Being a pioneer in the private jet industry for more than 30 years now, Private Jet Charter has seen many trends emerge especially after the pandemic struck, and a lot changed in the aviation industry too. Commercial air travels plummeted during the pandemic, as the airlines slashed their schedules and lowered their routes and it has presented a great opportunity for the private jet industry. Ryanair cut almost one thirds of their network in winter 2020, while EasyJet at that time ran at 25 per cent capacity, even though the aviation industry remained resilient. Heathrow, the second busiest airport in the world for international passenger traffic, saw an 88 per cent fall in passenger numbers during the summer of 2020. These made the private jets special in certain ways. First thing that strikes to the mind is the convenience, privacy and luxury. But there is one main significant advantage and that is safety, which was most crucial in the crisis times. A normal commercial flight contained up to 700 points of contact from check-in to arrival, whereas in the private jets it was as little as 20, especially with the charter flights. There’s no line up for the passengers at baggage claim, check-in or boarding; the use of private terminals, where there are significantly fewer people; and once aboard the aircraft, the passengers didn’t have to share the cabin with anyone else. Like all other sector Charter jets also took the pandemic seriously and used to disinfectant the cabins regularly and ensured the cabin crew and the pilots were regularly tested.
Hugh Courtenay, Owner, Private Jet Charter said that it was not the safety measures which attracted the customers. But it was the use of the most advanced technology which gave the edge to the company. The team of Private Jet Charter were highly trained experts. This helped them react quickly to the changes which were being made during the pandemic, and could contact hundreds of various aircraft types and owners in seconds. The people who were worried about getting on a commercial flight now had the opportunity of flying in jets at short notice and the best part was that all the details were left to the company to manage.
Hugh said that since the time of pandemic, before and after the restrictions were put in place and lifted, they flew many clients to many destinations. They have over 5000 aircrafts at their disposal which helped them make any last minute changes and was able to arrange flights within two hours. And with private jets, the travel time is also reduced which is a benefit for the clients. Even though the private jets are subjected to the same restrictions as that of commercial flight, they can fly directly to airports that commercial airline can’t reach and this made the clients get closer to their destinations quicker without taking the lengthy connecting flight. Some destinations still remain challenging due to the continued restrictions. But being on the top chain, it has enabled the team to be regularly updated and they have communications with the clients to get them to their requested destinations without them having to worry about the details.
They fly some of the world’s top business people, executives and teams by private business jets; this is where they truly shine. They ensure a flawless travel experience, whether it’s a multi-sector trip, last-minute business meeting or one of frequent corporate charter trips. They guarantee that no matter how short the notice, they can get their business clients to where they need to be, as their team of experts are on hand 24 hours a day. Executive airliners are the crème de la crème of the private-jet charter world. Many come furnished with business and conference centers, lounge areas and reserved suites ideal for conducting business in the air. For those looking for safe, reliable travel, flying private is the way to go. And with affordable prices and responsible travels, not just the businessmen, now even the families are considering to fly in private jet and necessary measures have taken on this criteria too, to make them feel safe while the journey.