Is Sentient Jet launching a jet card in Europe?

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The originator of the jet card already offers fixed rates in Europe for U.S. customers

During the Corporate Jet Investor conference taking place this week in London, Boston-based Sentient Jet offered a tweet hinting at something.

It read, “Sentient Jet in Europe? Hmm…”

So is Sentient Jet planning to launch a jet card for customers in Europe?

Air Charter Service revamps carbon offset program

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The private jet charter broker analyzed aircraft fuel burn rates and route distances for 8,000 of its flights over the past two years, compared to the selling price of each charter

U.K.-based Air Charter Service, which offers fixed-rate, guaranteed availability for both the U.S. and Europe, is revamping its carbon offset strategy.

The new program started the beginning of the month for all its private jet flights. On March 1 it will be available for commercial airliner charters.

Buying a Jet Card: What to know before you call

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Taking a few minutes to assess your needs before contacting jet card providers will help them help you

Jet cards make private jet charter easy. Many cards offer fixed rates and guaranteed availability.

That means as long as you call, email, text or tap your app based on the rules of your program, you know what you will be paying in advance.

By far, most complaints I get are from buyers who didn’t do proper research or hadn’t thoroughly considered their needs before buying

That said, everyone’s needs are slightly different.

To get the best assistance, I recommend considering the following before you call or request information.

PrivateFly releases 2019 Private Jet Charter Trends report

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Despite one charter from booking to take off in 16 minutes, lead time for private jet charter flights actually increased

Private jet rental broker PrivateFly has updated its quarterly reports with an annual recap of trends and milestones for 2019.

Of note, it recorded its fastest-ever ‘go now’ flight – just 16 minutes from inquiry to take-off for a client flying from New York to Nashville.

Victor Alto members gain private jet charter discounts from car rentals, luxury travel and menswear purchases

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The U.K.-based charter broker is expanding its private jet frequent flyer program enabling members to earn points from new lifestyle partners

Online led private jet charter broker Victor has launched Alto Partners with a collection of lifestyle brand partners.

The new alliances enable you to gain discounts on private jet flights when you book car rentals, luxury vacations, and purchase high-end menswear.

Jet Edge acquires Jet Select marking more consolidation

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Jet Edge’s deal for JetSelect brings an 85 strong fleet mainly focused on large-cabin and super-midsize private jets

The merger may mean better terms for large cabin and super-midsize jet card offerings

The old year ended with Delta Air Lines announcing it was merging Delta Private Jets into Wheels Up. When the deal closes, it becomes Wheels Up’s largest shareholder creating a fleet of over 180 aircraft, mainly King Air, light and midsize aircraft.

The new year begins with Jet Edge International, a major player in large-cabin private jets, acquiring JetSelect Aviation. The deal creates a fleet of 85 aircraft.

Last February, Jet Edge announced it had raised $60 million to fund expansion and acquisitions.

Private Jet Card Comparisons publishes A to Z list of Part 135 charter operators

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There are 1,929 operators of private jets, turboprops, piston aircraft, and helicopters authorized by the FAA to conduct commercial flights for hire under Part 135

How do you ensure that the operator who is flying you is authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct charter flights for hire?

Private Jet Card Comparisons has published the most recent list from the FAA in an easy-to-scan A to Z format.

You can view the list here.

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