In years past, the world of private jet charter was seen as an exclusive club, with only the wealthiest individuals as members. This is just not the case anymore. Changing economic conditions have prompted many private jet charter companies to adapt their business models, offering more efficient as well as more affordable jet charter travel options.
One of these options is empty leg flights. An empty leg is a situation that arises when an aircraft must reposition from one location to another ‘empty handed.’ In order to get the jet where it is needed for its next flight, an operator may opt to sell a trip at a discounted price.
Another more affordable jet charter travel option is a one-way flight. One-way flights are jet charter flights with schedules and destinations that are already determined. This type of flight does not need to position back to base, but is still available for purchase at a discounted price.
There are many benefits to chartering one-way and empty leg flights.
Empty leg jet charters are good for business and leisure travelers with flexible travel itineraries. Empty leg flights populate on the basis of availability so when travelers have some options of flexibility with regard to their departure times and travel dates, they can enjoy jet charter travel at a more affordable price.
One-way charters are a good choice for travelers planning trips that are extended in length. When planning an extended trip, a one-way private jet charter allows a travel to avoid …