The private aviation provider has tied up with its parent to offer two free business class round-trip tickets on Delta Air Lines between the U.S. and Europe. These are available to anyone who purchases a $250,000 or greater jet card with Delta Private Jets.
The Boston-based private aviation solution provider has launched a membership program, created specifically for corporate travelers.
The large global aviation provider VistaJet calls its Jet Card type product a “Program membership.” Just like a jet card the members prepay for a number of hours. VistaJet frequently refers to its program as an asset-free hourly subscription model and reported that 40% of its new business in 2016 came from customers moving away from fractional or full aircraft ownership.
One of the largest jet card providers has a very limited time offer that includes extra hours, gift cards and rate lock extensions.
This is the first time the company has used the NetJets brand for a jet card. Prior to this, all its cards came from Marquis Jets. This new card has some different features to the regular Marquis jet card. Here's the rundown on what's new and different:
The CEO of one of the largest jet card issuers recently talked to the Boston Globe, discussing his company, their customers and sharing some insights on their cards.
Jet Linx saw more than a 20 percent increase in Jet Card holders in 2016, bringing the total number to 1,200 members.
Private Jet Services was founded in 2003, and grew its business by supplying large private aircraft to professional sports teams, entertainers on tour and corporations requiring a private shuttle. They are leveraging all this knowledge with their PJS Jet Card.
Up until a few years ago, Flight Options was one of the largest private aviation companies, offering fractional ownership, jet cards and leases. In 2013 its parent company also bought Flexjet and has been rationalizing the two brands since then. Moving forwards Flight Options will transition to become a charter operator, and Flexjet will continue to offer a fuller range of private aviation products.
JetSuite has grown rapidly to become one of the largest section 135 charter operators. Its membership option works like a jet card and offer access to their fleet of Phenom 100s in the western US, JetSuite Edition CJ3s in the eastern and western US, and the newly added 30 passenger Embraer 135s.
While Wheels Up doesn't use the term jet card for its products, it does have two offerings which are jet cards in all but name. At Wheels Up they use the term "Pre-Purchase Programs" to describe these products, and just like a jet card you are pre-paying to lock in time on their fleet.
The private aviation provider recently reported year-to-date, new jet card sales are up 40% over last year, while charter revenue is up 58%.
Solairus manages one of the five largest fleets of well-appointed, late-model aircraft in the USA. It offers a jet card type program that it calls Altitude By Solairus, and refers to this as a private membership charter club. Here's an overview of the program.
NetJets sells its jet cards under two brand names - The Marquis Jet Card in North America and NetJets Europe Private Jet Card. Both are available in different commitment levels and also in various aircraft type combinations. Altogether, between both brands, NetJets has over 3,900 jet card clients.
Sentient Jet, the largest independent Jet Card provider, recently announced its summer performance results, recording its best-performing summer since 2008. The announcement included details on the number of jet card clients and the company revenue.
The global air charter company, Air Partner, is offering a 5-hour jet card for a limited time this summer. Cards with a low number of hours like this are a good way to try out a card program and see whether a jet card is the right solution for your travel needs.
Cofounders Patrick Harris and Jessica Osterneck started Velocity Jets in 2007. The companies jet cards offer access to a range of aircraft from turboprops, light jets up to heavy jets such as Gulfstream IV and V's.
Magellan Jets is offering a 10 hour jet card to help parents and children see prospective campuses before making their college decisions. Pricing starts at $43,500 and comes with a selection of services to help make the trip smooth and productive.
Sentient Jet is offering a special destination themed 25-Hour Jet Card which provides exclusive offers to customers this holiday season.
This 25 hour jet card is offered to both corporate and individual China-based travelers, for when they travel abroad. The card grants entry to a large cabin aircraft in the NetJets U.S. and European fleet for an 18-month term, and is designed to be used by Chinese travelers in the U.S., EU and Switzerland.
If you are looking for a personalized solution for your next jet card, Magellan Jets has just announced a new "Build-A-Card" program. Customers can choose from a selection of options, to create the perfect card for their own traveling needs. The choices include jet category, amount of hours, and two additional add-ons, including no peak surcharge and 1.5 hour minimums.
Paramount Business Jets recently introduced two new charter jet cards, the Platinum Services jet card and Black Card Membership programs. They both offer direct from operator, true wholesale pricing on any aircraft available for charter.
Sentient Jet recently announced that 2013 was its best year since 2008. The company saw key metrics rise to levels not seen since 2008 and reports having more than 4,000 jet cardholders, making it the world’s largest independent jet card provider.
One of the largest private aviation companies is offering a limited edition 10-hour jet card for $44,000.
The card provides access to the Flight Options fleet of Hawker 400XP light jets on 342 days of the year. The blackout dates all fall during the winter holiday season (Jan, Feb, Nov & Dec), which is typically the most demanding time of year for the Flight Options fleet.
"Flight Options are saying that this is "the ideal solution to your holiday shopping list with no long-term commitment or broker fees."
The $44,000 excludes fuel surcharges and Federal Excise Taxes.
Like most other private aviation companies, Flight Options normally offers 25-hour cards. So this is a way to try out their fleet and service levels.
Sentient Jet is seeing an increase in sales this holiday season, including brisk sales of a promotional 20-Hour Holiday Jet Card. The 20-Hour Holiday Jet Card will only be available through 2013 and comes with all the same features and benefits of the Sentient 25-Hour Jet Card, including access to Light, Mid, Super-Mid and Heavy aircraft and a one-year lock on both hourly rates and fuel surcharges.