Private Jet Charter: If the price is too good to be true, it might be

The recent JetLux indictment alleging over $2 million in credit card fraud may have been enabled by bargain hunting customers

Private jet charter brokers are often harangued for not having to disclose their mark-ups. The assertion is they are charging whatever the market will support, and savvy customers can negotiate better deals.

Several websites have launched in recent years connecting consumers directly with jet operators, ostensibly cutting out the middleman or at least the commissions. They claim to offer wholesale pricing making money via membership fees.

Of course, if you use them, you need to be experienced enough to know what questions you should be asking the operators to ferret out the flowers from the weeds.

Jet card discounts through Labor Day set by Airstream Jets

Jet card buyers can save up to $3,000 during the short-term sale

Airstream Jets has discounted its Gold and Silver Distance Cards through Sept. 2, 2019, in a short-term sale representing savings up to 3%.

The Distance Card is unique in using a mileage-based formula instead of the traditional hours-based approach meaning it’s possible to accurately budget your flying time.

The jet card deal offers two options to choose from: The Silver Jet Card with $25,000 of prepaid flying and Gold Jet Card with $100,000. Silver buyers save $500 while purchasing a Gold Distance Card means a $3,000 discount.

Air Charter Service expands its Los Angeles office

Thomas Howe Air Charter Service

The U.K.-based broker of jet cards and on-demand charter has been building its U.S. operations


High-speed rail may be in trouble in the Golden State but private jet travel continues to thrive. British jet card and charter broker Air Charter Service has invested further in its Los Angeles operation as it continues to expand its presence in California, the company said in a press release.

New private jet charter broker rules are backed by Sentient Jet

DOT private jet charter rules

The new rules require private jet charter brokers to disclose who is operating the flight and other key information to consumers

Directional Aviation Sentient Jet said it supports the newly established Air Charter Broker regulations established by the Department of Transportation, which set a new standard for best practices within the private aviation industry. Taking effect today, it’s the first-ever set of rules for brokers and mandates transparency.

Victor Releases Top Destinations And Departure Airports For 2016

 

London-based on-demand private jet charter broker Victor released a list of its top destinations and departure points for 2016. The company has been putting a push on expanding its U.S. operations and focuses its marketing its booking App.  

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