July private jet flights reach new records

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Argus and WingX research shows the private aviation rebound is showing no signs of letting up in July

Argus Traqpak’s research data showed June as the busiest month for private aviation since October 2007. Now, the aviation research firm says July 1, 2021, recorded 12,345 business aviation flights in North America. That was the largest single-day of operations since March 20, 2008.

As private jet flying soars, so do traveler complaints

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Nearly 20% of Private Jet Card Comparisons’ have experienced service letdowns in the past several months, according to a new survey

Let’s start with the good news. When you fly privately, you don’t have to worry about fisticuffs or surly flight attendants. You avoid snaking TSA lines, and increasingly crowded terminals. You use more convenient airports, saving time. On the other hand, 20% of subscribers to Private Jet Card Comparisons experienced service lapses in recent months. The letdowns come as private flying has soared to record levels.

June global private jet flight trend increases 6% compared to 2019

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While airline flights lag 40% behind pre-pandemic levels, WingX reports European football championships helped boost global private jet travel in June ahead of 2019 levels

Global private aviation traffic has increased by 6% in June 2021 compared to 2019, effectively setting record levels of activity, according to the most recent Tracker update from WingX.

NetJets to take over 50 new private jets in 2021, says flying at record levels

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The world’s largest private jet operator – NetJets – says flying is now at record levels and it will take delivery of over 50 new private jets this year

While rivals Flexjet and Jet Edge are moving to challenge NetJets with varied strategies, the market leader shows no signs of letting up. In a letter to customers, NetJets president Patrick Gallagher wrote the Berkshire Hathaway-owned fractional and jet card provider would take delivery of over 50 factory-new aircraft this year.

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