Published December 2021
Jet cards have made their mark on the private jet space despite the service model being less than 15 years old. And like the companies leading private charter, jet cards continue to adapt to better serve their clientele. Over the course of 2021 though, private aviation faced its most difficult industry challenges in decades. Pilot shortages, travel restrictions, and most significantly, reduced desire to travel.
Now as individuals and businesses make their plans for 2022, the immediate future looks very different for jet cards.
Published November 2021
The Covid 19 pandemic caused dramatic upheaval in the vast majority of industries around the world. Still, private aviation found itself among the handful of services that made the world safer and more accessible during our global quarantine. This meant that well-built private aviation companies remained resilient during the worst of Covid. More significantly, private aviation has seen its largest growth on record as the world has slowly reopened.
With demand at all-time highs, many private aviation clients are looking for ways to secure stronger availability and lock in predictable pricing. Today, we invite you learn from our team of personal aviation consultants on how to streamline your private travel experience in a crowded marketplace.
Published October 2021
This winter, we're seeing unprecedented demand for luxury vacation destinations – everything from bespoke ski experiences to sun-seeking R&R on the coasts. If you're looking for an unforgettable getaway this winter, here are a few destinations capable of exceptional entertainment.
Published September 2021
Illegal private jet charters have long been a problematic undercurrent in the world of private aviation. With the Covid 19 pandemic driving up demand the safety and privacy of personal travel, a new wave of providers have been attempting to participate in the surge of new business. The problem?
Not all of those providers are legally certified to service commercial private aviation clients.
Here, we’ll walk you through the dangers associated with illegal private jet charters as well as how to identify them in your research process.
Published August 2021
There's an annual occurrence in the private aviation world that catches many newer customers by surprise – the holiday rush. Although most people assume they need to make their private charter arrangements earlier, they don't always realize just how much advance notice is needed.
If you're considering chartering a private jet for your holiday travels this year, there are a few things you should be aware of.
Published July 2021
Private aviation has seen a remarkable surge in new passengers in the midst of the global recovery from COVID 19. The pandemic ushered in a heightened demand for safety and privacy, driving the growth of first-time flyers.
Published June 2021
Over the past year, Covid 19 brought with it sweeping changes affecting nearly every aspect of normal life. Among those changes is one that has surprised many - the growth of the private aviation industry. During a year of restricted travel and critical health & safety concerns, private aviation found itself well positioned to be a rare bright spot in the midst of crisis.
Published May 2021
As America continues to emerge from the Covid 19 lockdowns that limited travel throughout 2020, private aviation has seen a resurgence with more passengers than ever making the leap to private aviation. The freedom to travel with heightened safety measures and minimal airport contact has opened new doors for many leisure seekers.
With plans being made and courses being set, we're here to share with you today the most popular destinations for summer vacations via private jet charter for 2021.
Published April 2021
Over the last year, the devastating Covid 19 pandemic has changed the way the aviation industry approaches safety. In the middle of the crisis with large sectors of the travel world ground to a halt, we at Dumont JETS turned to meet the challenge head on.
Published March 2021
Welcome to the exceptional world of private aviation where you get to enjoy complete control of your travel experience. Private aviation delivers the freedom to tailor every detail to your unique preferences and needs. Here, we've assembled a guide to help you understand private jet charter (and its alternatives) so you can better understand the best choices for you.
Published February 2021
Those who choose to fly privately do so for the freedom to tailor their travel experience to their unique trip. Part of that process involves selecting the right aircraft for your travel plans. Today, Dumont JETS will walk you through the most important considerations that help will you determine what type of aircraft will best serve your needs.
The most common question I’m asked is, “What is the best way to fly private?”, and by "best" they most often are referring to the most cost effective way to fly private. My initial answer is always the same, “Have a close friend that owns an airplane that lets you fly for his direct operating costs.”
Since those friends are very hard to come by, I have outlined two of the most common ways to fly private today: Jet Card/Membership Programs and Charter. Another question, I am often asked is, “Which is better - a Jet Card/Membership program or Charter?” My answer is almost always - both.