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Owning a private jet

Are you someone whose job requires them to make plans at short notice? Perhaps you’re frequently asked to drop what you’re doing and jet across the world to an important business meeting overseas?

For those having to make ad hoc arrangements on a regular basis, owning a private jet can seem like a sensible solution. It would allow you to be increasingly flexible and mean you could quickly be in the air – vital for those rushing to meet a tight deadline or attend an emergency appointment.

Enjoying that sense of freedom and independence is certainly an enticing prospect, but is it the only answer? Here, we’ll run through the benefits and outline the cost of owning a private jet as well as discussing any alternative options that might be open to all the frequent flyers out there.

The perks of owning a private jet

Owning a private jet offers a range of privileges. Not only does it afford you a certain status, but the practical benefits are vast and varied. You’ll be able to organize your travel arrangements to fit in perfectly with your plans, rather than rely on the commercial airlines’ timetables, which may not be ideally suited to your schedule.

There is also the opportunity to enjoy a greater level of luxury on board, with five-star service at your fingertips as you soar through the skies. Owning a private jet also means you have greater control over your flight details, and you can choose the airport closest to your final destination for greater convenience. However, there are some downsides – not least the costs involved.

The cost of owning a private jet

For those wondering ‘how much does it cost to own a private jet?’, it’s a difficult question with no set answer, but the reality is that they can prove extremely expensive. The cost of owning a private jet can run into the millions, including fees for:

As you can see, the cost of owning a private jet can be sky-high, and you need to be certain that you’re getting value for your money. If you don’t think ownership is the way to go, then here at VistaJet we may have the perfect answer for you.

A VistaJet membership: Luxury travel at a fraction of the cost

Thanks to our fleet of 70+ Bombardier business aircraft – the largest private collection in the world – we can offer you all the perks of exclusive air travel without the drawbacks of owning a private jet. We’ve flown to almost 2,000 airports in 96% of nations around the world, and you too could become part of the VistaJet family by joining one of our membership schemes.

Program membership

Our Program members benefit from the guaranteed availability of our aircraft and you’ll always be given priority over non-members. A Program membership offers a greater deal of flexibility, too, as you can arrange a flight with as little as 24 hours’ notice, which is perfect for those who sometimes need to make spontaneous plans.

Direct membership

Meanwhile, Direct members can use our empty leg flights, which offer access to all corners of the world at a hugely discounted price – a cost-effective alternative to owning a private jet. You can set up notifications so that you’ll always know when one of our luxury aircraft is available close by to take you where you need to be.

Take to the skies with VistaJet

Becoming a VistaJet member means enjoying all the privileges of luxury air travel without taking on the cost of owning a private jet. You can discover the VistaJet value by using our cost calculator, which allows you to compare the price of membership to the total you spend on your current travel arrangements.

If you’d like to know more about our membership schemes or if you wish to enquire about hiring one of our exclusive, luxury aircraft then please feel free to contact us. We’d love to help you climb above the clouds and fly with an extra touch of elegance. That’s the VistaJet way.

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