NetJets, Wheels Up, Flexjet, and Vista Global’s XOJET lead the list of Biggest U.S. Private Jet Operators

Largest Private Jet Airlines

Despite consolidation, the 25 largest Part 135 and 91K operators account for only 25% of the U.S. private jet market

Why you won’t find Wheels Up when you look at lists of private aviation operators

Sizing the U.S. private jet market between Part 91, Part 91K fractional and Part 135 charter operators

8 of the 10 largest companies are led by the founder or family member

Here’s a big difference between the private jet market and the airlines. Just 10 airlines account for 90% of the domestic market for scheduled passenger traffic. Four companies – Delta Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, and Southwest Airlines – are responsible for two-thirds of U.S. flights.

Despite consolidation, business aviation remains fragmented. An analysis by Private Jet Card Comparisons of various reports from Argus TRAQPak and other data shows the 25 largest operators of charter and fractional fleets together account for just 25% of all U.S. flying.

Concord Private Jets gives preferred payment terms to JetSuite cardmembers

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SuiteKey members can join Concord’s jet card program with a reduced deposit of $25,000

Long Island, New York-based private jet card broker Concord Private Jets is offering JetSuite customers preferred payment terms.

Concord Private Jets rates were already among the lowest in the industry at $4,300 per hour for light jets, $,5400 for midsize, and $6,750 for super-midsize aircraft.

Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec fronts OneFlight International

Robert Herjavec private jet Shark Tank

The Canadian entrepreneur is touting OneFlight’s BAJit booking app

Robert Herjavec, best known for his role as an investor on ABC’ Shark Tank, is now singing the praises of Denver-based ONEFlight International.

In the 30-second ads, the founder and CEO of Herjavec Group extols the virtues of OneFlight’s Book A Jet system, which goes by BAJit.

Tradewind Aviation launches a Pilatus PC-12 jet card

The Goodspeed jet card is on its Pilatus PC-12 fleet with a service area covering the Northeastern U.S. and Caribbean

Tradewind Aviation, an operator of both private charter and by-the-seat semiprivate charter flights, is launching its first jet card program under the name Goodspeed across its fleet of 23 Pilatus PC-12 aircraft.

Targeting business travelers hopping from one meeting to the next and leisure travelers headed for vacation homes or weekend getaways, and families with children participating in traveling sports leagues, Goodspeed offers fixed-rate, one-way pricing so you don’t pay for repositioning flights.

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