Jet Card Insider: Why Delta Private Jets is a program you should know about

Delta Private Jets

From its humble start, like its parent in the commercial segment, Delta Private Jets is now a power player in jet cards

I’m surprised how many subscribers, virtually all who currently fly privately aren’t familiar with Delta Private Jets, didn’t know they sell jet cards or had some other misperception. It could be that while it’s an asset to trade on such a powerful brand as Delta, it also makes it harder to make a name for yourself and stand apart from the mother ship.

Compare the best jet cards, including price

Compare the best jet cards, including price

There are over 50 providers and more than 250 programs, and only one place you can compare them

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NetJets, Wheels Up, Jet Smarter and JetSuite compared

NetJets, Wheels Up, JetSuite, JetSmarter

The four most searched private aviation companies on Google are very different, although they also have some similarities

In the world of private aviation solutions – fractional ownership, leases, jet cards, memberships, seat sharing, semiprivate airlines, and so forth, four companies have generated the most interest, according to Google Trends. Surprisingly, perhaps, they are each quite different once you get past the fact that they all want to fly you somewhere.

In terms of interest, Wheels Up (red) followed by NetJets (blue), JetSmarter (yellow) and JetSuite (green) are the most search private aviation companies. Source: Google Trends

Skyjet rebrands, integrates with PrivateFly; Slashes Explorer membership price by 47%

JetSmarter

Through the end of April, the former Skyjet Explorer pay-as-you-go fixed rate jet card is being discounted to $5,000

Directional Aviation’s OneSky, which owns Flexjet and Sentient Jet, said it has merged its Skyjet brand into PrivateFly, which it had acquired last September. Skyjet was acquired by Directional in 2014 as part of Bombardier’s divestiture of its fractional share arm Flexjet. The Skyjet team is being merged into PrivateFly under Adam Twidell, the co-founder and CEO of PrivateFly.

After two high-profile accidents, here are the safety issues that impact turboprop and piston charters and jet cards

King Air 350i PC-12

Recent private air crashes that killed soccer star Sala and one of Russia’s richest women are highlighting a number of safety issues

A world removed from those Gulfstream G650s and Bombardier Global Express private jets you read about in stories about what type of plane Jennifer Lopez or Elon Musk own are turboprops and piston aircraft. They’re also very popular.