By bringing an average of $84,000 in economic benefits to each place they fly, private jets are in fact more-ecofriendly than commercial airliners
Travel shaming was meant to guilt people into not flying despite the fact that travel and tourism accounts for one in 10 jobs worldwide, and 10% of global GPD, a staggering $8.8 trillion annually.
Private jet use is often paired off against commercial flying as being environmentally less friendly, but research shows that private jet travelers emit less carbon while bringing more economic benefit to the places they visit.
The company sells on-demand charter and jet cards
Jet card and on-demand broker Air Charter Service said that in the first half of its financial year the company saw an increase in private jet bookings from its UK office of 8%. This is compared to industry-wide WingX statistics showing that private jet flights into and out of the UK were down by 5.4% over the same six months.
In a press release, Andy Christie, Air Charter Service’s Global Director of Private Jets, said, “We had a very good first half of the year, considering the market is in decline, with more than 1,300 private jet charter flights arranged just from our London HQ over the six month period. The increase of 8% is even more impressive when you take into consideration WingX’s figures for the UK and when compared to the worldwide industry as a whole, which has grown by just 2%.”
In a busy summer, Jet Linx recently joined Wheels Up and XO in adding a jet sharing option for members
Private jet management and jet card providers Jet Linx has
added Medjet, a provider of global air medical transport for travelers, as the
newest partner to join its Elevated Lifestyle client benefits program.
The Elevated Lifestyle program offers Jet Linx members
access to a portfolio of international partners spanning a multitude of
industries, including health and wellness, wine and spirits, travel and
fashion, who in turn provide specialty rewards, services and access to Jet Linx
The moves follow the merger of XOJET and JetSmarter earlier this summer
Two former top executives are exiting XO, formerly XOJET, following its recent combination with JetSmarter. Gregg Slow, president of enterprise at XO has left while James Henderson, president of commercial operations will join Exclusive Resorts LLC as CEO in October it was announced last week.
“The allegations…are spurious claims which we emphatically deny,” says Clive Jackson, CEO of the U.K. based private jet broker
In its response, Victor provided bank records of over two dozen payments it says were made to the plaintiff as well as its notice to terminate the agreement dating from 2018.
Defendant Don’t Look Media had claimed to have not received any monies.
Online private jet charter broker Fly Victor, its parent company, Alyssum, and CEO Clive Jackson are hitting back at Don’t Look Media, seeking dismissal of its $30 million RICO lawsuit filed in June over the website URL www.privatejet.com.
“Don’t Look Media and (its attorney) Farrow Law are shamelessly exploiting the judicial system to extort monies from Alyssum. This is a despicable act carried out by those that not only wish to damage our company but whose actions can only bring disrepute on the entire private industry,” Jackson told Private Jet Card Comparisons.