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What is Fractional Ownership?

Shared Ownership: Discover the Innovation that Disrupted the Private Jet Hire Industries

We knew there had to be a better solution for private aircraft service. So we created an alternative that disrupted the industry and gave executive travelers a new option with extraordinary benefits. NetJets aircraft ownership provides the immediacy and luxury of whole aircraft ownership, with none of the operational complexities and hidden overhead. Here’s how it works. 

How fractional ownership works

  • It starts with a share
    With NetJets ownership, you purchase a portion or “share” of a specific aircraft. And that share equals a specific number of hours you can fly in that aircraft—with the ability to upgrade or downgrade to any other jet in our fleet.
  • Minimise Capital Investment
    A NetJets share provides the valuable tax benefit of owning a portion of a depreciating asset without the large capital outlay for an entire aircraft. And your investment allows us to continually refresh our inventory, constantly rejuvenating our fleet with the newest aircraft models in the market.
  • Your jet or better
    If your jet isn’t available when you need it, we provide a similar model or upgrade you to the next cabin class at no additional cost. And you always have the option upgrade to an aircraft with more seats or for a longer distance for a fee.
  • No repositioning fees
    NetJets Owners rarely pay ferry charges, the extra fees most charter companies require to reposition aircraft. Our ferry waiver program simplifies travel and often eliminates this added expense.
  • We hire and maintain
    With NetJets, you’ll never have to hire a staff or crew, pay for maintenance or hangars, negotiate fuel costs, or deal with other time-consuming expenses of whole aircraft ownership.
  • The best of all worlds
    Convenience, service, safety, and access. NetJets provides all of this and more. Enjoy your personal Owner Services Team, the cleanest and best-maintained jets in the world, safety protocols that exceed industry standards, jet availability in as few as 10 hours, and a commitment to service and discretion unrivaled in the industry.

A very safe


As a NetJets Owner, your investment is secure and your liquidity is guaranteed, now and into the future. In fact, if at any point after three years you choose to opt out of our ownership program, we will buy back your share. That’s how confident we are in the long-term future of our service.

Take a moment to


NetJets differs from whole aircraft ownership in significant ways. As you consider your options, it may help if you ask yourself: What’s most important to me, my family, and my business?

Whole Aircraft


Whole Aircraft
Meets EASA minimums
Exceeds EASA minimums in safety standards and practices
Whole Aircraft
Employed and managed by owner
Best in class Pilots with bespoke training programme
Availability/ Backup
Whole Aircraft
Inconsistent, self-reliant
Consistent access to most suitable aircraft
Whole Aircraft
Highly experienced international team and procedures
Whole Aircraft
Single aircraft, no flexibility to match to mission
Best in class, with first choice of new aircraft from leading manufacturers
Whole Aircraft
Highly exposed to depreciation
Investment tailored to your need
Whole Aircraft
Entirely out-of-pocket
200 million – 300 million asset protection through insurance
Whole Aircraft
A lot of volatility, continued consolidation 
Financially stable and profitable, not subject to systematic threats
Whole Aircraft
Cost of whole aircraft
Only pay for what you need

Alternatives to shared ownership

Owning a share of a NetJets aircraft is the most popular choice for frequent business travel and for individuals that fly 50 or more hours per year and prefer the advantages of owning the asset and our Private Jet Card programs are a way to access the NetJets fleet in smaller hourly increments.
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We have the right solution to fit your unique travel needs. Become a NetJets Owner today!
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