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PRIVATE JET CHARTER VS. LEASE: CHOOSING THE BEST PLAN

February 15, 2021

At their core, private jet charter programs offer a “pay as you go” solution to private travel, but that “fly and forget” convenience comes with several costs that may make you wonder why you chose charter over commercial.

 

In a charter environment, your travel needs are still subject to the supply and demand dynamics of an ever-changing market, which often includes your aircraft and crew. Additionally, it must be noted that due to high demand and limited fleet sizes, aspects such as safety, reliability, and availability – to say nothing of flexibility – can vary with chartered flights.

 

Jet leasing, on the other hand, minimizes your exposure to market demands and increases your safety, reliability, and availability thresholds while offering a less capital-intensive solution to outright private aircraft ownership.

 

If you’re ready to explore the best that private aviation has to offer, Flexjet’s private aviation experts can provide you with everything you need to make a truly informed decision, from jet card programs, to leases and fractional ownership. We look forward to building a relationship with you, one that is dedicated to providing exclusive, personalized service, and a truly world-class experience.

 

Does Flexjet Offer Private Jet Charters?

 

At Flexjet, we are what is called a “closed fleet”, so it is not available to the open charter market. You must have a fractional, lease or jet card commitment with us to access out fleet.

 

However, private jet travelers can access second generation Flexjet aircraft – which are no longer sold fractionally by Flexjet – through its sister company FXAIR.

 

For more on leasing with Flexjet, visit this page.

 

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Private Jet Leasing Pros and Cons

Benefits of Flexjet Private Jet Leases