Private jet fractional ownership continues to be dominated by NetJets and Flexjet
Argus TRAQPak’s annual business review of private jet
fractional ownership operators in North America shows from the handful of players, NetJets and Flexjet continue to dominate. Together, the top two players control 85.8% of the market based on flight hours.
The two largest players in fractional ownership of private jets saw significant growth in 2019
NetJets and Flexjet, the two largest players in the fractional ownership market, both recorded strong performances in 2019, measured by flight hours.
According to data released by Argus Traqpak, for the total fractional market, flights and flight hours grew 5.9% and 7.9% respectively, when compared to 2018.
Pilatus PC-12 profile, including current pricing, manufacturing dates, cabin size and passenger capacity, range, speed, baggage space, fractional ownership and jet card options
Pilatus PC-12 Facts
Called the “Swiss Army knife of the skies” for its durability, reliability, and flexibility, the Swiss-made PC-12 can land on grass strips and features a rear cabin cargo door.
PlaneSense, Nicholas Air and Tradewind Aviation have all helped popularize the PC-12 in the fractional and jet card market.
A large cargo door in the rear passenger cabin allows quick conversion from passengers, plus the ability to easily load oversize baggage, including skis.
Production Start: 1995
Production Ends: In Production
Pilatus PC-12 Related Models
Related PC-12 models include the PC-12 NG and PC-12 NGX. The PC-24 is the first jet from Pilatus.
Turboprop – Turbojet – Single Engine
As of November 2019, Amstat lists 766 Pilatus PC-12s and 775 PC-12 NGs
PC-12 Cabin Size and Passengers
The Pilatus PC-12 seen above in PlaneSense’s six-seat configuration
Height: 4 ft 10 in
Width: 5 ft
Length: 16 ft 11 in
Seating Capacity: 6 to 9
Normal: 1,309 nm
Maximum: 1,635 nm
Maximum Cruise Speed: 370 mph
Varies by configuration. The PC-12 has a 4.4 ft wide x 4.5 ft high rear cargo door.
Fractional Ownership – Yes
Dedicated Jet Card – Yes
Used PC-12s are listed starting at approximately $2.1 million
Pilatus models currently in production
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