With the stock market ticking upward and businesses slowly coming out of the recession, hundreds of private jets will be occupying those fields. While many will be owned by large corporations ferrying CEO’s, celebrities and big wigs to the game, others will be chartered by groups of people—friends, families - who want the convenience, style and speed of travel by private jet.
Of course, flying by private jet to a football game seems extravagant by most people's standards. But value is in the eye of the beholder. Even those who can afford it are looking for the best price. They’re often weighing the cost of transporting a group of 6 to 12 people using a private jet service against flying first-class commercial. They’re also looking at the extra costs of staying in hotels (on the most expensive weekend of the year) for 1-2 extra days in order to get in and out on a commercial flight along with thousands of others.
"Most of our clients have high net worth, but they come to us because we save them money" said Don Bishop, CEO of Charter Auctions, an online exchange for jet charter flights that takes advantage of one simple fact: A lot of corporate jets are flying from one place to another with no one but the pilot and the copilot inside.
According to Bishop, at any given time, one-third of all corporate jets are flying empty. Sometimes they've dropped off one group of people and are on their way to pick up another, or they’re flying back home. "We're able to book those empty legs for our client, often at the last minute and at substantial savings over a straight charter'" Bishop explained.
Normally, jet charter flights toan event like the Super Bowl have to be planned way ahead. But because companies like Charter Auction specialize in filling empty planes, last minute plans can be accommodated. To book jet charter flights, clients submit their itinerary online and Charter Auction submits it to operators who have empty planes that happen to coincide with the itinerary. Charter Auction clients then receive up to six bids for their trip.
About Charter Auction
Charter Auction is an online exchange for jet charter pricing, utilizing exclusive aircraft locater technology to make private jet service more affordable for executive travelers. We offer point-to-point, executive jet charter services anywhere in the world, at anytime. We also offer additional services including gourmet catering and door-to-door destination services with our chartered flights. Our company was established to provide affordable private air charter travel services to business travelers and offer guaranteed competitive charter flight prices to travel agents and corporate flight departments. Here at Charter Auction our most dedicated services is to provide aircrafts that meet or exceed the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. This model allows us to provide the least expense travel arrangements without ever compromising safety. Please visit us online at http://www.charterauction.com