, 2023-01-23 09:58:59
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When thinking about private jets, most people probably assume that they are unattainable and strictly reserved for celebrities and other high net worth individuals. However, private jet company FlyBLACK Jets is looking to transform that notion and make private air travel more accessible and much less expensive when compared to others in the industry.
Private aviation has seen a spike in recent years, likely due to the Covid-19 pandemic and travelers seeking safer travel options. At the opening lunch for media at the European Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition being held in person in Geneva, Switzerland, for the first time since 2019, Kenny Dichter, Chairman and CEO of Wheels Up Experience, told the audience he has seen a transformation from private aviation being a luxury to an essential part of the lifestyle for his over 12,000 members, according to Forbes. Additionally, David Paddock, the President of General Dynamic’s Jet Aviation, speaking at the same welcome session, said after an initial 70% drop in business at the outset of Covid, sales at its FBOs have recovered to nearly 20% ahead of pre-pandemic highs.
Sami Belbase and Suman Desai saw that private aviation was a booming industry, so they founded FlyBLACK Jets in 2019. Belbase, the CEO, and Desai, the President, have a joint goal of making the private jet experience more available to the masses and…
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