Covid-19 Omicron may be boosting private jet flying, according to the latest WingX data
Despite shutdowns and increased restrictions, or perhaps because private jet flights jumped 8% globally week-over-week. According to WingX data, there were 73,611 private jet flights for the week ended Dec. 19, an 8% jump over Week 49.
Florida, Asia and Middle East private jet flights surge as overall flying dips 7% week-over-week
As private aviation struggles to cope with the continued surge in demand, with several exceptions, Week 43 saw a downward trend from the prior week, according to WingX.
European private jet flights spiked 27% in the lastest weekly report from WingX
There has been no let-up in the demand for private jet flights in Europe coming into September, with the first week seeing 27% more flights than in the same week of 2019. That’s according to the latest report from WingX.
August was another record-breaking month for private jet travel, ranking only behind July as the busiest month since Argus TraqPak has been tracking flights
August private flight activity in North America clocked a 38.7% increase over 2020, good enough to finish as the second busiest month on record, trailing only July 2021. The August activity was 10% higher than 2019’s pre-pandemic private jet flying levels. Total flights were just under the 300,000 mark.