U.S. charter and fractional flights 71% higher than 2019 over New Year’s weekend, according to the latest WingX data
2021 ended with private jet flights climbing even higher, according to WingX data. Compared to the prior week, global private jet flights surged 7% for the week ending January 2, 2022. The 65,839 flights represented a 50% jump compared to 2019, representing a 29% gain compared to pre-Covid levels for the trailing four weeks.
Despite record-breaking private jet flights, it appears many private flyers took off for the holidays earlier than in the past
With the prospect of coal in their stockings – read cancelations and delays – it appears many private jet travelers were proactive and headed out for the holidays a bit earlier this year.
Private jet charter broker Camber wants investment or to be acquired
The frenzied private aviation mergers and acquisitions market may be weeks away from another deal. Digital private jet charter broker Camber is exploring a transaction. CEO and founder Charles Denault confirmed the possibility to Private Jet Card Comparisons.
August private aviation activity in second-home and resort markets was more than 75% above 2019 levels with large increases across the board
In August, Bandon Dunes in Oregon saw an average of 42 private jet flights a day. That’s a 75% increase compared to 2019. To the south, Napa private flights spiked 77%. Neither were close to Aspen, where private flights were up 111% last month over pre-pandemic totals. On the East Coast, Westhampton Francis S. Gabreski Airport saw a whopping 125% more flights last month than two years ago.