COVID-19 Coronavirus: Here are the best options for trans-Atlantic private jet flights

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There are several Jet Card options you can buy today with guaranteed availability and fixed one-way rates for flights between the U.S. and Europe

Read the full Europe Travel Ban proclamation from President Trump at the end of the story

Last night’s Trump Travel Ban forbidding foreign nationals from entering the United States for 30 days starting tomorrow at midnight is likely to force the airlines to cancel more trans-Atlantic flights.

The directive, issued during an Oval Office address from President Donald J. Trump, bans foreign nationals from Europe’s 26 Schengen countries from entering the U.S. It also bans other foreigners who have visited any of the countries 14 days prior attempting entry into the U.S. The ban is set to last 30 days.

Air Partner predicts Jet Cards will be a top growth segment for 2020

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The U.K.-based on-demand charter and jet card broker sees strong growth for the U.S. and across many of its sectors

Air Partner is somewhat unique in the field of more than 55 jet card providers we track. It’s publicly traded, albeit in the U.K.

There are other jet card suppliers located within publicly traded companies – Delta Private Jets until its acquisition by Wheels Up, NetJets is owned by Berkshire Hathaway, and Jet Aviation by General Dynamics. However, results aren’t broken out in financials as they are with Air Partner.

Another difference is the diversity of the services it offers, from private and large group charters to freight, fatigue risk management, compliance and safety performance, bird control and wildlife management for airports, plus crisis emergency planning and evacuation.

Sentient Jet adds Wifi on midsize and large cabin private jets

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After guaranteeing Wifi on super mids last year, Sentient is expanding connectivity

The jet card inventor will launch transatlantic fixed one-way pricing with guaranteed availability

Aircraft specific jet cards are coming in 2020

Directional Aviation’s jet card provider Sentient Jet is celebrating its 20th anniversary. And it has some of its most significant program changes.

In an interview with Private Jet Card Comparisons during Corporate Jet Investor in Miami, CEO Andrew Collins outlined several key updates.

Top of the list is expanding guaranteed Wifi, fixed rates and guaranteed availability for transatlantic flights, and aircraft specific programs.

One thing you probably won’t be seeing from Sentient is jet sharing, according to Collins.

Private Jet Services revamps its jet card program

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The jet card broker has reduced light jet minimums and is launching fixed-rate, guaranteed availability for transatlantic flights

Private Jet Services (PJS) said it has introduced a series of enhancements to its jet card membership program effective immediately. The changes include lower daily minimums, a choice of how you want to be billed for your flight time, and Wifi guarantee on super-midsize and large-cabin jets.

Its jet card continues without membership fees or blackouts and allows clients to upgrade or downgrade cabin size of their jet at published rates without an interchange fee. Lead time for booking remains at 10 hours on non-peak days.

Air Partner adds Dubai office

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The jet card and charter broker joins NetJets with its UAE expansion push

Jet card and charter broker Air Partner said it has opened a new office in Dubai as it looks to extend its Middle East presence as it seeks continued organic growth.

Last month, NetJets said it would open a Dubai office in early 2020. Air Partner offers brokered jet cards and private jet charter while NetJets focuses on fractional ownership, leases, and jet cards.

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