The Cost of Ownership
Once you’ve decided to purchase a new or new-to-you aircraft, you’ll want to secure the best aircraft financing rates available. When talking about financing, you’ll need to consider all three aspects of owning a jet: the cost of acquisition, annual fixed costs, and variable costs.
The Acquisition Cost
The acquisition cost is the sticker price of the jet plus any additional services required to secure the aircraft.
Annual Fixed Costs
The costs associated with this category include hangar and crew fees, insurance, aircraft management fees, and more.
Variable costs typically refer to expenses associated with the operation of the jet, like fuel, maintenance, inspections, landing fees, etc. They’re typically added up and calculated per hour.
Discovering the Right Lending Agent
When purchasing an aircraft, connecting with the right lending agency is the first step. From evaluating your financing needs to presenting various options and structures to prompt closing and funding, the right aircraft financing company will broker a smooth and simple transaction.
If you’re in the market to purchase a new aircraft, we can help. We’ve developed extensive professional relationships with many leaders in the aviation industry, and we’d be happy to connect you with the right lending agency.
It is always a pleasure working with the Stratos Jets team. Communication is always prompt and neatly organized. Thank you for your business. We look forward to our next trip together.Regards, Kelly Ferrese Executive Airlink, Inc,
Looking forward to our next booking with you! Professionalism at its finest!
You did great. Garett was great, ground transportation was clean, easy and on-time and seamless. It was a good trip and I have already asked for another quote. Don't know if I will use it depending upon cost as this next one is purely personal. But I would like to.
Worked with Kerry Hill and as always, she delivered excellent service. First date departure had to be delayed due to a mechanical issue with the aircraft and she kept me well informed. When the revised departure date came, she worked continuously to get a hangar for the aircraft in order to help avoid costly de-icing then next morning. Can't say enough good things about Kerry and Stratos Jet!
After our plane developed mechanical problems and a night of discomfort and doubt, Kyle was able to find a plane and a crew at last minute to save my wife's 60th birthday trip. We arrived a little late but we arrived! You are the best Kyle.
Stratos made this trip extra special with a gift of cupcakes upon departure for my wife's birthday. Great crews and aircraft and even when flying during some of the busiest times of the year everything was super easy and stress free! Thank you Mark & Sarah for always covering every detail and especially our last minute changes. You guys make every trip fun and special.
I think you are doing everything I could think of. I feel very comfortable and safe.
on the way down, the pilot was nervous, which made a couple of my guests worry...
Joel was a great help in getting my family out of South Florida last minute during hurricane Irma. I look forward to booking with Stratos again in the very near future.
None, excellent service
I always enjoy working with Stratos Jets. They have a great operation that is seamless.
I was helped at every step along the way. Any question was quickly answered.
Everything went well , the plane and it’s crew were excellent. A very favorable experience
Hassle free travel! Everyone is helpful an kind.
I was pleased with the way Heather assisted me. She followed-up throughout the process and during the flight.
I wouldn't recommend this plane that much though. One pilot was nice the other kinda ambivalent. The temp of the plane was either hot or cold and the electrical plugs not functioning. It was transportation only. But we are so happy to all be here with the rest of the family. it was worth the effort.
As always, the folks at Stratos Jet Charters did an outstanding job responding to a short-notice requirement for supplemental lift for our flight department. Their staff is always focused on the customer needs and preferences. Through their proven performance, they have become my "go-to" solution when the need arises.
Our VP's had a wonderful trip and great experience. Your staff is professional, welcoming, easy to work with and I look forward to working with them again. Thank you!
I booked a flight for my good clients and amazing service from pre departure to arrival. Friendly staff and always easy to reach. My clients left sunglasses in the plane and they are already on their way. I will use you for sure again. Thanks again.
The flight was extremely, even surprisingly, comfortable. The crew was fantastic--professional and courteous. The agent's support was extremely thorough and professional: explanations, details and assistance with car rental was much appreciated. We will highly recommend these services to others.
Easy to book with and were very accommodating with a last minute booking.
Appreciate Glenn's attention to detail and follow up. He is great to work with.
Juliet S. T.
Joel was extraordinary in helping me with options when a connecting flight was cancelled and I had to scramble to get to my destination on time. He was available late into the evening to help me and ultimately I made my appointment.
Randy was so helpful during my scheduling of this trip and kept me informed. I will recommend Randy to all of our associates. Thank you for your service
Great trip all round. Glenn and the team were terrific. The crew on the day were amazing.
Great service. Responsive and thorough.
