Business aviation provides companies big returns and Jet Cards are an easy way to access private travel with high levels of control and accountability
Users of private aviation know first hand how it can boost business. No Plane, No Gain is an industry organization supported by both the National Business Aviation Association and General Aviation Manufacturers Association and has gain supporters from a wide range of private jet users, including CEOs of major private and public companies. High profile endorsers have ranged from Neil Armstrong and Arnold Palmer to Warren Buffett.
If you think private jets are just for big companies and the super rich, you’re wrong. Jet Cards enable even smaller companies to access private aviation
Business aviation employs over one million jobs in the U.S. spread over all 50 states. The result is over $200 billion in economic activity. But you don’t have to be a Fortune 500 company to gain the benefits of private aviation, according to research sponsored by No Plane No Gain, an advocacy group coordinated by the National Business Aviation Association and General Aviation Manufacturers Association.
The private aviation industry is reacting to expected damages from the alternately named Schumer and Trump Shutdown which is closing large parts of the U.S. government
Following up on a plea by National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) CEO Ed Bolen outlining the economic damage to business aviation and the economy from the government shutdown, six leaders in general aviation (GA) today sent a letter to Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao calling for reopening the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) United States Aircraft Registry. The NBAA and fellow GA groups argued that the U.S. Registry performs essential functions for safety, security and fulfilling international aviation treaties. A copy of the full letter in its entirety is at the end of this post.
Private aviation may feel the impact of a continued government shutdown NBAA CEO Ed Bolen said in a statement
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen on Friday warned Washington policymakers that the government shutdown could have serious repercussions for a vital American industry: general aviation.
Jet Cards are popular with companies that want to obtain the benefits of private aviation and be able to carefully budget total spending and costs per trip.
It might surprise you that it is estimated around 50% of Jet Card flying is for business. While Jet Cards are popular with families and executives who fly by company jet, but need a personal private travel solution, the Jet Card is also ideal for companies. Many Jet Cards provide guaranteed hourly rates, and one-way rates, meaning no ferry fees. Both features mean that it is easier to budget trips. Jet Cards also provide the ability to quickly take advantage of opportunities that pop up without having to worry about transferring funds, but because they are purchased in fix amounts, give your CFO and COO budget control.