Can you Afford a Private Jet?June 19, 2014
Some of the top private jet companies in the world have started to offer tickets that are a bit more affordable. This luxury experience is now just a little bit more expensive than a first class ticket, but comes with the exclusivity of the privacy. Here are a few of the companies you might be able to afford even if you’re not super wealthy.
Fly with XOJET and enjoy the leather swivel seats, the ability to use your smartphone in flight and so much more. A flight form this company on a private jet will run about $16,500 one way, which accommodates up to nine people.
Another choice, which you can only use with a $2,500 annual membership fee, BlackJet provides some of the best and most exclusive jets on the planet. They started as an invite-only airline, but now they are open to the general public. Expect to spend about $3,500 per person for this private flight.
This company launched in 2009 as a part of JetBlue. They provide flights form over 2,000 airports and they offer SuiteDeals to fill their empty flights last minute. If you can get one of these deals, you can actually take a private flight for up to six people for around $1,000.
Known as the choice for Condoleezza Rice, Vince Vaughn and Keith Urban, this company provides some of the most luxurious flights in the private jet space. The cost is around $1,000 per person and they have flights in many different airports.
Clay Lacy Aviation
With CLA, you can get some of the best executive flights in the business. They offer an Executive Travel Program, which provides discounts for regular passengers. A flight here will run around $6,000 for up to seven people.
All of these private jet companies are providing more affordable flights for those looking for exclusivity. You no longer have to own the plane to flight privately.