Aviation news analysis
50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

JetSmarter launches shared Dubai-London private jet service

Download: Printable PDF Date: 04 Dec 2016 13:30 categories:
Publisher:
JetSmarter launches shared Dubai-London private jet service - Business aviation publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: United Arab Emirates Aircraft: Airplanes

Private jet booking app JetSmarter has announced the launch of a shared private jet service between Dubai and London offering single-seats for hire.

The company said the Dubai to London flight would take off from Al Maktoum International at 8:30pm on Thursdays and arrive at London’s Luton Airport seven-to-eight hours later.

A return flight will be available on Fridays at 12pm.

JetSmarter said use of the two airports would allow a smoother boarding and landing process than through Dubai International and London Heathrow, with passengers able to be picked up directly from the tarmac.

Advance Air Management will operate the route with an Embraer Legacy 650 aircraft.

This can seat 13-14 with three cabin zones and two lavatories, according to the manufacturer’s website.

“We have a large membership base in Dubai, and due to the high demand, we are expanding our intercontinental JetShuttle service which will now connect three major continents – North America, Europe and Asia,” said Sergey Petrossov, founder and CEO of JetSmarter.

“We’re proud to announce this new intercontinental route, as we further establish ourselves as the world’s leading private aviation company and continue our global expansion.”

The route adds to JetSmarter’s scheduled fligths to other cities including Nice, Ibiza, Milan, Moscow, Paris, Geneva, New York, Chicago, South Florida and Los Angeles.

Seat reservations are available through the company’s JetShuttle service on the app.

JetSmarter closed a $20m funding round last year that included investors from the Saudi royal family.

See original image



Loading comments for JetSmarter launches shared Dubai-London private jet service...


Recommended

New Safran plant in India to make parts for the LEAP engine

During a visit to India for the Aero India Show, Philippe Petitcolin, Chief Executive Officer of Safran, and Shri K.Chandrashekar Rao, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Telangana, announced that Safran Ai...

Russia to start flight tests of hybrid aircraft engine in 2020

The flight tests of Russia’s hybrid aircraft engine will start in 2020, CEO of the Baranov Central Institute of Aircraft Motor-Building (TsIAM) Mikhail Gordin told TASS on Monday. The hybrid...

airBaltic Carries 12% More Passengers During First Month of 2019

Latvian airline airBaltic has carried 260 383 or 12% more passengers during January 2019 than in the same period last year to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Mi...

The Embraer Phenom 300 is the world’s most delivered light business jet for the 7th year in a row

Embraer Executive Jets delivered 53 Phenom 300 and Phenom 300E light jets in 2018, according to a report issued by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). This is the seventh consecutiv...