JetSuite grounds fleet amid COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis

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Private jet charter operator JetSuite has grounded its fleet of Embraer Phenom 300s and 100s

Sister JSX is continuing a reduced schedule of flights between private jet terminals

Private jet charter operator JetSuite, which sells Phenom 300 jet cards, is halting operations. The move reflects a steep dive in private travel from the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. Closure of many hotels and resorts has meant aside from second homes and emergencies, there are few places to travel.

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JetSuite is repositioning itself as a premium light jet experience, including guaranteed availability, fixed hourly rates and now helicopter transfers via Blade and integrated, full luxury travel agency services through a partnership with Embark Beyond

Editor’s Note: Updated on September 16, 2019

Entering its second decade, JetSuite’s is repositioning itself to offer a premium light jet experience, including guaranteed availability, fixed hourly rates and now helicopter transfers via Blade and integrated, full luxury travel agency services for its SuiteKey members and on-demand charter customers through a partnership with Embark Beyond.

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JetSuite, which recently added guaranteed availability and fixed national rates for its owned fleet of Embraer Phenom 100s and 300s, is getting ready to celebrate its 10th anniversary next year by launching an end of the year promotion where buyer’s of its Founder ($500,000) and Chairman Level ($250,000) SuiteKey jet card programs can earn two or one $10,000 jet card respectively.

JetSuite and JSX

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Dallas, Texas-based JetSuite previously offered jet cards aboard a fleet of Phenom 300 and 100 aircraft. It also offers JSX (formerly JetSuiteX) single-seat service aboard converted Embraer E135 and E145 regional jets, mainly in the western U.S. As of April 2020, JetSuite had suspended operations and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. However, in September, its reorganization plan was approved, and it says it plans to restart Part 135 charter operations in the future. It currently has three Phenom 100s. In the meantime, JSX has been expanding adding Dallas, seasonal flights to Destin, Florida and increasing service to Las Vegas.

JetSuite Jet Card Overview

When was JetSuite founded?

2009

Who owns JetSuite?

Privately held. JetBlue and Qatar Airways are investors

Who is the CEO of JetSuite?

Alex Wilcox

How are JetSuite aircraft sourced?

Its own fleet Phenom 100s

What are JetSuite’s initiation and membership fees?

There are no initiation or membership fees

What is JetSuite’s entry-level program?

Its SuiteKey programs begins at $100,000. The program is not being offered.

Does JetSuite provide guaranteed availability?

Yes

Is the hourly rate guaranteed?

Yes

Can jet card holders/members use multiple aircraft at the same time?

Based on availability

Where is JetSuite’s headquarters?

Dallas, Texas

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