After two high-profile accidents, here are the safety issues that impact turboprop and piston charters and jet cards

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Recent private air crashes that killed soccer star Sala and one of Russia’s richest women are highlighting a number of safety issues

A world removed from those Gulfstream G650s and Bombardier Global Express private jets you read about in stories about what type of plane Jennifer Lopez or Elon Musk own are turboprops and piston aircraft. They’re also very popular.

Jet card charter broker ExpertJet launches its first mobile app

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The Florida-based boutique charter and jet card broker has launched its first smartphone app

 

Designed for its clients as a way to facilitate even more convenient service, the ExpertJet Mobile App compliments the company’s 24/7 services by providing comprehensive travel itineraries, driving directions, and weather updates. Clients can use the app to plan trips, and specify any special requests in just a few clicks. Your request goes to your ExpertJet charter advisor immediately so he or she can provide the best options tailored to your needs. 

Jet Card Insider reviews pilot led ExpertJet

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When Andrew Flaxman was grounded with kidney stones, ExpertJet was born as a boutique provider of on-demand charter and jets cards

 

In the crowded world of jet card providers, ExpertJet is a small shop – with four pilot brokers including founder and owner Andrew Flaxman. However, its ambitions aren’t to be a major player, he says, but rather to simply apply its insider knowledge and combine it with personalized service from experts. Despite its size, the company offers both fixed rate and dynamically card programs starting at $75,000 with what the principal says is a pilot’s approach to safety. You can read our full analysis here.

How To Find Your True Hourly Rate When Choosing A Jet Card Program

Jet Card Membership Programs provide users convenience when they fly privately, but finding the true hourly rate you will be paying often takes a bit of work

You ask your assistant to go to a few private jet card membership websites and check out the hourly rates. She follows your instructions and puts them in a comparison chart for you. That was easy! Then you join. You get your first invoice, and shock, the prices you are paying have nothing to do with the rates on the website. It reminds you of that $29 per day car rental that ended up costing you $79.