AirStream Jets steps up to help the Bahamas

Jet card broker AirStream Jets is waiving its 20% international surcharge for travel to the Bahamas through the end of 2019

The best way to help the Bahamas recover is to take a vacation in the Bahamas. It may sound odd, but 60% of the country’s GPD comes through tourism, and since 90% of its upscale hotel rooms remain open, unaffected by the wrath of Dorian, falling arrivals create a second economic crisis.

Beyond the hotels, their supply chains include numerous local businesses, and then there are retail shops, boutiques, restaurants, bars, taxi services, and the companies that support those businesses.

JetSuite is Phenom 300 focused with plans to add new private jet types

Jet card and charter operator JetSuite is adding Phenom 300s, paring down its Phenom 100 fleet, and is planning to add at least another type

JetSuite and its sister company JSX are projected to have more than 100 aircraft by 2023

The revamped SuiteKey jet card program with fixed-rates and guaranteed availability is attracting national demand, says president Stephanie Chung

As Dallas-based JetSuite makes the turn into its second decade, its president Stephanie Chung says after a year on the job, she is ready to help lead the company into a future that looks to be focused on larger aircraft. It means paring down the Embraer Phenom 100 that helped launch the company. It recently stopped accepting new members and renewals for the type.

Chung said, “Our immediate goal is to become a dominant provider in the U.S. and to accomplish this, we will continue to add more 300s, as well as gradually lessen our footprint within the very light jet space.”

Buying a jet card? Remember, there are options for cabin size or picking a specific aircraft type

Will any light jet do, or would it be better to have a specific type such as the Embraer Phenom 300?

While there are many variables that separate the over 300 jet cards in the Private Jet Card Comparisons database – over 65 in fact, one difference means a lot to some people and nothing to others.

However, for both types of buyers, choosing the wrong type of program can make for a less than enjoyable experience despite the provider’s overall merits. Figuring it out before you sign can both save you money and make sure the program fits your mission needs.

There are essentially two ways that available aircraft are structured for fixed-rate (and usually guaranteed availability) programs by jet card providers.

One is by cabin-class or size. When buying into a cabin class you are assured of getting an aircraft in that class or larger if you are lucky enough be upgraded based on operational needs.

The other is by specific aircraft make or type, for example, you are buying into an Embraer Phenom 300. So while the provider may let you fly in other types, you know when you want a Phenom 300, you’re going to get a Phenom 300 and not some other type of light jet.

GlobeAir sets VIP packages for Salzburg’s Electric Love Festival

GlobeAir

The European Mustang very light jet area is giving customers more reasons to fly with its luxury travel packages

The ELF VIP package by GlobeAir is an all-in-one booking solution including helicopter transfer to the event’s premises, ELF VIP tickets and private driver to escort you to your luxurious suite at the Sacher Hotel in Salzburg. On top of its festival package GlobeAir, of course, offers private jet charters to and from Salzburg. The event is scheduled for July 4 to 6, 2019.

GlobeAir sets VIP private jet offers for Monaco Grand Prix

GlobeAir

European jet card and on-demand charter operator is offering packages for F1 fans on its fleet of Cessna Citation Mustangs

With F1’s annual visit to Monaco taking place May 23-26, 2019, Austrian-based GlobeAir is offering a number of hospitality packages for those of you who want to take in the fun in VIP style.

The first option is to make sure you arrive in the Principality in style by transferring from your GlobeAir private jet flight to Monacair for a helicopter transfer starting at € 4,400. 

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