The independent comparison guide covers over 100 jet card programs across 65 variables helping consumers choose the best program for their needs.
Following its launch in late April, Private Jet Card Comparisons recently surpassed 25,000 unique visitors. The site is the only independent buyer’s guide for private jet card programs comparing over 100 programs by 65 variables. So far, the website has received coverage in Barron’s, Conde Nast Traveler, Forbes, JustLuxe, Business Traveller, Luxury Daily, Corporate Jet Investor, Private Jet Podcast, Luxe Getaways, Girlahead, Navigator, and other leading media.
Private jet membership seller JetSmarter is launching more changes
JetSmarter continues to be in the news. On August 10, it put out a news release that it had obtained more funding. It still has not disclosed how much new money it raised, however, in what appears to be a communication to members published on the website Flyertalk, the jet membership seller laid out some significant changes.
The private jet membership marketer says it will use the money to expand routes and add flights
JetSmarter Inc. announced today it has raised its first institutional capital. The investment will be anchored by lead sponsor, Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. and include participation from Leucadia National Corporation existing investors. Financial terms were not disclosed, according to a press release.
What’s the true price for the jet membership provider’s new shared charter service?
On Tuesday, as Private Jet Card Comparisons reported, JetSmarter announced it was launching SHAREDCHARTER, a new way for its community of 10,000 private jet travelers to dip into the sharing economy and fly more for less. The press release and a video by its founder and CEO Sergey Petrossov are big on promises and short on details, something that has become their hallmark.
In another blow to the private jet share social network, JetSmarter lost its home rental partner and board member Bradley Stewart, the CEO of XOJET
So the news about JetSmarter this week is that its short-lived entry into enticing its members to also rent homes through ThirdHome, announced Feb. 27, is kaput. By the way, there’s more big news coming next week, but we’ll get to that later.
JetSmarter has been named in a class action lawsuit filed June 20 in the Southern District Court of Florida. It marks yet another challenge for the Ft. Lauderdale-based private jet membership program that shot into the spotlight with flashy celebrity marketing, including a tweet from Kim Kardashian.