Needy sellers of used private jets are out there, but it’s unclear who they are
Long-range private jets provide the most opportunities, says one expert
During a Corporate Jet Investor virtual town hall meeting on aircraft transactions today, industry executives from around the world said uncertainty in both the economy and business aviation is providing opportunities for buyers. However, where they are, isn’t necessarily clear. And getting a deal done has plenty of hurdles.
U.S. private jet charters are holding up better than Europe
Air Partner says cargo and repatriation charters are helping offset drops in private jet charter and jet card revenues
Private jet charter, jet card broker and aviation services provider Air Partner provided an update on trading this morning. It covers its new financial year which began February 1, 2020.
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 buyers can save up to $3,000 during the short-term
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.