How much does flying in a private jet cost without having to buy a private jet?
Face it, everybody enjoys luxury however, luxury isn’t a given. Take flying as an example. We all would love to have our own private jet and fly from destination to destination in style and luxury. Imagine traveling without having to be at the airport three hours before departure or having to share a tiny armrest in coach with a stranger. It sounds heavenly, doesn’t it?
Unfortunately, most people stop dreaming about flying in private jets as soon as they find out the cost of buying one. But what if there was actually a way to enjoy this lifestyle without having to own a private jet or pay charter prices?
How we can assist you with an experience you’ll never forget
Catch-a-Jet is a revolutionary digital platform that enables everyone to fly in style by connecting passengers with operators who offer Empty Leg flights. Imagine a business passenger who charters a one-way flight on a private jet for a flight from New York to Rome. The pilots will ensure a safe and on-time arrival in Rome. But what happens now to the private jet which needs to get back to its base in New York?It has to be flown back empty.
The private jet would have no passengers as the business passenger who chartered the flight only needed to be flown to Rome. Almost the same amount of fuel is being used to fly back empty without any passenger making use of this flight, the so called Empty Leg flight. Catch-a-Jet found the perfect solution for this problem by creating a digital service that connects travelers and operators who offer Empty Leg flights.
Imagine a couple who would like to fly back to New York after a wonderful holiday in Italy. They would like to finish their trip in ease and with a relaxed state of mind. How wonderful would it be if they could book the Empty Leg flight to New York by using a simple and straightforward tool, just on your phone?
Is it truly as easy as click, click, click?
It truly is! Through the Catch-a-Jet app a flight can be booked directly with the operator who is offering the Empty Leg flight in only 3 clicks. The app is very straightforward and easy to use.
When using the Catch-a-Jet app, you are only 3 clicks away from booking an Empty Leg flight directly with the operator that completes the flight. After a match has been made between an available Empty Leg flight and your selected city pairs, you will receive a match notification containing all flight details, pictures of the aircraft and the total price. If you want to book this Empty Leg flight you proceed to enter your contact information and the names of the passengers, review your booking and pay. It really is as simple as this. Payment is fully secure and no passenger information or credit card or bank data is stored.
Is there no exact match on a selected city pair? Then the app will automatically search for alternative flights within a 150 kilometers radius of the chosen city pair. If there is an available flight you can book and pay for this flight within 3 clicks as well.
How much does a private jet cost for a round trip?
You are probably wondering: “How much does an Empty Leg flight cost?” The price per Empty Leg flight varies, howeverEmpty Leg flights are offered with a discount up to 75% compared to regular chartered, private jet flights.
Since you’re only making use of Empty Leg flights, in most cases you will not be able to book a round trip as you normally would when you book a flight with a commercial airline, or as a full paying charter customer. What you will have to do is book two separate trips. Please keep in mind your flights will depend on the original chartered flight being completed and not cancelled.
For example, a charter customer books a one-way charter flight fromIbiza to Amsterdam. The Empty Leg flight would be from Amsterdam back to Ibiza without passengers. You are now able to book this Empty Leg flight from Amsterdam toIbiza direct with the operator through the Catch-a
-Jet app. Do you also want to book an Empty Leg flight back from Ibiza to Amsterdam? This will only be possible if another customer charters a private jet to Ibiza and there is an Empty Leg flight planned to return the aircraft toAmsterdam.
However, if the customer who originally chartered the flight from Ibiza to Amsterdam cancels their flight, then your Empty Leg would also be cancelled as the airplane will not be in Amsterdam and does not needs to make an EmptyLeg flight back to Ibiza. Don’t worry as the operator will reimburse your money as described in your contractional agreement with them.
How much does a private jet cost when traveling in a group?
The cost of hiring a private jet will depend on the size of your group and on the number of seats in the aircraft. There is always a maximum number of seats available depending on the type of private jet bring used for your desired Empty Leg flight.
Private jet means private: YOU book the entire jet and decide who travels with you. The cost of hiring a private jet is for the entire jet, so the price remains the same whether you’re the only passenger for the flight, or whether you bring more people with you. Of course, if you’re traveling with a group, you can split the cost of the private jet flight and calculate the price per person if you want them to pay for themselves. The cost of hiring the private jet flight remains the same, and it’s up to you whether you want to split the costs when traveling with a group.
Costs per passenger will, in many cases, be lower than the price for a business-class or first-class seat with a commercial airline.