New Fleets Afoot

JET CARDS

Program Avantair Edge Card Offered by Avantair Aircraft Avantair’s fleet of Piaggio Aero P.180 Avanti jet-powered turboprops Description Customers purchase access to the Avantair fleet in 15-, 25-, and 50-hour increments Contact 877.289.7180, www.avantair.com

Program Delta Private Jets Card Offered by Delta Private Jets Aircraft Access to Delta Private Jets fleet and discounts on Delta Air Lines first class Description Customers purchase access to a concierge team for booking private and commercial travel Contact 877.541.3548, www.deltaprivatejets.com

Program Flexjet 25 Jet Card Offered by Flexjet (operated by U.S. air carrier Jet Solutions) Aircraft Learjet 40XR, 45XR, and 60XR; Challenger 300 and 604 Description Customers either purchase access to specific aircraft and select number of calendar days and flight hours (in 25-, 30-, and 35-hour increments) or make initial deposit of $100,000 and deduct flight costs from balance Contact 866.473.0025, www.flexjet25.com

Program Getaway, Voyager, and VLJ cards Offered by Magellan Jets Aircraft Various models from Hawker Beechcraft, Cessna, Bombardier, Gulfstream, and Dassault Falcon (Getaway/Voyager); or Eclipse 550 (VLJ) Description Customers purchase jet-specific flight hours in 25-hour increments (Getaway) or 10-hour increments (VLJ), or purchase the $250,000 Voyager card, which grants aircraft flexibility, access to a concierge, and other benefits Contact 877.550.5387, www.magellanjets.com

Program JetPASS Select Jet Card Offered by Flight Options Aircraft Hawker 400XP and 800XP, Citation X, Legacy 600 Description Customers purchase access to Flight Options aircraft in 25-hour increments Contact 877.703.2348, www.flightoptions.com

Program Marquis Jet Card Offered by NetJets Aircraft NetJets fleet Description Customers purchase access to NetJets aircraft in 25-hour increments Contact 877.356.5823, www.netjets.com

Program PlaneClear Debit Card Offered by PlaneClear Aircraft Various models ranging from turboprops to heavy jets Description Customers make a minimum deposit of $100,000, which guarantees the better of two fixed-pricing options determined on a trip-by-trip basis Contact 877.359.1101, www.flyplaneclear.com

Program Sentient Jet Card and 25-Hour Card Offered by Sentient Jet Aircraft Jets of various makes offered by category and age class Description Customers purchase $150,000 initial deposit, which provides access to aircraft at hourly rates locked in for two years, or access to 25 hours of flight time with hourly and fuel rates locked in for 12 months from the date of purchase Contact 866.602.0051, www.sentient.com/jet-cards

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