Fly Private Friday – Lots of little kids on big private jets #FlyPrivateFriday

When you buy a jet card, you don’t just buy hours of flight time, you buy hours of family time. After you look at these adorable pictures, we dare you not to buy a jet card! #FlyPrivateFriday

 

Jet cards enable you to book a jet with one call being secure that you know the safety standards from your program for sourcing both aircraft and pilots. And by the way, if you subscribe to Private Jet Card Comparisons you can compare standards for over 250 jet card membership programs. But enough with the commercials, let’s go on to the cute kids. 

Victor is launching Alto – a frequent flyer program for on-demand private jet charter customers

Alto is the new points-based frequent flyer program targeting private jet fliers who use Victor’s on-demand brokerage. We give you our evaluation – Is it worth it?

 

First, among major airlines, there was American Airlines and its AAdvantage Frequent Flier program back in 1981. Its compelling proposition of free flights to Hawaii made it an instant hit. Within months came everyone else. In the world of jet cards and fractional ownership, there have long been referral programs. Refer a friend (or enemy) and earn free flight hours, which with hourly rates of up to $10,000 or more, can be well, valuable. When buying cards, you can also try to wrangle an extra hour when you are signing. For on-demand charter, it has been mainly a trip to the Grand Bazaar with each journey a new opportunity to hone your skills and ask your broker, “Are you sure you can’t do a bit better?” Yesterday, U.K.-based charter broker Victor said it had launched its own frequent flier program hoping to develop loyalty with rightfully fickle on-demand charter customers who are conditioned to shop for a deal. 

Five safety questions to ask private jet charter operators before you buy

While many searches for private air charter start with ‘how much does a jet cost?’ or some derivative about pricing and hourly rate, jet card and charter operator XOJET outlines some key safety questions to ask

 

The following was published on XOJET’s blog and is reprinted with the company’s permission:

The key to finding a great private aviation provider is knowing their number-one priority is the same as yours: for every flight to be as safe and secure as scientifically possible. To confirm that to be true, says Dan Ramirez, XOJET’s Director of Safety, customers should ask private aviation companies five simple safety questions before considering flying with them. “Every staff member of credible, safety-first organizations,” he explains, “will be happy to answer those questions in detail.” 

Fly Private Friday – We showcase some of the luckiest dogs around as they enjoy the private jet experience

When you buy a jet card your happiest friend may be your best friend. In this edition of #FlyPrivateFriday we scan social media to showcase another good reason to #FlyPrivate – your dog will love you for it!

 

Before we showcase some lucky dogs, remember, before you buy a jet card subscribe to Private Jet Card Comparisons to compare the pet travel policies for over 250 jet card programs. OK, now onto the cute dogs! 

Private Jet Card Comparisons selects “Best Jet Cards For Summer Travel”

If you want to get the most out of your summer vacation travel but aren’t ready to spend $100,000 or more on a jet card, check out these programs that won’t break the bank

 

Airline delays can easily ruin those quick summer getaways, however, having a private jet at one’s disposal can make those weekend trips a pleasure. For flights under two hours, flying privately can cut travel by more than half, and while popular jet card membership programs typically start at $100,000 and can cost over $1 millionPrivate Jet Card Comparisons has identified jet cards that will let travelers take flight without breaking the bank, starting at under $10,000.