VistaJet’s Ian Moore talks to Private Jet Card Comparisons about its new short-term private jet lease offer responding to COVID-19 Coronavirus
Last month VistaJet came up with an innovative short-term solution to the COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis. The answer was to offer its fleet of silver and red Bombardier private jets on short-term leases, starting at just one month. The leases include crews and even flight hours. We caught up with Chief Commercial Officer Ian Moore to get the details.
Leases start at just one-month instead of the typical 36 months for VistaJet’s Program, its version of a jet card
Many airlines have totally cut or drastically reduced international flights. VistaJet specializes in long-haul and intercontinental private jet flights
The high-end luxury private jet operator is also launching a humanitarian relief plan
VistaJet is launching Dynamic Jet Lease, a new short-term option providing guaranteed access.
Many airlines have been drastically cutting international flights, including grounding all international operations. In other cases, routes that previously had multiple daily nonstop flights are now served only a couple times per week.
VistaJet says the new program offers a short-term lease over one, two or three months. You get a dedicated aircraft and crew positioned at the nearest possible airport to you.
The private jet operator says it is on track to launch its fractional share, lease and jet card offerings in Europe
More plans are expected to be disclosed in the second quarter of this year
Flexjet’s long-planned expansion into Europe is still on track, the company told Private Jet Card Comparisons.
Several pilots commenting on chat board PPRuNe, which stands for Professional Pilot Rumor Network, had raised the question if Flexjet’s Europe launch was on hold.
In a wide-ranging interview with Corporate Jet Investor, NetJets’ president Patrick Gallagher highlights key private aviation issues and trends
“It’s clear owners still want to talk to our teams in person despite having online accessibility”
Recently Corporate Jet Investor featured one of the best overall interviews I’ve read about inside NetJets, and as the market leader, its perspective on the industry
Warren Buffett is weighing in on how NetJets can help
private jet owners maintain privacy for important missions
In a recent posting on its online newsletter, NetJets is highlighting that private jet owners who need privacy can use fractional ownership, leases and jet cards for supplemental lift when they need to maintain secrecy for their missions.
“I should point
out that anybody out there who wants to do business with us, that if they take
a [NetJets] plane nobody will be able to track them. … And if you use a company
plane, it’s a big way of running a billboard that I’m in town for something,”
said Warren Buffett, Chairman and Chief Executive, Berkshire Hathaway, parent
Across fractional ownership, leasing, and jet cards, we look at the leading branded private jet options when you are looking for large-cabin, long-haul solutions (including seat maps)
Updated to include VistaJet’s Global 7500
(Updated Nov. 9, 2019) If you are looking for program access to a branded fleet of large-cabin aircraft and are based in the U.S., the options are somewhat limited, although they include the three of the most prominent fleet operators out there with NetJets, Flexjet and VistaJet.
Also of note is Dumont Group, which expects to have a fleet of around 27 Dassault Falcon 2000 aircraft by early next year. In this report, we give you an overview of the current options from each provider.
The Kansas-based regional fractional share, lease and jet card company plans to focus on building its Phenom 100 and 300/300E fleet, increase management contracts and enter major markets
Executive AirShare is now Airshare, rebranding for what the company calls a “new era of providing the most cost-effective option in private aviation for both business and leisure customers.” In a press release, the company said, “The new name represents the company’s desire to aggressively expand their client base by attracting more leisure customers, in addition to increasing recall among their core business targets. The evolution of the brand reaffirms Airshare’s commitment to shareowners in delivering greater productivity at a lower cost per hour the more they fly.”