Ultimate Private Jet Guide

Your One-Stop Guide to Private Jet Travel

At Stratos Jet Charters, Inc., we take great pride in our industry knowledge and expertise. With decades of experience in private jet charter, we want to make flying by private jet easier to understand and more accessible than ever.

For that reason, we’ve created a private jet charter guide; a collection of blogs dedicated to everything you need to know about private jet travel before you commit to the endeavor. We aim to show you how private flights can elevate your travel experience and how they’re surprisingly more accessible than you might previously have thought.

In this private jet charter aircraft guide, you’ll gain a better understanding of how Stratos Jet Charters, Inc. operates and gain answers to some of the most common questions about working with a private jet charter company.

By the end of our ultimate jet guide, you’ll be ready to:

  • Choose the perfect private jet for your needs.
  • Feel confident about booking a private jet charter.
  • Experience the luxury and efficiency of private travel.

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The Ultimate Private Jet Buying Guide

We intend to do a deep dive into all of the major factors that impact a person or company’s decision to switch from flying commercial to flying via private planes and charter aircraft. Some topics of conversation include:

  • Types of private jets: Light jets, business jets, and large cabin, long-range heavy jets. Understand the capabilities of each category.
  • Charter vs. ownership: Weigh the pros and cons of private jet charter vs buying a jet outright.
  • Safety, availability, destinations: Gain insights into private jet safety standards, guaranteed availability, and the diverse range of destinations you can access.
  • And more

Whether you need a business jet buying guide or are curious about personal private jet travel, we’ve got you covered. With this information, you’ll be able to make a more informed decision about charter flights.

Stratos: Your Ultimate Private Jet Charter Company

Travel Smarter, Not Harder

Stratos provides seamless private jet charter experiences. Whether you need to fly across the country from New York City to Los Angeles, or simply fly from northern Atlanta to Sea Island to avoid two hours of traffic, we’re the charter service for you.

Why Choose Stratos?

We believe in transparency. Get a clear picture of the costs involved in private jet travel compared to others.

We’re confident that our competitive rates and commitment to your satisfaction will make Stratos Jet Charters, Inc. your go-to private jet charter company.

Chapter 1

What is a Guaranteed Fixed-Rate Private Jet Membership? The Two Models of Flying by Private Jet Charter Flying a private charter is one of the best ways to travel. You get concierge services and you don't have to worry about all of the hassle of an airport–security, crowds, long waits. But there are different ways to book private jet charters, and one, which we are... more

Chapter 2:

Flying by private jet offers an elegant opportunity to travel in style. It’s an affluent investment that can ease the stress that comes with flying on a commercial plane. It can also help you feel more satisfied with your service en route to your destination. But what about private jet prices? What are the specific chartered plane costs to buy or rent, or subscribe to... more

Chapter 3:

Dreaming of skipping security lines and reclining in plush leather seats on your own personalized flight? Private jet travel offers luxury, convenience, and ultimate control. But amidst the champagne flutes and jetlag-defying schedules, a crucial question arises: are private jets safe? You’ll be happy to know that they are in fact extremely safe. Between modern technology and logistics, as well as proper planning, management and... more

Chapter 4:

Every private jet is a luxury, but they all have different features. Some may be faster, some have longer ranges, while some are designed for short field and high altitude take-offs. And others have the best amenities and in-cabin luxuries. Finding the right private jet for your personal needs is essential to getting the most out of your flying experience. In this article, we are going... more

Chapter 5:

The ultimate private jet service experience should make you feel relaxed, comfortable, and secure. And finding that level of quality in private jet charters doesn’t have to feel unattainable. For nearly two decades, Stratos Jet Charters, Inc. has provided on-demand jet charter service around the globe. But what is it that sets us apart from the competition? What makes the flights we charter the safest... more

Chapter 6:

When flying by private jet charter, you want to make sure that the private jet you’re on is the best it can be. You want it to be luxurious. You want it to be the safest possible. You want it to be top-of-the-line. And you want a flight crew and service team who know what they’re doing. So, how do you determine the best... more

Chapter 7:

Flying by private jet is all about convenience and simplicity, so it wouldn’t make sense for the process of booking that flight to be anything less than extraordinary. At Stratos Jet Charters, Inc., we aim to make every interaction we have with you an exemplary customer experience, and booking a private jet is no different. From the process of finding the perfect airplane to selecting... more

Chapter 8:

The demand for private charter flights continues to surge. As a result, quite a few brokers have entered the market to capitalize on this trend. Through this rise in available air charter brokers, a considerable gap has emerged in the industry. While most brokers fall into a category of mediocrity known as basement brokers, an elite few stand out in the crowd. Stratos Jet Charters, Inc.... more

