What’s The Truth Behind JetSmarter?

JetSmarter has made splashy headlines in the private aviation space. It’s been called the Uber of private jets. It claims to be a Unicorn, a privately held company with a valuation of over $1 billion. On the surface, it seems like a great deal.

Wheels Up Projects 45% Growth For Flights To The Masters

Wheels Up, best know for its fleet of King Air 350i, will be leveraging the aircraft type with operations in and out of Daniel Field, about 10 minutes from Augusta National, home of The Masters. The company is projecting a 45% increase in flights over last year, in the neighborhood of 200 movements.

Augusta Regional Airport Hikes Ramp Fees For The Masters

If you are going to The Masters being held April 6-9, 2017 in Augusta, Georgia, you will want to check with your private jet card provider about additional fees.

Gulfstream IV, Las Vegas Most Popular Private Jet, Destination For Charter Flights

On-demand charter broker Victor recently released the 10 types of aircraft its U.S.- based customers chartered most often in 2016. According to the release, the 14-passenger Gulfstream IV was the most popular, followed by the Hawker 800XP and Embraer’s Phenom 300.

Before You Buy, Here Are Key Questions About Private Jet Safety And Operations

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) publishes some key questions you will want to ask when buying a jet card via a broker or provider that will be sourcing third-party planes to fulfill your travel needs.  

Private Aviation Makes Your Company More Productive

Users of private jets spend 72% of flights on work related tasks, more than double that of flying commercially, according to a study by Harris Interactive.  

VistaJet, Jet Aviation Increase Partnership With Challenger 350 Fleet

Jet Aviation and VistaJet announced that Jet Aviation Flight Services will operate and manage a U.S.-based fleet of Bombardier Challenger 350 aircraft for VistaJet’s Program customers. The companies have worked together since 2013 when Jet Aviation was selected to operate and manage the VistaJet-owned fleet of Global 5000s in the U.S. The alliance has now been expanded to include the U.S.-based fleet of Challenger 350 aircraft, which began service in February 2017.