Despite consolidation, the 25 largest Part 135 and 91K operators account for only 25% of the U.S. private jet market
Why you won’t find Wheels Up when you look at lists of private aviation operators
Sizing the U.S. private jet market between Part 91, Part 91K fractional and Part 135 charter operators
8 of the 10 largest companies are led by the founder or family member
Here’s a big difference between the private jet market and the airlines. Just 10 airlines account for 90% of the domestic market for scheduled passenger traffic. Four companies – Delta Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, and Southwest Airlines – are responsible for two-thirds of U.S. flights.
Despite consolidation, business aviation remains fragmented. An analysis by Private Jet Card Comparisons of various reports from Argus TRAQPak and other data shows the 25 largest operators of charter and fractional fleets together account for just 25% of all U.S. flying.
Luxury private jet charter and membership operator VistaJet is expanding its travel offers targeted for a COVID-19 world
Citing research that shows 79% of UHNWIs would be more inclined to travel by private jet than before COVID-19, VistaJet is expanding its luxury travel partnerships under the Safe Havens banner.
Today’s announcement showcased partnerships with Abercrombie & Kent, Velaa Private Island, Blue Marble Private, ROAR AFRICA, Entourage Travel, Dean Stott, and The Eden Club.
The luxury private jet operator is adding emergency support for passengers and crew members who become ill during their flight
Global private jet charter operator VistaJet is further increasing its in-flight health services.
To safeguard those who fly onboard its fleet, VistaJet working with partners RDT, a Philips company, and MedAire, said it is the first charter operator to embed Tempus IC2 monitors within its entire Bombardier Global private jet fleet.
The luxury hotel group and luxury tour operator are partnering with the luxury private jet operator to offer preferred rates for their clients who need private jet access
While there are plenty of benefits of flying private jets and private jet travel can be a luxury, for the most part, private jets are utilitarian. Yes, they are nicely furnished and comfortable. However, cabins on most jets are far from lavish. And in fact, for the most part, there aren’t flight attendants, except for large-cabin jets. And catering is often sandwiches and fruit plates.
The news from VistaJet, XOJET chairman Thomas Flohr follows continued positive reports from Argus and WingX
71% of incoming requests are from customers who had no or little previous private jet flying experience
The news continues to be good for the business aviation sector. Last week WingX and Argus reported U.S. private jet travel was approaching 70% of pre-COVID-19 coronavirus levels.