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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

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The latest news about jet cards and jet card providers. If you are comparing jet cards, jet memberships and the providers, then access the detailed comparison on the right.


The global aviation company saw worldwide growth of 21% in its Program membership – the Vistajet equivalent of a jet card program. The company has introduced stringent procedures to screen aircraft and crew for the coronavirus.

The large jet card and fractional private jet company has started to use its own aircraft to put its pilots and other crew members in place. This program to ferry crew has been put in place to limit the exposure of passengers and flight crews to Covid-19. The company has also treated its planes with an antimicrobial coating system.

Jet Linx, a large jet card membership company, has announced that it is applying the BIOPROTECTUs System to disinfect and protect its fleet of 112 jet aircraft, private Base terminals and facilities throughout the United States. The BIOPROTECTUs System by ViaClean Technologies, encompasses an array of EPA registered and FDA compliant technologies that disinfects and inhibits the growth and spread of bacteria, fungi, algae, mold and viruses as well as provides long-term antimicrobial protection for 90-days.

Wheels Up Citation Excel

While NetJets and Wheels Up have some things in common, their programs and benefits give individual and business flyers much to consider. We have delved into these two private aviation companies, comparing the details of pricing, services, aircraft types and sizes, and member perks.

Private aviation company Magellan Jets has assembled a specially-curated gift box, including a 10-hour jet card membership, for this holiday season.

Delta Private Jets (DPJ) has several different membership and jet card offers that are available through the end of the year. DPJ is the only private jet company affiliated with a major commercial airline, and it leverages this parental relationship to offer some unique benefits.

One of the largest jet card providers, Sentient Jet, has some special offers for new card buyers this holiday season.

The private aviation company, Airshare, offers a twist on most competitors’ hours-based programs. By using a day-based model for both their fractional and jet card programs, the company says their clients can get more flight time hours. With the business traveler in mind, the company focuses its attention in the Midwest and Texas with newer expansions into the Upper Midwest, to optimize round-trip day travel for clients. This article provides an overview of the company highlighting their jet card and aircraft choices.

When it comes to jet selection, features, perks, and membership flexibility, two of the largest jet card providers are NetJets and Sentient Jet. These private aviation giants have been around for several decades offering a wide selection of choices. This article puts these two card companies head to head, zeroing in on their Jet Cards, how they differ and what sets them apart.

The new membership program, Elevate, aims to offer a risk-free private jet membership with a 30-day satisfaction guarantee.

Global private aviation company VistaJet saw a 31% increase in new members in 2018. It recently celebrated its 15th birthday with a forecast for continuing growth this year.

The private aviation firm Wheels Up just launched a new membership tier, Wheels Up Connect. This new level provides access to shared flights and empty legs on the closed fleet of King Airs and Citation Excel/XLs’s. Connect members can also access the suite of lifestyle benefits available for all Wheels Up members.

The private light jet operator has some special offers for new members this holiday season.

The large jet card provider has some special offers for new card buyers this holiday season. 

The private jet company offers two membership programs - the Club Card and the Executive Card. These both provide guaranteed availability in any size jet category, guaranteed hourly rates, plus an Elevated Lifestyle benefits program that includes partnerships with over a dozen luxury services.

Vista Global, the newly formed parent company for VistaJet recently took in $200m in additional funding. They are putting some of this to work straight away by buying XOJet, one of the largest on-demand charter and private jet membership companies in North America.

The private aviation company has a new membership program, aimed at corporate travelers. After paying an annual membership fee, it offers fixed hourly rates on 6 different jet categories.

The private aviation company recently launched a new Sky Access membership option that gives access to the empty leg flights on their fleet and also provides fixed price hourly rates on four private jet categories.

Since its inception in 1997 as a small private jet company, Nicholas Air has grown to become a leading private aviation provider. The company offers a range of highly customizable options for private air travel, including several different types of jet cards.

Jet card provider Magellan Jets is currently offering complimentary extra hours on the purchase of cards in larger aircraft.

There’s a shortage of pilots in the aviation world and this is starting to impact many of the larger operators of business jets. Executive AirShare has announced an across-the-board increase of salaries for pilots to meet the growing demand for their fractional aircraft ownership and jet cards. The average increase is 25%.

Velocity Jets is currently offering a 50 hour jet card on Gulfstream IV aircraft, for an all-inclusive $425,000.

The Directional Aviation company Skyjet has recently launched a new Explorer Membership program. This provides fixed hourly rates for on-demand jet charter and has a lot of jet card type features. One major difference is that it’s a “pay-as-you-fly” program, so there’s no need for large up-front deposits.

Sentient is offering a limited edition SJ25+ jet card which provides access to six of the most popular super-midsize jets, including the Challenger 300, Citation X, Citation Sovereign, Falcon 50EX, Falcon 2000, and Gulfstream 200. All the aircraft are equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi.