While many private jet companies are investing and promoting apps where customers can request and book private jet charters or book flights in jet card programs, the CEO of Air Partner says people do a better job than technology.
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To encourage voting in its annual Telegraph Travel Awards the newspaper is offering a full year of private jet travel via two JetSmarter SMART memberships. It also includes a roundtrip for two people on the private jet provider’s weekly London-New York shuttle. To be eligible, you will have to be a resident of the U.K. or the Channel Islands. The SMART membership provides for free shuttle flights under three hours. There are some 20 other luxury vacation prizes as well.
JetSmarter has launched a new program offering corporate memberships. The new membership option allows companies to sign up multiple employees with access to JetSmarter’s services for a single monthly fee.
Several private jet operators are saying the possible laptop ban for transatlantic flights is unlikely to spur much incremental business. One-way flights between the U.S. and Europe to charter an entire plane runs $60,000 to $100,000.
Online on-demand private jet charter broker Stratajet, which launched last year, was honored by The Sapphire Pegasus Awards for outstanding performance by companies or individuals in business aviation.
Coachella is attracting private jets big league in 2017, according to a report by website Quartz. It reports XOJET flights are up 40% to three desert area airports, and XOJET was not alone.