Despite double-digit hikes in charter and card pricing, demand has stayed at record levels. And the aircraft shortage remains.
The biggest challenge is offering instant pricing like commercial airlines do.
Turboprops are bizav’s overlooked middle child. With fuel prices and regional travel up, some operators view them as a better business jet.
Depending on the number of travelers, companies like Wheels Up say up to 50 percent can be saved on flights.
At business aviation’s biggest show, CEOs are ecstatic: Aviation firms are seeing record growth in airplane and charter sales.
Both Wheels Up and Directional Aviation are enlisting choppers to offer fliers fast access to urban centers.
More people are using private jets for vacations and hybrid travel that blends business and leisure.
The country’s second-largest private air provider is partnering with Bell to provide flight service from city centers to regional airports.