Global business aviation is down 58% so far in May compared to a 70% drop in April, according to WingX
Palm Beach International is the world’s busiest airport so far in May
Light Jets and Turboprops are leading the recovery
The glass is getting closer to being half full in business aviation. After a 70% drop in global private aviation in April, private jet flying is down by only 58% through the first 13 days of May. At its nadir, activity was down by around 80%.
The numbers compare favorably to the airlines. Global scheduled passenger flights were down 85% so far this month.
The private jet charter operator has reimagined operations to ensure a clean, safe and healthy environment
Private jets are expected to see increased interest as affluent consumers who previously dismissed the extra expense now seek to reduce exposure to COVID-19 Coronavirus.
Jet card and private jet charter broker ExpertJet is providing enhanced cleaning and pre-flight crew quarantine options for customers
Florida-based on-demand and jet card charter broker ExpertJet is unveiling incremental COVID-19 Coronavirus prevention options for travelers who want additional levels of safety.
Both existing and new private aviation users are expected to boost the recovery of business aviation. However, they are facing a myriad of new Coronavirus induced issues to deal with
There are signs that private jets will be on the leading edge of business recovery.
Speaking at Corporate Jet Investor’s weekly town hall meeting, Andrew Collins, CEO of Directional Aviation’s Sentient Jet said bookings to cancelations are now running about 10-to-1. It’s a sea change from earlier this month when daily cancelations were outstripping new reservations.
The new program has a fee of $50,000 and then pay-as-you-go instead of full funding upfront
Alliance Aviation, the start-up founded by former Dumont Aviation executives, has launched a new jet card offering.
The CARES Pay-As-You-Go Jet Card requires a non-refundable $50,000 deposit. For the first 25 hours, you pay $2,995 per hour on a light jet. For hours 26 to 50, you then pay $3,995 per hour. Aircraft include Hawker 400XPs or larger.