, as well as preferred cabin size, jet models, and demographics.

According to PrivateFly, the Top 10 destinations for its clients is led by London, followed by New York, Nice, Ibiza, Paris, Milan, Palma de Mallorca, Zurich, Olbia, and Cannes.

JetSuite partners with Hyperice to enhance pilot wellness

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JetSuite plans to offer similar health tech solutions for both JetSuite passengers and employees.

Hyperice, known for its presence in the professional sports and fitness industries, announced its first-ever health technology aviation partnership with JetSuite, designed to enhance pilot wellness and performance.

The partnership gives JetSuite pilots access to Hyperice’s recovery and mobility devices which help to relax and loosen muscles, increase circulation and enhance the range of motion and flexibility.

Our partnership with Hyperice was developed to increase the long-term wellness of our pilots through leading recovery and mobility devices that help offset the physical demands of flying. After all, they are our athletes in the sky.

Stephanie Chung, president of JetSuite

In a press release, Hyperice said, “Pilots’ health and wellness can often be compromised due to an irregular diet, sleep pattern, and exercise schedule. Their daily regimen is imperative to ensure they stay healthy and perform at the safest level.”

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