The jet card broker is following the trend to attract new fliers by lowering the price of entry
A year after relaunching its jet card program under the Elevate brand, Boston-based Magellan Jets is doing away with the name, keeping many of the good changes, and seemingly adding more. It’s also launching two pay-as-you-go membership options.
Comparing Jet Card website or brochure hourly rates won’t tell you how much your fights will actually cost
How much will my private jet flight cost?
Here’s what you need to know about actual flight pricing when buying private jet membership programs
Welcome to Jet Card Pricing 101. Pull up a chair and give me 10 minutes. Get ready to look at a bunch of numbers and tables. It might be a bit confusing, It might border on dull. However, it will likely save you tens of thousands of dollars on your private flights each year.
The new program has a fee of $50,000 and then pay-as-you-go instead of full funding upfront
Alliance Aviation, the start-up founded by former Dumont Aviation executives, has launched a new jet card offering.
The CARES Pay-As-You-Go Jet Card requires a non-refundable $50,000 deposit. For the first 25 hours, you pay $2,995 per hour on a light jet. For hours 26 to 50, you then pay $3,995 per hour. Aircraft include Hawker 400XPs or larger.
When it comes to rules, for Air Partner, jet cards are meant to be customized
Private jet travel is just 18% of Air Partner’s diversified business, which includes large group charter, cargo, and aviation safety-related consulting
Air Partner recently completed a complex Coronavirus emergency evacuation flight from Japan to the U.K.
U.K.-based Air Partner has long had one of the better jet
card programs, or as it calls it, JetCard. That’s based on the published rules.
But, that’s not where it ends.
But before we look at what’s off the menu, let’s quickly recap its North America-based program as is.
A flexible jet card
The starting point to buy is just 10 hours, compared to 25
hours for many providers.