Jet charter broker Victor names Joe Cohen as new CEO

Consumer tech executive Joe Cohen replaces founder Clive Jackson who is now CEO of Alyssum Group, a recently formed holding company that is Victor’s parent

 

Online focused private jet charter broker Victor has appointed Joe Cohen as CEO. According to a press release, he is tasked with accelerating the company’s growth and leading its aspirations to become a global player. The company is based in London and has been building its U.S. profile over the last several years. 

Private Jet Card Comparisons is donating $50 for every subscription through Father’s Day to Homes For Our Troops

Over 90% of donations to Homes For Our Troops go to its mission of building and donating specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely injured post-9/11 Veterans, to enable them to rebuild their lives

 

After learning about Homes For Our Troops through Sentient Jet’s sponsorship of Combatant at the Kentucky Derby, I thought, wow what a great cause: “To build and donate specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely injured post-9/11 Veterans, to enable them to rebuild their lives.” I did write up a short piece for this website, and then of course, did nothing else. 

Large jet on-demand charter and jet card flights jump 11.8% in April

Part 91 flying saw a 4.1% increase, followed by a 1.3% gain for Part 135 (jet cards and on-demand charter) and 0.6% for fractional ownership programs

 

ARGUS International’s TRAQPak monthly report showed a 2.6% year over year gain in terms of flight activity powered by an 11.8% increase in Part 134 large jet flights. Part 135 represents flying through jet card programs and on-demand charter. In terms of fractional ownership, Midsize jets saw a 7.9% boost, however large jet flights dropped by 19.9%. TRAQPak didn’t provide any commentary for what drove the numbers. 

These jet cards have the lowest prices

If you aren’t sure you will need 25 hours over the next two years these programs, which start at five hours and $15,000, are an alternative to on-demand private jet charter

 

Jet cards are the hot spot of private aviation bridging the gap between on-demand charter and fractional or full aircraft ownership. Jet cards make flying easy with one call or some taps on your smartphone to arrange your flight. Many programs have guaranteed availability with one-way fixed rates so you know what you will be paying ahead of the time. You also don’t have to pay for positioning flights. Lead time to make a reservation can be as little as eight hours and unlike charter, you may be able to cancel within hours of your flight with no penalty. 

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