Air Partner targets new and NetJets flyers with expanding jet cards

Air Partner Hybrid Card

The diversified aviation services provider is targeting newcomers and NetJets leavers with new jet card offerings in Europe

Air Partner, which offers jet cards both in the U.S. and Europe, has launched two new private jet membership programs in Europe. One is targeted at new to private aviation flyers. The other, which debuted earlier this year, is designed to counter private jet leader NetJets.

NetJets sets hourly rates for carbon offsets in global sustainability push

NetJets sustainability

Worldwide private jet leader NetJets has launched an umbrella campaign for its initiatives to reduce carbon footprint, including increasing awareness on how its customers can participate

While NetJets has long had many initiatives around reducing carbon footprint, today, it is launching an umbrella program around three key points of focus. It is also for the first time publishing on its consumer website the cost to buy carbon offsets and now will highlight the offset options in all proposals to both individual and corporate customers.

PrivateFly launches Directional Aviation into Europe’s jet card market

PrivateFly Jet Card

A week after the parent of Flexjet and Sentient Jet debuted a new U.S. on-demand charter brand, PrivateFly is bringing the company’s first fixed-rate, guaranteed availability private jet membership to Europe

Buoyed by requests from ad hoc charter customers and newcomers to private aviation, PrivateFly is launching a fixed-rate, guaranteed availability jet card.

For parent Directional Aviation, it now joins NetJets, Vista Global’s VistaJet and XO, Air Partner, and Air Charter Service with fixed-rate card programs on both sides of the Atlantic.

GlobeAir reports a record-busting July for private jet flights in Europe

GlobeAir private jet charter operator

Very Light Jet operator GlobeAir says year-over-year flights in July were up 8.6% with net sales jumping 11.3%

GlobeAir is adding to the good news coming from Europe. Last week NetJets announced it was hiring back furloughed pilots at its subsidiary there. It also said it was reversing plans to ground some of its European fleet there it had designated for retirement.

NetJets reboots Europe; plans to add 60 private jets

NetJets expands in San Jose, Denver

The largest private jet operator in the world is taking a bullish approach towards the demand for private jet travel in a COVID-19 world

After taking a cautious approach at the beginning of the current COVID-19 pandemic, NetJets has turned into a bull.

In an email to customers today, NetJets president Patrick Gallagher wrote, “Private aviation fared much better and has rebounded faster, though it is not yet back to pre-pandemic levels.”

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