Posts Tagged ‘Jetsmarter’

Making Private-Jet Travel Available to the Masses

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
Credit: JetSmarter

Credit: JetSmarter

Having a fresh $20 million in funding from prominent investors in Saudi Arabia, London and Hollywood, California, private air-transportation charter service JetSmarter has major plans for expansion. JetSmarter, referred to as the “Uber of private jets,” has taken on the mission of shaking up the private aviation industry, specifically the way private jets are chartered. (more…)

Will An Uber-Like Company Lead To Affordable Private Jets For The Masses?

Friday, July 3rd, 2015
WN / Arturo Ubaub

WN / Arturo Ubaub

By now, industry experts and consumers alike know Uber’s impact upon the taxi industry. The company succeeded in charging competitive rates for on-demand rides. Users access a simple smartphone app, book a car, and they’re ready to go. Despite groans from taxi operators, Uber continues to see incredible success. Certain challenges fact the company moving forward, but Uber could revolutionize other industries. Is the aviation industry the next travel sector to see an Uber-like service? (more…)