While private jet traffic is at 74% of 2019 levels compared to 15% for the airlines, inside the numbers are big differences
The rebound of private jet travel from the depths of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic has been one of the very few bright spots across the travel industry.
While data from the TSA shows passenger levels for the airlines are still off by around 85%, private jet flights have recovered to 74% of 2019 levels, according to WingX.
The National Business Aviation Association says it is moving forward on its NBAA-BACE conference scheduled for October 6-8 in Orlando
NetJets, Flexjet, and Qatar Executive have used NBAA to announce billion-dollar orders of new private jets
The National Business Aviation Association, the trade group representing various facets of the private jet industry, said it is moving forward with plans for its annual conference.
The event, which typically moves back-and-forth between Las Vegas and Orlando, is scheduled for Oct. 6, 7, and 8 in Florida this year.
The two largest players in fractional ownership of private jets saw significant growth in 2019
NetJets and Flexjet, the two largest players in the fractional ownership market, both recorded strong performances in 2019, measured by flight hours.
According to data released by Argus Traqpak, for the total fractional market, flights and flight hours grew 5.9% and 7.9% respectively, when compared to 2018.