Where are the private jets? Head for the mountains

private jet travel trends

Wyoming, Montana, Utah and Colorado have seen the smallest decreases in private jet flights so far this year, according to Argus TRAQPak

Just published data from Argus TRAQPak shows if you want to know where all the private jets have gone, head to the mountains. Wyoming, down 5.8%, Montana (-6.7%), Utah (-7.2%), and Colorado (-10.2%) saw the smallest decreases during the first nine months of the year. Arizona performed the best of non-mountain states with an 11.7% decline. Overall, private aviation flights were down 28.1% through the end of August.

Victor adds customer ratings to private jet charter options

Fly Victor private jet chart

Client Preferred Operators must have a minimum 90% customer satisfaction rating for both the aircraft quality and service onboard

Victor, the U.K.-based private jet charter operator, has added customer feedback to its presentation of private jet charter options.

Client Preferred Operators must have a minimum of 90% customer satisfaction rating for both the aircraft quality and service onboard. These charter operators are identified by a star icon on each quotation to the client. Additionally, they must also demonstrate low levels of technical or flight recovery issues.

COVID-19 may not get you a refund if your private jet charter flight cancels

Rules for cancelling a private jet charter flight

The time to talk to your broker, operator or jet card provider about COVID-19 related cancellations is before you sign the contract

One problem in life is most consumers don’t read the fine print in contracts they sign until there’s a problem. That was a key point from panelists, including a private jet charter operator, a major charter broker, and executives of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), during a webinar yesterday.

Understanding private jet charter pricing

Private Jet Charter pricing

If flying privately makes travel safer and easier, figuring out private jet rental pricing can be confusing. We explain some of the variations

You want to charter a private jet from New York to Aspen and you want a large-cabin aircraft. A Gulfstream GIV or something similar sounds nice. You want the lowest price, and you notice checking around there is a big variance. Quotes for GIV and G450 types vary by as much as $25,000! You see other large-cabin jets with prices for much less, and then you see prices double your Gulfstream quotes.

FXAIR sees $4 billion market for on-demand private jet charter

Labor Day private jet travel trends

65% of the upstart’s customers are new to private jet charter

During an interview on the Fox Business Channel, Andrew Collins, CEO of upstart FXAIR told the audience that two-thirds of its customers are new to the private jet charter market.

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