Articles tagged “private jets”

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Saudi Arabia’s National Carrier Signs Agreement to Buy 100 Lilium Air Taxis

Saudi Arabia’s national flag carrier Saudia announced on Wednesday that it has signed an agreement with German air taxi startup Lilium to purchase 100 jets. With this purchase Saudia intends to launch new electric point-to-point connections as well as seamless feeder connections to Saudia’s hubs for business class guests, the airline said in a release.…

News Blog

Jet Startup Aero Raises $65 Million to Grow Its Network

Semi-private jet company Aero has raised $65 million in funding to expand its network, and to service demand on existing routes. Currently it operates flights to Aspen, Los Cabos and Sun Valley from private terminals in Los Angeles and San Francisco in the U.S, as well as Ibiza, Mykonos, and Nice from London’s Farnborough Airport…

Business Travel

Private Jet Demand On the Rise Despite Mounting Climate Scrutiny

This is where the rubber meets the road for luxury travel — how will companies catering to the one percent step up?

Private Jet Demand On the Rise Despite Mounting Climate Scrutiny

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