Air Partner Private Jets division has a record half year
Air Partner has reported a record first half for its Private Jets division. Performance in the UK was exceptional, with underlying operating profit up 56%.
Good progress was also made in the US and European markets.
Air Partner’s Private Jets division offers two different services: on-demand charter service and JetCard, its highly successful private jet card programme.
The JetCard performed particularly well in the first half of the year, increasing its users to 218 since January 31, 2016.
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As at 31 July, JetCard cash deposits were also up 18% and utilisation rate had increased by 25%.
The summer was particularly busy for the Private Jets division, with some 1,500 flights carried out between 1 June and 31 August 2016. JetCard accounted for 52% of all bookings over this period.
Air Partner has seen high demand for flights to music festivals. The team also chartered flights for rock tours and for performers and attendees travelling to the numerous festivals across Europe.