The World Travel Awards (WTA) has named China-based Deer Jet “World’s Leading Private Jet Charter” for the third year in a row. The company has been in the news for its VVIP Boeing 787 Dreamliner that has been popular on the charter market.
Private jet tours enable you to explore multiple destinations without the hassles of transiting multiple commercial airports and are significantly cheaper than chartering a jet
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announced three new tour by private jet itineraries set to take flight in 2019. According to a press release received by Private Jet Card Comparisons, newly added is Latin Escape, a 16-day adventure for those looking to explore Central and South America. Just over two weeks in duration, the new journey is shorter than the 24-day around-the-world journeys and takes travelers to Miami, Costa Rica, Buenos Aires, Bogotá and even includes an escape to the Galápagos Islands, all in the care of Four Seasons. Last week Abercrombie & Kent announced its 2018 round-the-world private jet trip.
The 25-day trip uses a Boeing 757 reconfigured with 50 first class style seats that turn into flat beds
Abercrombie & Kent, which has been a key driver in popularizing the private jet tour market, announced a new itinerary for 2018 that ranges from the rainforests and beaches of Nicaragua to the medieval heritage of Georgia. Around the World With Geoffrey Kent: An Inspiring Expedition by Private Jet will take place from Oct. 18 through Nov. 11, 2018 starting in Miami and visiting Emerald Coast, Nicaragua, Patagonia, Chile, Easter Island, Queenstown, New Zealand, Perth, Australia, Kerala, India, Musandam Peninsula, Oman and Tbilisi, Georgia before ending in New York.
European on-demand charter broker LunaJets announced it is supporting the World Bicycle Relief Association as part of its corporate social responsibility programs. The move reflects the industry’s strong penchant for helping out and giving back. Last year, private jet owners provided over 15,000 flights for humanitarian relief reasons while 25% of business aviation pilots flew at least one humanitarian relief mission.
The capacity strained market of large aircraft available for charter is getting a boost as Crystal has changed course and will fully offer its VIP Crystal Skye Boeing 777-200LR on the charter market. Previously the widebody jet which will be delivered new in August was slated to operate a series of private jet tours beginning with an around-the-world itinerary stopping at every Peninsula Hotel.