Jet cards 2.0: As Mick Jagger advises, “You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you get what you need”
Barring some calamity that sends demand for private jet travel into a downward spiral, jet cards and memberships will look very different. You already see the ghost of jet cards’ future via recent changes.
Sentient Jet will become the third major player to temporarily halt jet card sales, Private Jet Card Comparisons has learned
As jet card sellers cope with sourcing flights at guaranteed rates on short notice and system hiccups against record demand, Sentient Jet plans to temporarily halt sales at midnight tonight.
In case you don’t read emails from your jet card company, here is our recap changes programs have been making in recent months
As private jet flying has reached record levels, capacity is being stretched. Providers are trying to line up more capacity. However, jet card rates, which in the past hadn’t changed for years at a time, have been on the rise. The midyear timing speaks to what’s happening in the market.
Jets.com, a New York broker of jet cards that recently acquired Part 135 charter operator Pittsburgh Jet Center to provide added inventory, is now temporarily halting jet card sales, effective Sept. 1. Since June, private jet flying has been hitting record levels.