There are three ways jet card providers calculate your
When comparing jet cards, there are lots of factors to
consider, however, one that many first time buyers don’t think about is time,
as in flight time, as in how is your flight time billed?
Yes, you have a fixed one-way hourly rate, so you don’t have
to worry about reviewing multiple on-demand charter quotes. You also researched
daily and segment minimums, plus how taxi time charges are structured as well
as making sure you account for fuel surcharges.
Maybe you even used the exclusive Quick Compare Flight Pricing tool available to subscribers of Private Jet Card Comparisons which amortizes membership fees into your hourly rate.
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Blackbird promises to “defy gravity” with inexpensive private flights on private jets, turboprops and piston aircraft. Takeoff with the knowledge that this isn’t a traditional air charter
“We bring you the freedom of flight…No matter who you are, no matter what you do, we all face challenges, obstacles, rules, limitations and frustrations—this daily struggle is gravity that pulls us down and tries to keep us from reaching our potential. Together we will defy gravity.” – BlackBird website
I leased a private aircraft and hired a pilot in less than 10 minutes. Was it legal?
On March 12, 2019, I received a press release from BlackBird CEO and founder Rudd Davis. It was titled, “We just raised $10 million to bring you more freedom.”
It read, “We started BlackBird to make personal aviation as accessible and affordable as driving. Today, I’m excited to announce, we’ve taken another huge step toward making this a reality with the close of a $10 million Series A.”
Continue reading “BlackBird just raised $10 million to be the Uber of private flying…Here’s what I learned from reading the fine print with an aviation attorney”
TapJets is claiming its technology is disrupting the private aviation market, however, it now faces a severe challenge to its operations from the FAA
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an Emergency Order of Revocation against TapJets, Inc. of Spring, Texas and Fargo, North Dakota, for allegedly conducting passenger-carrying flights using unqualified pilots and operating unauthorized aircraft.
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