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Making Sense of Your Many Private Jet Options

Sep 17, 2021

 

Not too long ago, if you wanted to avoid all of the many hassles of commercial air travel and fly private, your options were fairly limited. You could buy your own business jet or charter an entire executive aircraft, and that was pretty much it.

Today, there are more ways to fly on a private jet than ever before, from fractional ownership to shared flights – how do you know which option is best for you?  Making the decision is based on three things:

  • Your budget
  • The locations you most often fly between
  • How many times a year you wish to fly private

Buy Your Own Plane

Many people still have the financial ability, the need, and/or the desire to purchase their own private jet. However, unless you fly more than 100 hours a year, no matter how rich you are, it simply is not your best option. For those that fly less than that, say between 50 and 100 hours a year, fractional jet ownership was the first alternative to owning or leasing your own private jet.

As a fractional jet owner, you buy into part-time use of the aircraft. There are some good things about fractional jet ownership, primarily, you do not have to worry about management and operational costs and issues such as insurance maintenance, crew expenses, etc., as you would if you owned your own jet.

However, the fractional jet ownership model is very similar to owning a real estate timeshare, and like a timeshare, it comes with its set of disadvantages. You get locked into a long-term contract, you are locked into only one or maybe a few airplanes you can fly, and there are no guarantees of availability when you want or need to fly.

Your Best Private Aviation Option

XO offers an innovative alternative to the dated and overpriced services offered in private aviation today, all while challenging the commercial aviation industry through competitive pricing and an unparalleled flight experience. XO gives users unlimited access to a wider fleet, wherever you are in the world, and the ability to enjoy the highest service and operational standards in private aviation.

Simply put, there is no quicker or hassle-free way to fly private than to search for and book a flight using the XO app.

XO is changing everything that even the most experienced traveler thinks they know about booking and flying on a private jet.

Only XO offers our unique sharing model. Simply search our app or website for shared flights for where you want to go and when you want to fly. Book your seat and experience the perks of flying private for less than you ever thought possible.

Our crowdfunding option makes booking and flying on a private jet as easy as one, two, three.

 

Step 1

Search for your flight. You can initiate a flight or join an existing pending flight for RISK-FREE. You will not be charged anything until your flight is confirmed.

Step 2

Once your flight is confirmed, you’ll receive your itinerary.

Step 3

Enjoy your hassle-free private travel experience.

Here is the best part. You risk nothing by creating or joining a crowdfunded flight prior to confirmation. It is free to create, it’s easy to join, and it’s simple to cancel anytime up until confirmation.

Fly XO and experience private aviation the way it was meant to be.

 

If you would like more information about this post, or any of our programs, please feel free to contact our team at +1-888-80-FLY-XO or schedule a call.