VistaJet’s Ian Moore talks to Private Jet Card Comparisons about its new short-term private jet lease offer responding to COVID-19 Coronavirus
Last month VistaJet came up with an innovative short-term solution to the COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis. The answer was to offer its fleet of silver and red Bombardier private jets on short-term leases, starting at just one month. The leases include crews and even flight hours. We caught up with Chief Commercial Officer Ian Moore to get the details.
Leases start at just one-month instead of the typical 36 months for VistaJet’s Program, its version of a jet card
Many airlines have totally cut or drastically reduced international flights. VistaJet specializes in long-haul and intercontinental private jet flights
The high-end luxury private jet operator is also launching a humanitarian relief plan
VistaJet is launching Dynamic Jet Lease, a new short-term option providing guaranteed access.
Many airlines have been drastically cutting international flights, including grounding all international operations. In other cases, routes that previously had multiple daily nonstop flights are now served only a couple times per week.
VistaJet says the new program offers a short-term lease over one, two or three months. You get a dedicated aircraft and crew positioned at the nearest possible airport to you.
The private jet on-demand charter operator also provides it guaranteed-availability, fixed-rate version of a jet card program
VistaJet, a subsidiary of Vista Global Holdings, which also owns U.S.-based XO (a combination of XOJET and JetSmarter), says business remains strong as it takes steps to enhance the safety of both customers and flight crews.
VistaJet says figures from January 2020 through today highlight that the total number of flights increased by a further 16% year-over-year.
With a range of 7,700 nautical miles and eight sleeping berths, VistaJet says the Global 7500 is a game-changer
The ultra-long-range private jet retails for $73 million
VistaJet is offering guaranteed availability and fixed rates without ownership via its Program membership
NetJets will introduce its version of the Global 7500 to the fractional market in 2021
Last month VistaJet announced its first Bombardier Global Express is available for customers to charter beginning in January. It also said it may have six in the fleet by the end of 2020 and could add six more by 2021.
The timing gives it at least a year’s headstart over rival NetJets, the largest operator of private jets in the world.
Now VistaJet is releasing more details on cabin configuration, both daytime and for sleeping,
Available to its jet card program members now, VistaJet
expects to have six Global 7500s flying by the end of 2020
Vista Global’s VistaJet will put the first of six Bombardier Global 7500 ultra-long-range private jets into service starting in January 2020. Members of its Program, the private jet charter operator’s version of a jet card and alternative to fractional ownership, can start reserving flights as of today. The company has said it has orders and options for as many as 30 of the new jets.