Of more than three million private flights in North America last year, the single-engine Pilatus PC-12 used by Surf Air, Nicholas Air and PlaneSense was the most popular
Turboprops rule! At least when it comes to which makes are the most popular with private flyers. According to just-released research from TRAQPak, there were 226,378 flights with the single-engine Pilatus PC-12 making it not only the most popular aircraft in its category (see below), but also the most favored airplane among Bizav users.
Sentient, like several other Jet Card sellers, is amping up the VIP quotient for its customers who will be watching the Patriots battle the Eagles
While it may not be a question of which team Sentient executives will be rooting for on Sunday – the company is based outside Boston – its 150 customers who will be flying to Minneapolis will be getting red carpet treatment regardless of their favorite team. Via its partnership with Primesport, a leader in VIP hospitality, Sentient Cardholders have access to a dedicated concierge for ticket bookings, complimentary ticket upgrades, and access to private celebrity meet and greets. The company also assists Sentient customers in securing hotel reservations and with on the ground staff.
Over 1,000 private jets are expected to land in Minneapolis for Super Bowl LII and providers are rolling out the red carpet for their customers
Jet Card seller Air Partner is using its partnership with travel agency and concierge service Quintessentially to offer clients and late planners the ability to see Super Bowl LII in style.
From big players such as Warren Buffett’s NetJets, the largest operator of private jets in the world, to boutique brokers, the number of companies selling Jet Cards has grown more than 100% in the past decade
In the past 10 years the number of companies selling jet cards has more than doubled. Perhaps that’s because once you find a program that fits your unique flying needs, jet cards make private flying easy – as little as one phone call or tapping your app. Private Jet Card Comparisons provides detailed comparisons of more than 250 jet card programs by over 65 variables, each of which may influence the offering that is best for you.
NetJets fractional owners and jet card customers won’t have to jam in with other private jet users when arriving and departing Minneapolis for the Big Game
With a cold weather location for Super Bowl LII, private jet traffic is likely to have shorter but much busier pre-and post-game peaks. Even during warm weather versions of the Big Game, FBOs are normally crowded with over 1,000 private jets and as many as 10,000 guests transiting through the private jet terminals. To make sure its customers have an exclusive experience, NetJets, which is expecting some 250 flights for the event, announced they are taking over an FBO for the use of their fractional owners and jet card customers only.
The fractional share and jet card seller has long been a major sponsor of major athletes and sporting events
NetJets sponsors a multitude of high-end athletes and maintains sponsorships with the PGA, over 30 tour pro golfers, and even its hometown hockey team in Columbus, Ohio. Now the largest private jet operator in the world is going horses so to speak by adding the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) plus the Global Dressage Festival and the International Polo Club to its sponsorships.