Art Basel Vs. Football. Who Wins The Battle For the Private Jet Set?

NetJets was rolling out the red carpet for its fractional share and jet card owners earlier this month in Basel, Switzerland for the original Art Basel, not the one in Miami. A partner with the art fair that draws some 300 galleries and over 4,000 artists for more than a decade, this year the provide jet provider owned by Warren Buffett engaged Frida Fjellman for a bespoke installation in its VIP lounge

Top 10 Private Jet Events

What are the most popular events for the private jet set? While the Super Bowl ranks first typically attracting more than 1,000 private jets, NetJets is the largest operator of private jets in the world with a fleet of over 700 planes. 

Private Jet Card Programs Provide Exclusive Access

While it may not be one of the main reasons to choose a private jet card program or prepaid block charter program, the fact that you are sending a big check to somebody

While it may not be one of the main reasons to choose a private jet card program or prepaid block charter program, the fact that you are sending a big check to somebody else’s bank account often comes with various VIP perks.

NetJets put on for 200 owners and guests of its fractional program a sunset private concert with Andrea Bocelli on a hillside in Tuscany. It also has offered access to provide golf clubs such as Tuhaye Golf Club in Park City, Utah and Stone Eagle in Palm Desert, California.

Another perk is the annual NetJets Poker Tournament where customers can mix with Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway which owns NetJets.

Sentient Jet offers its members private parties and VIP accessThe Breeder’s Cup and The Kentucky Derby while XOJET program customers can vacation at Yellowstone Club, a private club with its own private ski mountain and golf club.

Sometimes it’s also about the little things. When the NFL implemented new restrictions on what fans could bring into the Super Bowl Flexjet provided its customers compliant, transparent bags so they wouldn’t be inconvenienced.

There is a special section in our 62-point comparison that specifically gives you an overview of what perks and special access each of the 75 programs provide.