Private Jet deliveries see big gains in 2019

New private jet deliveries 2009 to 2019

Business Jet delivers reached their highest total since 2009, according to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association

Many of the new aircraft will find their way to both fleet and fractional operators providing access to shareowners and jet card customers

Glory days, well, they’ll pass you by

Glory days, in the wink of a young girl’s eye

– Bruce Springstein

No doubt, many of those involved in manufacturing private jets recall fondly 2008. That’s when the industry delivered 1,317 new business jets. It was an increase from 2007’s then-record mark of 1,137 new private jets delivered. That busted the 2006 numbers, also a then-record of 887 units delivered.

With the Great Recession, deliveries of new private jets dropped to 874 units in 2009, even more to 767 in 2010, then 696 in 2011, before bottoming out in 2012 at 672 aircraft.

Magellan offers the gift of private jet flights for the holidays

The jet card broker is making it a December to remember with its private jet gift box

Boston-based jet card and private jet charter broker Magellan Jets, which has in the past promoted jet cards for college tours, this holiday is suggesting giving private jet travel as the perfect stocking stuffer.

Unlike the iconic “December to Remember” marketing campaign (below) from Lexus, the give of private jet flying will fit in your living room but take you to 40,000 feet. 

Magellan Jets’ president Anthony Tivnan on how to Elevate a jet card program

Boston-based jet card broker Magellan Jets remade its program earlier this year eliminating peak day surcharges and adding the Embraer Phenom 300

In early May Magellan Jets surprised some in the industry when it re-launched its jet card program mid-year. Its new Elevate program includes a 30-day trial period that doesn’t start until after your first flight.

Magellan Jets eliminates peak-day surcharges as it re-launches its jet card program with a money back guarantee

Magellan Jets

Elevate by Magellan eliminates peak-day surcharges, allows no fee interchange, expands service area, and lowers daily minimums

Boston based Magellan Jets is ditching its Bespoke membership program and launching a new jet card under the banner of Elevate by Magellan. The new jet card, which is being rolled out this week, addresses what its president Anthony Tivnan says are shortcomings with many current market offerings.

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