Jet cards show their benefits as the local supply of private jets ran low, and on-demand charter customers faced skyrocketing prices
A jet card with fixed one-way rates and guaranteed availability can protect you from surge pricing when there is limited supply or high-demand
With Hurricane Dorian baring down, the local supply of private jets ran low in Florida. In other words, the many private jets available for charter had already headed out with passengers and as you might expect, there weren’t many people who wanted to come back into the path of a major hurricane.
On-demand charter customers were faced with skyrocketing prices, not from gouging but the cost as aircraft had to be ferried in for their flights.
It shows how jet cards can be an important part of your private aviation solutions portfolio, often proven whenever there are natural disasters, be they fires, floods, winter storms, family emergencies that require short-notice booking, or in the case of Dorian, hurricanes.
The four most searched private aviation companies on Google are very different, although they also have some similarities
In the world of private aviation solutions – fractional ownership, leases, jet cards, memberships, seat sharing, semiprivate airlines, and so forth, four companies have generated the most interest, according to Google Trends. Surprisingly, perhaps, they are each quite different once you get past the fact that they all want to fly you somewhere.
Sky Access is Delta Private Jets’ empty leg program
Through Dec. 31, 2018, you can earn 20,000 SkyMiles if you purchase a Sky Access membership and provide your SkyMiles account number at the point of purchase. Delta Private Jets flights are operated by Delta Private Jets, Inc., an FAA-certificated Far Part 135 air carrier, or by another FAA-certificated Part 135 or Part 121 air carrier. The program was launched in January and updated in May.