The Federal Aviation Administration has specific rules governing flights that extend more than 50 nautical miles from the coast. If your aircraft isn’t compliant, you may end up with a longer routing
You could be losing $6,000 or more and an hour of your time on every trip
As I was researching my recent story on everything you need to know about FAR Part 135 private jet charter operations, Andrew Flaxman was one of several people who helped me out.
During our conversation, he brought up something that hadn’t occurred to me, hopefully, you already know about, but if you don’t, I think you will find of interest.
It could be costing you time and money every flight you make where the most direct routing would take you more than 50 nautical miles beyond the coastline.
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.
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.
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.
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.