Articles tagged “private jets”

Airlines

Private Jet Operators Are Stealing Passengers from U.S. Airlines

Private jet operators did not do well in the Great Recession. When March hit, they figured they were stuck in another disaster. But things have turned out better than expected.

Private Jet Operators Are Stealing Passengers from U.S. Airlines

Airlines

Private Jet Bookings Surge in Europe as Trump Travel Ban Nears

The rich really are different from the rest of us. Thursday saw a scramble for flights before coronavirus travel suspension comes into effect on Friday for travel between Europe and the U.S.

Private Jet Bookings Surge in Europe as Trump Travel Ban Nears

Airlines

Greater Interest in Private Jet Travel as Airlines Cancel More Flights to China

As long as travel jitters remain high, it will be difficult for aviation players in Asia to get more business from China, even if wealthy passengers are willing to pay for premium services.

Greater Interest in Private Jet Travel as Airlines Cancel More Flights to China

Airlines

Qatar Airways to Debut Gulfstream’s Biggest Private Jet Yet

Corporations and the super wealthy are the main market for Gulfstream's new private jet, but don't forget the variety of private jet and charter services looking to expand their services.

Qatar Airways to Debut Gulfstream’s Biggest Private Jet Yet

Online Travel

Vista Global Buys Uber-Style Private Jet App

Vista is getting bigger, as more and more companies realize it’s way easier to rent a jet rather than own one outright. Now, this most recent acquisition makes booking seats even easier, but who knows if it will catch on with luxury travelers.

Vista Global Buys Uber-Style Private Jet App

Airlines

How Some Private Jet Operators Try to Cheat the Ultra-Rich

Vendors sometimes take advantage of ultra-rich travelers, thinking they won't notice extra charges. If you're in that tax bracket, do us a favor — check your credit card bills.

How Some Private Jet Operators Try to Cheat the Ultra-Rich

Business Travel

The Changing Market for Private Jets

Booking a seat on a private jet is easier than ever, and there are lots of companies out there thinking more and more people will give it a try. But how low does the price have to go to gain any traction?

The Changing Market for Private Jets

Business Travel

The Growth and Democratization of Flying Private

Any luxury industry experiencing an uptick in new, affluent young customers has a right to be bullish about growth, but it is a combination of logistics, customer service and branding that will eventually set the winners apart from the other players.

The Growth and Democratization of Flying Private

Luxury

Lack of Used Private Jets Spurs Demand for Newer Aircraft

Private jets are catching the eye of wealthy travelers and corporations following a period of soft pricing and reduced depreciation of used planes. For those who can afford it, a $9.7 million jet can be worth avoiding the traditional public aviation experience. They're buying now as prices have begun to creep higher.

Lack of Used Private Jets Spurs Demand for Newer Aircraft

Business Travel

The Ultra-Rich Are Telling Their Travel Agents They Want Extreme Personalization

Most travel agents won't be able to land many one-percenters as clients who can afford these fantastical trips. The good news is it only takes a few per year to make good money off it.

The Ultra-Rich Are Telling Their Travel Agents They Want Extreme Personalization