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October 2018

Private jet travel vs. first-class

Which is better for business travel?
If you travel regularly for business, you may have found yourself weighing up the pros and cons of traveling first-class on a commercial flight versus procuring a private jet. While there are certain attractions to flying commercially, particularly for those who travel sporadically and cannot justify the financial costs of private jet, flying with NetJets provides a host of unrivalled advantages for frequent fliers. With complete control over your time and schedule and fully personalised service, flying privately with NetJets ensures you total security, privacy and comfort, allowing you to focus on what matters most – your business.

Benefits of flying with NetJets for business over a first-class commercial flight

Quote OpenOffering a seamless experience from start to finish, you’ll be through security and taking off in a matter of minutes, with no queues and no waiting.Quote Closed
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Maximised time
We understand that when it comes to business, time is one of the most precious commodities there is. Individuals who are extremely busy cannot afford to waste time on travel.
With commercial flights, even when it is first-class, there is an inevitable delay as you wait around to get through check-in, security, boarding, and actual take-off. Often subject to unexpected delays and cancellations, it can be unpredictable, and your time is not safeguarded.

With NetJets, we work tirelessly to maximise your time as efficiently as possible from booking right through to take-off. From the word go, your dedicated, 24-hour Owner Services Team are on hand to handle all your needs; they take care of every single detail, so that you don’t have to and can begin preparation for that meeting. Offering a seamless experience from start to finish, you’ll be through security and taking off in a matter of minutes, with no queues and no waiting.
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Personalised service
With private jet travel, the level of service you receive is entirely personalised and geared to meeting your every need – as opposed to a first-class flight.
At NetJets, Clients have a dedicated Owner Services Team who will work to ensure your flight is catered to your requirements, ready for take-off.
Quote OpenWe’re able to respond to changes and shifting priorities as necessary.Quote Closed
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Complete control
Flying commercially comes with the price of giving up your control, as you are at the mercy of an airline, in terms of amenities, timings and routes.
We understand that business leaders value feeling in control and possessing the ability to dictate their schedules. With private travel you attain the highest levels of control, choosing the exact timing and location to suit your schedule. Even when there are unexpected and unavoidable changes or delays, pre-planned contingencies and direct communication means you are always in the loop and involved in key decisions.  

First-class travel is set within the confines of your chosen airline – schedules and locations offer very little flexibility if your business plans change. With private travel, you are able to change your plans with ease as we work to accommodate you. Requiring as little as 10-hours’ notice time from clients, we’re able to respond to changes and shifting priorities as necessary.
Quote OpenEvery NetJets pilot holds an EASA type rating for a specific aircraft, and that’s the only jet they fly.Quote Closed
#4
Proven safety
Here at NetJets, we have an uncompromising commitment to safety.
Across training, investment, experience and standards, there is no one better. Not only are our highly skilled monitoring and management teams and systems all designed to provide the highest standard of safety, but our pilots undergo thorough frequent training and assessment.

Every NetJets pilot holds an EASA type rating for a specific aircraft, and that’s the only jet they fly. They know their aircraft inside out and they can react instinctively to any situation. Additionally, our pilots sharpen their skills twice a year in state-of-the-art simulators that improve their reactions to real-world flight scenarios.
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# 5
Total privacy
When it comes to business travel, many high-level executives prefer to remain anonymous when they travel.
While this can be difficult with commercial flights, when it comes to NetJets, individuals can fly privately without the risk of being recognised and passenger travel data is maintained under strict confidentiality. We can easily deal requests of anonymity – from private boarding lounges that eliminate lines and simplify customs, to exclusive access to secure, private points of departure. Exit your vehicle and board in minutes or enjoy a beverage or snack while your fellow travellers arrive.