Jet Charters & Travel
When You're Ready to Fly Privately
It's time for Jet Aviation's Privileged Travel Program
Aug. 31, 2005 09:00 AM
How to Tell a Good Charter Service Provider
Of the many questions asked over lunch, one that stood out was, “How
do you know a good charter service provider from one that may not be up
to par?” The difficult answer is, unfortunately with a free
marketplace, there are literally thousands of people portraying
themselves as charter service providers in the industry today. One way
to differentiate one from another is their willingness to show you
their facilities and talk about their rigorous safety standards. They
will be proud to discuss their recurrent training for pilots and their
stringent maintenance procedures. They’ll have a round-the-clock
operation seven days a week, and be ready to take your call when you
want to travel, or even just change your itinerary. Believe it or not,
not every charter service provider offers these most basic of aviation
Another way is to look at their resources. Does
the company have a “bricks and mortar” facility, or are they just a Web
page on the Internet? These days it can be difficult to distinguish a
bona fide aviation company from one that has only an Internet presence.
Now more than ever, it’s buyer beware.
clients should know that from Denver, to Düsseldorf, to Dubai – Jet
Aviation has facilities all over the globe in North and South America,
Europe, the Middle and Far East,” Seidel said, “In fact, we operate
over 60 aviation service facilities worldwide. We’re never far from
where you need – or want – to fly.”
On the way back to
Teterboro, things went just as smoothly – and quickly. We were dropped
off at the airport by The Greenbrier, immediately boarded the plane,
and were aloft in seconds. The guests quietly savored the day’s sojourn
as the dessert cheeses and fresh fruit made the rounds in the cabin,
along with some fabulously fragrant German Rieslings.
the possibilities. We could have flown anywhere, to storied St. Andrews
for a round of golf or to St. Tropez for a swim. You could take clients
to lunch, or the family on vacation. A group of friends could purchase
a 10-hour card and jet away to the golf courses of their dreams. The
possibilities are endless, and that’s the beauty of Privileged Travel.
on this particular day it was White Sulphur Springs, in all its
pastoral loveliness. We had gone to West Virginia for lunch, and were
back in New Jersey the same afternoon. “We knew we had made some new
converts,” said Seidel.
So next time you are suddenly seized
by the need for what is possible, remember the Privileged Travel card
and the day you read about it. Your choices and possibilities will
suddenly multiply the day you decide to become a cardholder.
Reach Privileged Travel at 1-888-430-JETS (5387)