What is a Charter Flight?
A charter flight is an unscheduled flight that is not part of a regular airline routing. With a charter flight, you rent the entire aircraft and can determine departure/arrival locations and times. There are several types of charter flights.
- Private Charter
- Single Entity
- Public Charter
What to Expect When Flying on a Charter Flight
Flight Schedules and Routings
Because a charter flight is not part of a scheduled service, the flight will depart when you want it to. You are also able to choose which cities you fly to and from. Charter Flights are particularly convenient when you need to travel to a city where scheduled airline service may require multiple connections or layovers before you reach your destination.
Depart from the FBO – Your Own Private Terminal
Privacy is one of the main advantages of a private flight. Unlike a commercial flight, where travelers are herded through a crowded airport, having to undergo an intrusive security screening, passengers on a charter flight depart from a private facility known as an FBO. At most private airports, passengers can pull their cars right up to the plane.
Stay Connected at 30,000 Feet – Inflight Meals, Entertainment and WiFi
On a Charter Flight, passengers aren’t limited to on of 2 or 3 entrees being served. They can literally design their own meal or order from a restaurant of their choice to be enjoyed while traveling in supreme comfort. There is also a wide variety of entertainment options on a charter flight. Many aircraft used for charter flights have free WiFi, high end sound or entertainment systems with iPhone/Android hook-ups and even satellite TV.
It’s Not Where You’re Going, But Who You’re With
Probably the greatest benefit of a charter flight is that you select who is traveling on the plane with you! This gives you a comfortable cabin setting to relax in or the privacy needed for confidential business discussions. Follow this link for information on what it cost to book a private jet charter flight or to ask questions about chartering a private jet, contact us at 888.478.7286. You can also submit a request for a quote on a private jet.