The private jet has belonged to a niche of celebrities and millionaires for a good long while. After all, the means of travel has long been an icon of luxury, the signature of a rich life that demands style from outfits to air travel. It might seem preposterous to claim that such travel options are expanding to include everybody, especially as people are getting poorer overall in the UK as the years go by.
However, the private jet charters are stretching their services to be more flexible, catering to a wider variety of customer. Within measure and reason, many potential passengers can easily find themselves strapping in and enjoying perks of private planes. This article is to outline as to just how this is achievable, and why private planes are becoming popular!
No doubt private jet chartering used to be an exclusive club, deals and transactions made only to those in the know. Private in more than ways than just a name, the doors remained firmly closed on those who were not ‘classy’ enough to join the rich circle.
However, these days everyone has a smartphone or computer, and access to the private plane largely stems from there. Luxury can be accessed from a quick google search, redefining the whole process of accessing luxury travel. With the click of a button or swipe of the screen, soon after its buckle up and wheels up!
Many commercial airlines have fixed destinations, unable to change course or the time of take-off. Consequently, there is very little flexibility in their journey, locked into a plan that is easily foiled by factors such as bad weather or slacking schedules.
However, many are drawn to the private jet charters simply because they put the customer first, and may even one-up their original promise. For example, if a storm is impacting the flight path, a private jet won’t delay its services and simply zoom around it and even land at another airport. Additionally, if you’re late they’ll simply wait! After all, you’ve paid for their promise, so the service is assured!
There is a broad spectrum of ways to save money while travelling to different places. In a bizarre twist, the private jet can be one such method, largely responsible for the boom in popularity.
Cue the empty legs flights, a scheme that plane charter companies offer that allow a discounted, one-way trip back to base. Whether planned long in advance or whipped out at the last minute, the flights fill empty seats so that the trip to refuel or restock isn’t a total loss. It’s a win-win all round, and most of all for the customer!