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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 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%.

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.

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

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.

The charter and jet card company has several current offers across various jet sizes.

With the current Air Partner promotion, new members who purchase a 15+ hour JetCard, receive an additional one free hour. 

The charter and membership operator has a variety of aircraft in its fleet including the Phenom 100, Phenom 300, Citation CJ3 and Legacy 650. Current offers for its membership programs provide up to $18,000 in flight credits.

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:

Jet Linx saw more than a 20 percent increase in Jet Card holders in 2016, bringing the total number to 1,200 members.

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.

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.