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UNDERSTANDING THE OPTIONS
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3. Program Characteristics 

 

 

 

Private Jet Travel: Understanding the Options  

October 2003 

 

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go, whenever you want to leave.  Charter can be the most flexible of all business 
aviation options in terms of obtaining the right aircraft for any specific mission, 
the ability to book at the last second, go anywhere you want to go and at any 
time. Of course, it is always subject to availability, the service delivery can 
sometimes be inconsistent, especially between operators, and you will have to 
pay for whatever inefficiencies you drive. 
 
Charter requires no significant level of aviation knowledge or expertise to utilize. 
Similarly, there are no great liability concerns as the Charter company bears 
responsibility for regulatory and safety compliance. 
 
Key Areas to Consider When Evaluating Charter 

•  Reputation of Charter company and/or “broker” 
•  Audit approach and standards of operator and/or “broker” 
•  Efficiency of travel (e.g., time between outbound and return flights) 
•  Quality of aircraft chartered and consistency of delivery 
•  Frequency of Charter needs 
•  Advertised versus actual Charter cost 
•  Operator fleet number and variety of aircraft 

"Chartering a plane, either directly from a charter company or through a charter broker, is often the most cost effective way to fly private."

Independent Source: Deloitte Private Wealth, Private aircraft: Flying private makes sense for those with the right information (page 20)
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