Europe slows as U.S., Florida soar in private jet flights week-over-week and compared to pre-pandemic levels
Private jet demand continues wrecklessly to surge ahead week-over-week in the U.S. for the week ended Oct. 10, 2021. Global trends continue upwards as Europe backs off.
Overall, private aviation activity in March was up 30% compared to 2020, but down 8% compared to 2019
Business aviation activity surged 30% in March compared to the same period in 2020. However, private jet flights were still 8% down compared to 2019, according to WingX.
10 of the 15 busiest private aviation airports saw declines during the first 10 days of the month with New York and Seattle airports seeing the steepest drops
Of the busiest airports in the U.S. for private jet departures, three Colorado airports rank in the top 10 for the first 10 days of August, according to data from WingX.
More than 1,000 TSA agents have tested positive for COVID-19, and 6 have died from the Coronavirus
TSA federal security director Jay Brainard filed a whistleblower complaint in June on how his own agency had failed to implement key safety measures to protect agents and passengers
Consumer Reports is petitioning DOT Secretary Chao to make COVID-19 safety standards mandatory for airlines and airports
As private jet travel increased 5% year-over-year during the July 4th holiday period, airlines, airport authorities, and the federal government are giving you more reasons to fly privately.
I have no doubt whatsoever that our people became Typhoid Marys and contributed to the spread of that virus because TSA senior leadership did not make sure (screeners) were adequately protected– Jay Brainard, TSA director and whistleblower
That’s if you need any. A study first published by Private Jet Card Comparisons on March 11, showed that potential contact points for contracting the COVID-19 Coronavirus are 30 times lower when flying privately.