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Private Jet Card Comparisons has added five new jet card providers to its comparisons which compare over 250 programs by more than 65 variables from pricing to aircraft and pilot sourcing standards. Barron’s has described the website as the Kelley Blue Book for consumers who want to know before they buy. The new providers are DashJet, GrandView Aviation, Jet Logic, LunaJets, and Outlier Jets. Each company has completed the comprehensive spreadsheet detailing policies and pricing of their programs, available to paid subscribers.
Iowa-based DashJet represents the continued growth in jet card offerings, including some innovative twists
Iowa-based DashJet earlier this year quietly launched a jet card program. It shares common ownership with Exec 1 Aviation, so it represents the continued interest in operators to get into the jet card game. And despite its Midwestern base, the company is selling a national program. Its take is to strip out some of those annoying surcharges like taxi time and price others such as fees to Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean at cost.
With the purchase of a 50-hour membership on a super-mid or heavy aircraft by the end of the year, new members will have their choice of hospitality at the Super Bowl, Masters or Kentucky Derby
In an effort to expand its experiential offerings, jet card broker Magellan Jets is offering new members their choice of any of hospitality packages to three of the biggest sporting events in 2019 to be included as a gift. Recently it added a partnership with St. Barth properties and Worth Avenue Yachts. Now, with the purchase of a 50-hour membership on a super-midsize or heavy aircraft, members can choose one three VIP sporting events packages. All packages are for two guests and subject to availability at the time of booking. Additional tickets are available upon request.
The jet card broker continues to have a major focus on sponsorships around world-class horse racing
Directional Aviation’s Sentient Jet said today it will continue as the Official Private Aviation Partner of the 35th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. The Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships. The Breeders’ Cup also administers the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The 2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 14 races (13 Grade 1 events) with purses and awards totaling more than $30 million, will be held November 2-3 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., and will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group.
One benefit of flying privately is the ability to access alternate airports during bad weather
Winter weather in the mountains can mean airport closings and delays. Jet card and on-demand charter broker Magellan Jets says one benefit of flying privately to your ski vacation means while commercial fliers see their trips canceled, there’s always a backup plan with private jets. It says, “The Magellan Jets team is always prepared to give our clients up to the minute notifications when and if your flight’s plans must change due to weather at any of these airports.” Recently it outlined U.S. destinations most likely to be impacted by extreme weather and best alternate airports.