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 Linx offers a pay-as-you-go managed fleet jet card program around specific base markets
Omaha, Nebraska-based Jet Linx said it has obtained the highest level of re-certification from the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO), the benchmark of professionalism and standardization for the conduct of flight operations departments. It marked the fourth consecutive year.
The management fleet jet card provider is increasing its entry price by $50,000
Delta Private Jets (DPJ) has increased its entry-level program to $150,000 from $100,000 we have confirmed. From what we’ve seen hourly rates are increasing too, as is the segment minimum from 60 to 72 minutes, although it looks like the standard 12 minutes of taxi time is now part of that calculation. It also appears surcharges for international flights are on the way up. We’re waiting to get all the details but wanted to give you the heads up.
IS-BAO promotes “high quality operating practices” for private aviation. Below is the list of over 700 IS-BAO registered business aircraft operators updated October 2017
International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) is designed to promote use of high quality operating practices for international business aircraft operations by establishing a framework for effective safety and operational processes, providing tools to perform gap analyses to facilitate the implementation of best practices and delivering a Safety Management System appropriate to the profile of the particular private aviation operator.
Tulsa, Oklahoma-based Omni Air Transport has added three aircraft to its fleet, including a 2016 Learjet 75 and a pair of Learjet 40XRs. The operator is ARGUS Platinum, Wyvern Wingman and IS-BAO. Its Skypass program enables customers to pre-purchase $100,000 of travel to be used during a 12-month period. Payments in Skypass are refundable, can be rolled over and offer discounted rates.