JetSmarter specializes in providing flyers with a hassle-free travelling experience in shared charter flight or a private one.Since its launch in 2012, the company has attained commendable success, where celebrities fly with them, and vouch for them too. Reading through the comments here it seems they are flying their own planes. JetSmarter CEO Sergey Petrossov on the business model of the private jet company. After a short flight of approximately one-and-a-half hours, guests were whisked off in a Mercedes Sprinter to the renowned Legends Club, adjacent to the Augusta golf course, where Dom Pérignon had set up a luxury hospitality suite.
Now, the company is introducing a new service that promises to makes the experience of traveling up and down the east coast leaner and easier. And although some flights are uber-expensive, others - like a flight to Arlington from Houston for eight people - cost only $365 per person.
Patrick Margetson-Rushmore, chief executive of London Executive Aviation said: 'Private jets are often flown for one-way journeys only, so a sports professional may need to play in a week-long tournament overseas, or a business person could be flying to a two-day conference.
Now, Jetsmarter is like Uber for private jets, which is something I never have to worry about testing out in the future. By flying in the lap of luxury, Gilbert Ott, 29, and Laura Burns, 28, didn't have to endure queues or annoying seatmates - and they scored the free flight in a very simple way that even cash-strapped travellers can replicate.
JetSmarter works only with the operators whose aircraft and pilots are at par with the aviation industry's safety and security standards. The Jetdeals will always be one way by their nature- they are repositioning flights. Whereas with flights, if the trip says 2 hours then it is more like 4 and a half hours out of your day.
JetSmarter, which counts Jay-Z, the rapper whose real name is Shawn Carter, as an investor, plans to expand operations in the Middle East, Asia and Europe with the new funding. Often called Uber ” for private air travel, JetSmarter enables people to book on-demand flights around the world.
The helicopter service will be available twice each Friday, and will fly between two Manhattan heliports to a private jet hangar in the New York metro area. Well, sadly, for most of us, the actual experience of flying in a private jet remains stubbornly out of reach.
The company also allows the passengers to create shared and private flights on their own time and find seats on flights created by fellow members. JetSmarter's PR department would probably offer a message about offering a more dynamic approach” or placing membership within reach” of more customers.
There are some very unique solutions to some very unique problems experienced by the business traveller. The company will offer shuttle flights in Europe on routes including London-Paris and Paris-Geneva starting April after organising flights between Riyadh in Saudi Arabia and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates in December.
London - All travellers - somewhere between the long airport queue to cattle class and a no-frills beach bungalow - fantasise about making their journeys on a private jet or spending sun-soaked weeks on a yacht in the Med. Given that they're a company I've never heard of, and how to fly for free flying their own planes, it would be nice to at least see the planes in their livery.