NetJets excludes peak day jet card flights, halts Classic card sales

NetJets Fleet

As flying hits record levels, NetJets is pulling back on its jet card program, eliminating peak day flights on its Elite cards and suspending sales of its Classic jet cards

After telling customers it is hitting record flight levels, NetJets is now pulling back on its jet card program, at least for the time being.

NetJets to take over 50 new private jets in 2021, says flying at record levels

NetJets Bombardier Global Express

The world’s largest private jet operator – NetJets – says flying is now at record levels and it will take delivery of over 50 new private jets this year

While rivals Flexjet and Jet Edge are moving to challenge NetJets with varied strategies, the market leader shows no signs of letting up. In a letter to customers, NetJets president Patrick Gallagher wrote the Berkshire Hathaway-owned fractional and jet card provider would take delivery of over 50 factory-new aircraft this year.

Jet Edge is targeting NetJets owners with $150 million from KKR

Jet Edge private jets

Jet Edge is rolling out its AdvantEdge aircraft management program nationally, including a tier specifically targeting fractional shareowners

Los Angeles-based Jet Edge plans to shake up the world of aircraft management, which it claims “lacks innovation.” Its rebranded AdvantEdge program, relaunched this morning, will fly on the back of a $150 million credit facility from KKR.

Flexjet, Sentient parent OneSky orders 200 Embraer Eve eVTOLs

Eve eVTOL

The order follows Directional Aviation’s purchase of helicopter operators Associated Aircraft Group (AAG) and Halo Aviation, Ltd., both being rebranded as Halo

Flexjet and Sentient Jet customers could see benefits from Directional’s vertical strategy by the Fall

This morning, Directional Aviation’s OneSky Flight unit said it had ordered 200 eVTOLs from Embraer-backed Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions. It continues a longstanding partnership with the Brazilian OEM. Flexjet uses the Phenom 300 as its light jet option. It has made the Praetor 500 and 600 the core of its midsize and super-midsize fleet.

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