Record demand and supply chain issues are setting up Summer 2022 to be a cruel one for some private jet flyers
Want a theme song for private jet travel this Summer? I’m thinking Bananarama’s 1983 hit Cruel Summer. It goes, “It’s a cruel, cruel summer…Leavin’ me here on my own.”
New research shows private jet flyers plan to fly more than 2021, but they are looking at new providers as the industry struggles with record demand and supply chain issues
– 51% will fly more than 2021, 41% will fly the same, and only 9% will fly less
– 28% of frequent private flyers are considering fractional or full aircraft ownership.
Private jet travelers plan to fly more in 2022 than 2021, according to a just-released survey of 452 Private Jet Card Comparisons subscribers.
Nearly 20% of Private Jet Card Comparisons’ have experienced service letdowns in the past several months, according to a new survey
Let’s start with the good news. When you fly privately, you don’t have to worry about fisticuffs or surly flight attendants. You avoid snaking TSA lines, and increasingly crowded terminals. You use more convenient airports, saving time. On the other hand, 20% of subscribers to Private Jet Card Comparisons experienced service lapses in recent months. The letdowns come as private flying has soared to record levels.