Ricky takes care of everything, and I honestly like dealing only with him every time I call. Very hard working and goes over and beyond for me.
Our passengers wish to extend a sincere thanks to your staff. We however advise that you do not have permission to use Michael's name in their advertising or promotional material as to be endorsing your product. Thank you again. We look forward to working with you again in the near future.
You guys are great. Thanks for your business Haley
None, Ricky Gomulka takes care of everything, and I honestly like dealing only with him everytime I call. Very hard working and goes over and beyond for me.
The whole process was easy and went BETTER than planned. Glenn was my agent and he made sure everything was handled completely and we had no worries. The plane left exactly on time and was an upgrade from the originally chosen plane. The car was waiting when we landed at the hanger and only had a few steps from the plan to the car. We made our appointment as planned and my family was so happy. I recommend Stratos highly.
From start to finish Glenn was great. He accommodated our various changes and handled everything professionally. The flight was perfect. Pilot and co-pilot were great.
Stratos Jets has always been Organized and on point through the booking process. Their clear communication has always made it possible to execute each trip smoothly and as planned. This consistency has made them a trusted and pleasant company for us to work with. True honest business people! Thank you!
We love Joel!
Glen and his team took care of all of our needs, from the flight to the car that picked us up at our destination. Nothing could have been more convenient and top rate!
The entire Stratos Jets support team is always a pleasure to work with. As an operator, we appreciate the exceptional communicativeness of the SJ team; Kyle Jones was excellent as our SJ contact for this trip. Payment for the trip is always prompt. Any and all information we need is provided and day-of support is phenomenal. We are looking forward to working with you again soon! -Flying Zebra Team
We were on a commercial flight from Detroit to Salt Lake City when part way into our flight we got notification from Delta app that our delay was going to cause us to miss our connection. We were on a long weekend for MLK to go skiing in Lake Tahoe. We were going to be rescheduled the following day, thus missing half of our vacation. I had email only, and emailed Garett asking if they had an operator in SLC who could get us to Tahoe that evening. Within 20 minutes he came back with two quotes. By the time we landed he had set up the flight, emailed me the number to the shuttle to get from Delta terminal to the private terminal, and did it all for a great price. To throw things off even more, we were set to fly to Tahoe, but Delta somehow got our bags on the flight to Reno that they said we couldn't make. So at the last minute we changed from Tahoe to Reno for a destination. By the time we took the shuttle to the FBO our flight plan was set and we took off within 10 minutes. It could not have been more seamless. It literally saved our vacation. Time is the most precious resource we have and time with family is even more precious. Our daughter is a senior and this is one of the last trips we'll have with her; it meant a lot, and Stratos savings our vacation, allowing us to create memories, means all that much more. Thank you!! Dave
Anthony quickly found a charter that met our destination and date requirements.
Everything from start to finish was great will definitely be utilizing Stratos again
Kevin is great to work with. I'll call him again. the aircraft crew were great. Thank you for making this trip so easy for us.
Everything about our experience was great. The quoting process was painless - several options were presented. Once the decisions were made there was great follow up from Rachel and her colleagues to handle every administrative matter with our trip. Everything went as planned and we were very happy. I would highly recommend considering Stratos for your next charter.
Experience with Stratos was fine. Flight crew was both professional and personable. Aircraft was in top shape.
My agent was wonderful. However, my scheduled flight time was changed due to the owner wanting to use their plane. This change resulted in my missing an engagement. No discount was given to me for my inconvenience. The lack of observance of a signed contract was shocking and frankly showed a lack of integrity. I expect monetary compensation.
Kyle Jones was terrific about answering all of my questions PROMPTLY. Stratos gave us the best price and was best about getting all info to us. I wrote to Kyle many times as I was extremely nervous about flying. He was always reassuring. Pilots were friendly and professional. Transport people wore masks and gloves and were kind. Plane was very clean and when I asked for more disinfectant wipes, I got them without being made to feel I was being too cautious. Take-off and landing were a pleasure as was the flight. The thunderstorm was scary but that was out of the pilots control
I thought it was very well-organized and information flows were smooth. The broker worked with me to get an excellent option at an attractive pricing point. The flight was smooth and professional. An outstanding experience!
I like the new summary sheets you are sending, information is the key and they work. Have always loved running for you guy, you make it easy. Thank you for all you do and it is our goal to keep the relationship growing. Thanks Team! Jim
Everything was above and beyond. Thank you!
Very fast quote ~ excellent pricing, strong safety rating. Trip was excellent.