Time is a precious commodity we can ill afford to waste. No one knows this more than businessman and women who travel across the country on commercial airlines to conduct their business in various cities. When flying with commercial airlines you are truly at the mercy of the airport traveling from and every airport in between. Experienced travelers know that a storm in New York can cause a ripple effect of delays up and down the East Coast. The more severe the storm the more chances there are for cancellations. In fact, during the recent hurricane over 9,000 flights had to be canceled. Do you think you can put your business on hold like that? You don’t ever have to stress out or missing a flight if you enlist the services of a private aircraft charter.
A business jet charter allows you to pick the time and place you would like to fly in and out of. These charters work on your schedule. One of the biggest benefits is no long security lines. You show up at the private airport, hand over your bag and climb aboard. Once in the cabin you’ll be flying in luxury in cozy seats with plenty of leg and elbow room. A private aircraft charter can also be loaded up all kinds of amenities that allow you conduct your business while in the air. Of course if you just want to relax you can do so in great comfort. Many of these private jets are configured to have bedrooms and even full showers. Try getting that kind of comfort on a commercial airliner!
If you’ve never flown on a private aircraft charter you’ll need to do a little research in order to make sure you’re getting the best deal. If you live in a major city chances are you’ll have several business jet charter companies to choose from. Each one should have their own professional looking website that you can review for prices and testimonials but your research doesn’t have to stop there. You can also check out the FAA documentation and certification that each charter company must have.
As you begin to shop around for a private aircraft charter take notice of how their customer service is. You should be able to develop a relationship with a single representative from the company who can handle all of your booking. You’ll also want to make sure that this business jet charter is flexible with regard to changing departure and arrival times. If it ever feels like you’re a burden to the customer service reps maybe this isn’t the charter company should be working with.
For those of you who really want to delve into the reputation of a particular business jet charter you can also find out about their requirement for minimum pilot hours. Each company has their own standards when it comes to how often a pilot can fly. And pilot should also go through periodic training in a full-motion simulator. Ideally this should occur every six months. Don’t hesitate to ask the last time your pilot had a check up!
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