As U.S. private jet travel fell by close to 30%, the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic had a big impact on business aviation in Europe
Italy private aviation flights dropped by 70% in March
Business aviation departures from Europe were down by 34% in March 2020 compared to the previous year, according to data supplied by WINGX.
The Germany-based business aviation research firm said there were 17,800 fewer flights flown last month. Like in the U.S., declines have accelerated towards the end of the month. During the final days of March, flying was down close to 50%.
The program is JetSuite’s response to interest in short-term solutions for fixed-rate, guaranteed availability jet cards
With the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic causing airlines to slash flights and routes, more and more people are finding the need to turn to private aviation, at least for the moment.
Add JetSuite to the latest provider reducing the entry points for its guaranteed availability, fixed-rate charter product.
As the airlines cancel thousands of flights and suspend key routes, private aviation companies are sharing tales from the front lines
Repatriation flights by private aviation companies are bringing stranded travelers home
With airline schedules and operations in disarray, private aviation providers are filling the gap, getting repatriating citizens home safely.
Earlier today, Austria-based GlobeAir said it had repatriated 26 passengers. The travelers were mostly departing from France, Switzerland, and Spain trying to reach Switzerland, Germany, and the United Kingdom. The company uses Cessna Citation Mustangs that seat up to four passengers.
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.
In this article, we deal with questions and answers to consider before calling a private jet broker or operator
With American, Delta, United, Southwest and other airlines cutting flights, if you can afford it, private aviation should be an important part of your emergency preparedness
Most media coverage so far has been about the increase in inquiries. Brokers are reporting huge jumps in the call volume.
Instead of duplicating this coverage, I wanted to answer questions you might have about how you can use private aviation to prepare for possible relocation or emergency business flights.