A look at new Jet Card providers from 2020

New jet cards 2020

These companies launched jet cards and private jet memberships during 2020

Recently, Sentient Jet CEO Andrew Collins told Bloomberg that private jet cards and membership were having a “moment.” Judging by the number of new entrants, the trend is not going unnoticed.

COVID-19 Private Jet Trends: More pets, kids, and shorter booking windows

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COVID-19 is not only driving new customers, but more pets, kids and shorter lead times for private jet charter bookings, according to PrivateFly

More new customers, more pets, more kids, and shorter lead times for booking private jet charters. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on who and where for the private jet market, according to PrivateFly’s annual Private Jet Charter Trends 2020 report.

Cheap private jet flights: 11 big mistakes private flight buyers make

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Don’t believe articles that technology is lowering private jet prices. Promises of cheap private jet travel are often based on misleading press releases and a lack of knowledge

Promises of cheap private jet flights invoking Uber analogies and claiming technology breakthroughs that lower charter costs are common themes of uninformed coverage. The articles are wrong. Apps don’t impact how much you will pay. In fact, most online pricing tools for private jets don’t even give you hard quotes. They are simply tools to capture your contact information so sales reps can follow-up.

Much of the charter rates you see online are estimates. And for every slick app, you’ll find if you aren’t familiar with the industry’s ins and outs, it’s easy to make big mistakes when buying private flights. With COVID-19 causing more consumers to shop for private aviation options, if you are serious, buyer beware.

Air Charter Services offers a post-lockdown private jet escape to Sweden

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Jet card and private jet charter broker Air Charter Service is promoting a post-lockdown getaway for Londoners

U.K. private jet and jet card broker Air Charter Service launched new Swedish Lapland travel packages for post-lockdown getaways. In partnership with Discover The World, families, friends, and couples can now enjoy tailor-made two to seven-night trips, including a private jet ‘travel bubble’ to and from Luleå, Sweden.

Clay Lacy adds four private jets to its charter and jet card fleet

Clay Lacy private jet charter

Van Nuys-based Clay Lacy, which offers an as available jet card program, has added a Gulfstream GV, G450, GIV-SP and Citation CJ3

Clay Lacy Aviation has added a 14-passenger Gulfstream GV, a 14-passenger Gulfstream G450, an 11-passenger Gulfstream GIV-SP, and a seven-passenger Citation CJ3 to its nationwide charter fleet of managed business jets. Its as-available jet card program offers roundtrip pricing.

This pricing tool for private jet charter will change the way you fly

private jet rental

Private jet charter customers now have a way to compare their flight charter quotes against jet card pricing on a flight-by-flight basis

Private jet rentals typically entail going out to two, three, or four of your favorite brokers and ask them to quote the trip.

Private Jet Charter 101: Our comprehensive guide to renting a private jet

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We’ve taken an in-depth look at what you need to know before you charter – and the questions you should ask. We also look at the various issues that impact price, including extra charges, and let us say, everything you need to know before you pick up the phone or click on your computer keys. The full report is here. It’s free and doesn’t require your contact information to read it.

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