Celebrating women in jet cards for International Women’s Day

Women in Business Aviation

To mark International Women’s Day, we take a non-comprehensive look at some of the women behind the jet card programs you fly with

From the cockpit to the boardroom, women are making an impact on private aviation

While there is plenty of room for more women in leadership positions in private aviation, the good news is women are in more and more high-profile positions – including the cockpit.

Silver Air’s Flight Club seeks to set the gold standard for jet cards

Silver Air jet card

The Santa-Barbara-based managed fleet operator has launched a three-tiered jet card program offering dynamic pricing with post-flight billing, a fixed-rate offer with guaranteed availability and a choice of pay-as-you-go or deposit, and a custom option

Silver Air Private Jets is joining several private jet operators launching their own jet cards. However, its launch into the market certainly is one of the most interesting we’ve seen. Its three-pronged offering provides one-way rates to Hawaii with guaranteed availability, somewhat of a rarity in the world of jet cards. That is just the start.

A look at new Jet Card providers from 2020

New jet cards 2020

These companies launched jet cards and private jet memberships during 2020

Recently, Sentient Jet CEO Andrew Collins told Bloomberg that private jet cards and membership were having a “moment.” Judging by the number of new entrants, the trend is not going unnoticed.

Silver Air’s Boeing Business Jet drops owner’s restrictions

Boeing Business Jet charter

The BBJ is now for both available for a broader variety of missions, including shorter flight and single day trips

The Boeing Business Jet is owned by motivational speaker and philanthropist Tony Robbins

Private jet charter operator Silver Air Private Jets said the Boeing Business Jet it manages for famed author and self-help guru Tony Robbins is now available without restrictions from the aircraft’s owner.

Owners of airliner-size private jets like the BBJ and even large-cabin aircraft such as Gulfstream and Global Express types typically have various restrictions on charter use. Often, they don’t like short flights on their ultra-long-range private jets. That’s because each takeoff and landing – or cycle in aviation terms – brings them closer to expensive and required maintenance checks.

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