Skyjet rebrands, integrates with PrivateFly; Slashes Explorer membership price by 47%

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Through the end of April, the former Skyjet Explorer pay-as-you-go fixed rate jet card is being discounted to $5,000

Directional Aviation’s OneSky, which owns Flexjet and Sentient Jet, said it has merged its Skyjet brand into PrivateFly, which it had acquired last September. Skyjet was acquired by Directional in 2014 as part of Bombardier’s divestiture of its fractional share arm Flexjet. The Skyjet team is being merged into PrivateFly under Adam Twidell, the co-founder and CEO of PrivateFly.

These are the best jet cards for your European vacation

NetJets Europe jet card pricing

Several jet card programs offer fixed rates and guaranteed availability in both the U.S. and Europe

If you are planning to take a European vacation this summer, or perhaps you travel to Europe on business, several U.S. jet cards give you fixed rates and guaranteed availability on the other side of the pond.

European jet cards for the U.S.-based flier

While there are more providers that offer Europe-only solutions, if you are flying privately here in the U.S. sometimes it’s nice to have a one-size fits all option. To find those companies that can help you on both sides of the Atlantic, we scoured the Private Jet Card Comparisons database of over 50 providers and more than 300 programs.

JetSet Group launches CNBC campaign, 2 free hours jet card promotion

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The New York-based jet card brokers is reporting 32% sales growth

Powered by 32% growth year-over-year compared to 2018, New York-based jet card broker JetSet Group will launch an advertising campaign on CNBC starting tomorrow. Included will be digital advertising and sponsorship of its ticker.

Airstream Jets offering up to $2,500 off jet cards through end of March

Airstream Jets jet card pricing

The jet card broker bases flight charges by miles instead of hours

Through the end of March, new buyers can save $500 off Silver and $2,500 off a Gold Distance Card. Prices range between $9 and $24 per mile based on size of jet and distance traveled. For example, a small jet (four seats) is $12 per mile if you fly between 1,000 and 1,999 miles, so a 1,000-mile trek would cost $12,000.

Pricing the cost of a jet card

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When comparing the cost of jet cards, make sure you take a look at the fine print

Getting a fixed hourly price and guaranteed availability are two key advantages of buying a jet card over on-demand charter. However, what you see on jet card seller websites doesn’t always match what you are charged when you get your first invoice. Whether you subscribe to Private Jet Card Comparisons or not – for $250 it will save you hours of time and potentially thousands of dollars – I wanted to share some tips for what to look for.