COVID-19 Private Jet Trends: More pets, kids, and shorter booking windows

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COVID-19 is not only driving new customers, but more pets, kids and shorter lead times for private jet charter bookings, according to PrivateFly

More new customers, more pets, more kids, and shorter lead times for booking private jet charters. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on who and where for the private jet market, according to PrivateFly’s annual Private Jet Charter Trends 2020 report.

PrivateFly adds fixed-price private jet flights to Dubai from €41,000

PrivateFly

You can now fly by private jet to Dubai from London, Geneva, Moscow or Paris for a fixed one-way rate starting at €41,000 (£36,500)

Directional Aviation’s PrivateFly is expanding its winter City Pair fixed-rate private jet charter flights to Dubai through the end of January. For a set price, you get the entire aircraft. In this case, seating up to eight passengers.

PrivateFly posts winter City Pair fixed-rate private jet flights for Europe

PrivateFly City Pair Winter 2020

Directional Aviation’s European on-demand charter and jet card broker has updated its fixed-rate City Pair offerings for European private jet flights

Bigger is better this winter, at least when it comes to private jets. PrivateFly recently posted its fixed-rates for City Pair flights (The rates were released before recent lockdown announcements.), and all options are now on Embraer Legacy 600s with up to 13 seats.

More pets are flying on private jets as business travelers stay grounded

PrivateFly Adam Twidell

Driven by a surge in new customers and a focus on leisure travel, pets with wealthy owners are increasingly finding themselves flying privately

The number of private jets flights with pets has doubled since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s according to Adam Twidell, CEO of jet card and on-demand charter broker PrivateFly.

UK Charter Broker PrivateFly names World Most Scenic Airports

World's Most Scenic Airports

Ireland’s Donegal Airport has topped the private jet broker’s list for the third consecutive year

Donegal in Ireland has been named as the world’s most beautiful airport 2020 – for the third successive year as voted by over 6,000 flying fans. Voters praised Donegal’s “stunning varied scenery”, its “beautiful beaches in the vicinity of the airport” and the sweeping views of Mount Errigal and The Rosses on the approach.

PrivateFly, the poll’s organizer, is part of U.S.-based Directional Aviation whose portfolio includes Flexjet, Sentient Jet, FXAIR, Nextant Aerospace, among others.

PrivateFly launches Directional Aviation into Europe’s jet card market

PrivateFly Jet Card

A week after the parent of Flexjet and Sentient Jet debuted a new U.S. on-demand charter brand, PrivateFly is bringing the company’s first fixed-rate, guaranteed availability private jet membership to Europe

Buoyed by requests from ad hoc charter customers and newcomers to private aviation, PrivateFly is launching a fixed-rate, guaranteed availability jet card.

For parent Directional Aviation, it now joins NetJets, Vista Global’s VistaJet and XO, Air Partner, and Air Charter Service with fixed-rate card programs on both sides of the Atlantic.

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