Chapter 9:

When you’re flying by private jet, you expect timeliness and efficiency as well as the best levels of safety. That means that you have the best crew, well staffed and well trained. Finding the availability of your private plane will open new doors to the world, but what does it take behind the scenes to get you where you want to go? When you look... more

Chapter 10:

Flying by private jet can be one of the most convenient ways to fly. Beyond the luxurious experience, private jets boast an impressive “private jet range” that can take you to destinations that commercial carriers simply can’t reach. The old saying in the aviation industry is “A mile of highway will take you a mile, but a mile of runway can take you anywhere”. Whether... more

Chapter 11:

The demand for air travel has been on a steady incline for decades now. Commercial airlines boarded more than 4.7 billion passengers per year before the pandemic, and at the same time, more than 3 million private flights took to the skies. While unforeseen circumstances grounded planes and disrupted traditional travel, it made many eager to lean into a more private travel option. If fact, in 2022, private jet... more

Chapter 12:

Fractional jet ownership allows multiple individuals or companies to share ownership of a single private jet. Each owner buys a fraction of the aircraft and has the right to a specific number of flight hours per year, based on their fraction of ownership. This arrangement provides the best fractional jet ownership experience. Fractional owners get to enjoy the benefits of private jet travel without the cost... more

Chapter 13:

Flying by private jet offers a level of luxury and convenience that a commercial flight simply can’t provide. But what if you’re not willing to leap into such a large investment? Fractional ownership of a private aircraft is a cost-effective solution that allows multiple owners to share the expenses and responsibilities of aircraft ownership. In other words, you’ll only pay a portion for... more

Chapter 14:

Fractional aircraft ownership is a popular option for those looking to fly privately without the high costs of full aircraft ownership. It allows individuals or companies to purchase a fraction of an aircraft, and then use it for a specific number of flight hours per year. In a fractional aircraft ownership program, a group of individuals or companies purchase a share of an aircraft together and... more

Chapter 15:

  If the idea of removing yourself from the madness of flying commercial excites you, you might be wondering: How much is a jet? The answer isn’t exactly cut and dry, because there are various determining factors involved with private jet pricing. From the age, size, and manufacture of the aircraft, to the operating costs and recurring expenses involved with maintaining a clean, comfortable and... more

Chapter 16:

Private jets offer a luxurious and convenient mode of transportation, with many travelers opting for fractional ownership to experience the benefits of private air travel. But with this exclusive mode of transportation comes a unique set of rules and regulations that travelers must abide by. From security screenings to passport requirements, alcohol restrictions to pet policies, there are many factors to consider when flying on a... more

Chapter 17:

Full-service aircraft management covers everything from training employees and managing flight crews, to handling maintenance and meeting FAA requirements. We Consider Full-Service Private Aircraft Management Essential Making the most of any private jet travel experience starts with letting the professionals handle the backend logistics. One of the best aircraft ownership solutions available is full-service aircraft management; professional help dedicated to prioritizing safety and keeping costs in... more

Chapter 18:

A modern concept to luxury travel, fractional jet ownership, offers the convenience and appeal of a private jet without having to fully cover the costs of operating the asset on your own. Instead of owning an aircraft outright, you get the opportunity to share in both the responsibilities and expenses of flying privately, making it a more cost-effective and satisfying option to air travel. But just... more

Chapter 19:

Owning a private jet is a large investment, and it can seem like a waste of money that ties up capital that could otherwise be working for you. If you're not using your plane all the time, it could be used to generate revenue. Turning your business tool into an income-generating asset. That’s where an aircraft management company comes in. They will save you time,... more

Chapter 20:

Aviation has come a long way over the years, and one of the latest trends in private aviation is fractional ownership. Fractional ownership refers to a type of shared ownership in which several people can own a part of an aircraft, rather than one individual owning the whole aircraft. This type of ownership has become increasingly popular due to the high cost of aircraft ownership and... more

Chapter 21:

Fractional jet ownership is a popular option for those who frequently fly privately, but do not want the burden of owning and maintaining an entire aircraft themselves. However, as with any investment, it's important to understand the costs associated with fractional jet ownership before committing to such an arrangement. How Does Fractional Jet Ownership Work? Fractional ownership of a jet allows multiple individuals or companies to... more

Chapter 22:

Fractional ownership has become a popular option for those who want the convenience and experience of traveling by private jet without investing in the entire aircraft. Fractional jet ownership involves multiple people co-owning an aircraft; each shareholder of the jet is granted hours per year to travel in the jet. While fractional ownership offers an opportunity to skip the hassle that comes with commercial flying, it... more

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