The share of flight hours by fractional and charter operators continued its decade long climb, accounting for 54.3% of 2021 North American private jet flight hours, up from 43.7% in 2012
Part 135 and 91k operators in North America – shared jets – clocked a record 2,699,184 flight hours in 2021, a 64% increase from 2020 and 24% above 2019, according to Argus TraqPak.
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Charter brokers are navigating new rules of engagement for sourcing your private charter flights. It impacts what you pay and how you fly
Brokers who sell on-demand private jet charter flights say it’s not just availability and price that’s an issue. Record demand has changed the ways jet owners and the operators who manage their aircraft and sell charter flights are working.
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FlyExclusive, Solairus, Airshare, Nicholas Air gain on Top 135/91K operators list
NetJets, Flexjet, Wheels Up, Vista Global, and Jet Linx continue at the top of the leaderboard as FlyExclusive jumps from #8 to #5
Analyzing the latest data from Argus TraqPak from the first six months of 2021, there is no change in ranking the four largest private jet providers.
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If your jet charter broker doesn’t provide the operator when you sign the charter contract, you are entitled to a refund when that information is given
The U.S. Transportation Department has clarified the now two-year-old rules covering disclosures required by private jet charter brokers. The response to an inquiry by the National Business Aviation Association underscores consumer rights. At the same time, it affirms brokers are allowed to contract with consumers before securing an operator.
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