The page you are looking for is temporarily unavailable.
Please try again later

Travel The new high-fliers: Private jets are taking off with millennial customers

12:25  11 april  2017
12:25  11 april  2017 Source:   cityam.com

People are really annoyed about Airbnb's 'hidden' 3% conversion fee

  People are really annoyed about Airbnb's 'hidden' 3% conversion fee  If you're an Airbnb user, chances are that you've probably booked a room in another country at some point. If you've done that in the last six months or so, you probably paid more without even realising it. If you've done that in the last six months or so, you probably paid more without even realising it.

The new high - fliers : Private jets are taking off with millennial customers . Take the strain and hassle out of travelling with children when you fly private for your next trip away. [ ]

Travelling with your pets is made easier with Stratajet, learn all you need to know about flying with your furry friends here. stratajet.com With private jet travel becoming more accessible to members of the public, it’s no longer an industry reserved just for [ ] The new high - fliers

  The new high-fliers: Private jets are taking off with millennial customers © Provided by CityAM

Millennials may consider themselves an unlucky generation financially, but according to private jet booking platform Stratajet they still have sky-high ambitions. Literally.

The platform consulted its database of 10,000 members and found the fastest-growing customer group was the 18-24 year-olds, while the number of women searching for private jets has doubled since 2016 and is rising faster than men.

Private jets have often been dubbed the domain of male business executives, but Stratajet says the market has opened up to an increasingly tech-savvy and younger private flier.

After United dragging incident, 3 major airlines change policies affecting bumped passengers

  After United dragging incident, 3 major airlines change policies affecting bumped passengers Delta has raised the compensation available to passengers who have to give up their seats on overbooked flights to nearly $10,000 (around £7,900). American promises that no passenger who has boarded a plane will be removed to give the seat to someone else.And, United said it will no longer allow crew members to displace passengers who are already seated on a plane.The changes at the three major U.S. airlines address traveler concerns following the infamous United incident last week in which a passenger was dragged off a plane when he refused to give up his seat for a crew member.

The new high - fliers : Private jets are taking off with millennial customers . Millennials may consider themselves an unlucky generation financially, but according to private jet booking platform Stratajet they still have sky-high.

The new high - fliers : Private jets are taking off with millennial customers . Millennials may consider themselves an unlucky generation financially, but according to private jet booking platform Stratajet they still have sky-high.

The most active segment is the 25-34 age group which carried out nearly a third of all searches on the site, while over two-thirds of the searches were performed by customers aged 44 or younger. Stratajet said this bucked the industry average of passengers being over the age of 40 and it wasn't just searches; these translated into bookings too.

Stratajet offers a search engine to compile costs of a range of aircrafts for users, which can then be booked instantly, providing quick access to private jets.

Jonny Nicol, founder and chief executive of Stratajet, said: "As consumers become increasingly time-poor, they require instant access to a range of services and private jet travel should be no different. So it is encouraging that this data demonstrates a much-needed shift in the mentality of the private aviation industry."

How to get a hotel room upgrade

  How to get a hotel room upgrade Because who can afford to pay for a suite these days?So it's good to know some of the little tricks that could help us, say, get an upgrade on a hotel room every once in a while. And according to The Sun, there's a pretty simple way of doing it.

BUSINESS FLIERS eager to preserve their sanity despite a Beyonce-like schedule have long justified the exorbitant expense of traveling by private jet . Aircraft makers are betting that at least a handful of nerve-frayed customers will think so. The market is admittedly rarefied— customers need at least a

It's also usual for private jet customers to book their flight just a week before they're due to take off . This proportion of ultra wealthy fliers also work predominately in finance, banking and investment, according to the Jet Traveler Report.

"The adoption of technology, especially via smartphone devices, will continue to lift the industry’s barriers of inaccessibility, in turn increasing the scope for more and more people to find that private jet travel is well within their means," he added. "As this happens we fully expect smartphones to become the go-to means for consumers to access private aviation, further changing the way people travel.”

Related: Inside the world's most expensive private jets (by Lovemoney)

Palaces in the sky: Opulent hotels with wings, the planet's most pricey private jets are the preserve of pampered billionaires who wouldn't dream of setting foot in a run-of-the-mill first-class cabin on a commercial aircraft. We take a peek at the most expensive personal planes money can buy. Inside the world's most expensive private jets

Turns Out, THIS Is The Most Disgusting Place On An Airplane .
We always have a sneaking suspicion that there are things the flight attendants aren't telling us when we hop on a plane. This isn't rooted in paranoia as much as in wanting to know all the secrets and inner workings of the tin cans we fly in.Our curiosity was recently satiated by a Reddit thread called, "Flight Attendants of Reddit: What Do the Passengers Not Know?" Town & Country originally reported on the thread.As you might expect, there's plenty of info about which we're kept in the dark (and some of us actually like it that way...).

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!