The Most Popular Private Jets and Turboprops By Aircraft Category

Of more than three million private flights in North America last year, the single-engine Pilatus PC-12 used by Surf Air, Nicholas Air and PlaneSense was the most popular


Turboprops rule! At least when it comes to which makes are the most popular with private flyers. According to just-released research from TRAQPak, there were 226,378 flights with the single-engine Pilatus PC-12 making it not only the most popular aircraft in its category (see below), but also the most favored airplane among Bizav users. 

Private Jet Card Comparisons 2018 Edition Covers Over 250 Programs

Private Jet Card Comparisons is the only independent buyer’s guide to jet card membership programs. It doesn’t sell or market subscriber data nor accept payments from private aviation companies.


Private Jet Card Comparisons, the only independent buyer’s guide to private jet membership card programs, announces the release of its 2018 analysis, which has been expanded to include more than 250 programs for private fliers to choose from. Recently referred to as “a modern-day online Kelley Blue Book for private jet cards,” by Barron’s, Private Jet Card Comparisons’ 2018 analysis now offers more than 65 different variables that are important for consumers to consider when looking for the jet card program that best fits their unique flying needs.

XOJET Adds Hertz As Lifestyle Partner

The leading private jet card and on-demand charter provider has been expanding its portfolio of luxury and lifestyle partners for its members


It’s the New Year, and XOJET is apparently first out of the gate in terms of expanding its travel and lifestyle partnerships. The top league seller of jet cards and on-demand charter has inked a deal with Hertz, providing seamless air-to-ground connections for its membership base of affluent travelers and companies. The news follows XOJET’s recently announced partnership with a variety of luxury resorts and brands, including golf destination Pinehurst and Canyon Ranch. 

5 Predictions For Private Jet Card Programs In 2018

If 2017 was the year of the Jet Card with big sales increases, new entrants and new products, 2018 may hold even more twists and turns


In the spirit of sticking out our neck and hoping you don’t look back at our predictions come New Year’s 2019, we have looked into our crystal ball and assembled five trends we think are worth paying attention to if you are shopping for a Jet Card.  

Are There Discounts For Roundtrip Travel By Private Jet, And How Do I Qualify?

The private aviation definition of a roundtrip is different than commercial airlines, but you can find discounts as high as 40%


When buying a jet card we always say it pays to do some homework upfront from a multitude of reasons. Some of it involves kicking the tires of the providers, comparing their standards for sourcing airplanes and flight crew, assessing who they are, how long they’ve been around and so forth. However, in making the best decision it really helps if you can as best possible map out the trips you expect to be taking, and yes, how many people are traveling, but also how long each trip is and if it includes multiple stops, the time between each flight segment. 

5 Myths About Private Jet Card Membership Programs

If you assume that all jet card programs are similar, you are making a mistake. Here are some common misperceptions.


In a decade where private jet flying has had to gradually climb back to pre-2008 recession levels and delivery of new aircraft has yet to reach those historic heights, the number of jet card providers has more than doubled. Why? Jet cards provide an experience as close as you can get to whole or fractional aircraft ownership without the same financial or long-term commitment. It’s also easier than on-demand charter where each time you are comparing aircraft served up by your broker and then having to worry about ferry fees and if you are making late plans, wiring money, particularly on holidays. 

What Companies Sell Private Jet Card Memberships?

While private aviation has struggled to get back to pre-Recession levels, the number of companies selling Jet Cards has doubled

Since the Great Recession of 2008 private aviation has struggled. Flight hours dropped significantly and now just a decade later are returning to levels equal to before the financial meltdown. Orders and deliveries of new private jets still haven’t recovered, yet one area of private aviation has been growings – Jet Card Memberships.