Germs On A Plane: Don’t read this unless you can afford to fly by private jet

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Private jet companies say the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic has generated first-time customers. They may return due to health safety concerns…

It’s not just avoiding fellow passengers in confined spaces of airport terminals and airplanes

A CBC report found nearly half of the surfaces swabbed on airline flights contained levels of bacteria or yeast and mold that could put a person at risk for infection

With no cure or vaccine for the COVID-19 Coronavirus, the private jet industry is expecting (or hoping for) an influx of new customers when the stay-at-home orders expire and hotels and resorts reopen.

Right now many private jet users are grounded with no place to go. However, they apparently want to get back in the air. Research by Private Jet Card Comparisons shows only 3% of subscribers have canceled summer vacations with no plans to reschedule. It’s also expected those who can afford it, will want to maximize their social distancing while traveling for the foreseeable future.

According to Thrillist, “Airplanes are notorious for being giant flying petri dishes. The rush to turn flights around in mere moments, day in and day out, makes them akin to a bath towel you always air-dry but never wash.”

Private aviation is forecast to be down close to 70% this month. Still, that number cloaks a significant portion of flying since the COVID-19 outbreak has been by new customers relocating to second homes or evacuating family members.

Private Jet Card Comparisons donating to Feed America’s COVID-19 Coronavirus Relief

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The only comprehensive buyer’s guide to jet card programs is giving $75 from every subscription to help those in need

Private aviation membership guide Private Jet Card Comparisons is donating a portion of every subscription to Feeding America’s COVID-19 Fund.

The only unbiased guide to private aviation programs, Private jet Card Comparisons enables users to find the best match based on their unique flying needs.

Private Jet Card Comparisons honors Veterans

Homes For Our Troops

The only independent and comprehensive buyer’s guide to jet cards and private aviation solutions is donating $75 to Veterans from any renewals and new subscriptions

After supporting Homes For Our Troops last year, I am happy to let you know we are once again trying to do a small part to support and honor our Veterans who make everything we enjoy possible.

If you subscribe or renew your subscription to Private Jet Card Comparisons today or tomorrow (Nov. 11 and 12, 2019), we will donate $75 to Homes For Our Troops.

Last year we donated $50 per subscription, but it’s always a good idea to up your game!

The 2019 edition of Private Jet Card Comparisons is now Live!

With more than 50 providers and over 300 jet card programs, the 2019 guide to jet cards features several important time-saving improvements

 

From the Editor

 

The third edition of Private Jet Card Comparisons, this one for 2019, is now live and available for paid subscribers. The completely updated version features more important details that you can’t get from the websites of most providers, and for the first time ever features a price comparison tool. It brings eight providers that have launched guaranteed availability, fixed-rate jet cards since the beginning of 2018, including four new to this year’s guide (We included the others when they launched, part of our mission to keep the guide updated throughout the year). This year’s version represents the culmination of a project that began in the beginning of August and wasn’t completed until about sometime in the second half of last night’s National Championship Game between Alabama and Clemson.

Private Jet Card Comparisons named to “Best Business Ideas” list

An accidental success, Wise Bread has ranked Private Jet Card Comparisons as #8 on its list of “15 Crazy Money-Making Ideas That Actually Worked”

 

Yes, Private Jet Card Comparisons was an accident. It came as a result of research we were doing for a Forbes.com story on jet cards. Not content to just cover the first five or six companies we found, we were intrigued as we found more and more jet card sellers. We were intrigued because the private aviation segment was still in a funk. Deliveries of new jets were stagnant. Inventory of old aircraft was at a record high. The number of fractional share sellers was declining to less than a handful, and here we were finding the number of jet card providers had more than doubled since the Great Recession. Today there are more than 250 jet card programs for consumers to choose from.

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