The future of Jet Cards: You can’t always get what you want

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Jet cards 2.0: As Mick Jagger advises, “You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you get what you need”

Barring some calamity that sends demand for private jet travel into a downward spiral, jet cards and memberships will look very different. You already see the ghost of jet cards’ future via recent changes.

How Jet Card rules and rates are changing

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Jet card providers have been reworking their programs to adapt to record demand and the new realities of sourcing private jets for clients

As demand for private jet travel continues unabated, the industry has been struggling to keep up. The result is jet card providers have been reworking their programs to adapt to these new realities. You can read our company-by-company overview of changes here.

A-to-Z recent jet card and jet membership changes cheat sheet

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In case you don’t read emails from your jet card company, here is our recap changes programs have been making in recent months

As private jet flying has reached record levels, capacity is being stretched. Providers are trying to line up more capacity. However, jet card rates, which in the past hadn’t changed for years at a time, have been on the rise. The midyear timing speaks to what’s happening in the market.

Despite spiking demand, jet card pricing is holding steady

Hourly rates for guaranteed availability jet cards with fixed pricing increased just 0.1% since May

With record demand and tight supply, jet cards with fixed rates and guaranteed availability could prove more attractive to those of you who charter on a flight-by-flight basis.

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