millen audrey. First Class Interiors. May 20th , 2018.
What does the future of luxury air travel look like? According to Tino Schaedler and Michael J Brown it comes in the form of a lifestyle zeppelin. The concept craft which they have called the Strato Cruiser Airship is an enormous carbon fibre zeppelin with an advanced propulsion system and photovoltaic cells to make travel safer faster and cleaner.
While looking at aircraft charter rates you will have to consider the weather a big and uncertain factor. Most responsible charter companies have up-to-date weather information and you should we able to calculate possible delays and added charges before booking a charter. For instance due to bad weather the airport you want to land on becomes unreachable and you have to redirect the flight to another airport. Consider the added costs now in terms of transport to the point of destination from the new airport etc. If you are well informed you can bargain over these factors to adjust the aircraft charter rates before flying.
If your wonder how the above or other issues you may have considered and wonder if a private jet purchase would make sense consulting an expert aviation professional for advice is the best possible step to take. The private aircraft sale process is a complex transaction requiring input from an aircraft professional a tax advisor and a legal consultant and involves complex negotiation detailed extensive paperwork and takes significant time and possibly multiple document revisions as mistakes in aircraft selection or negotiations can be very expensive. Working with an experienced aircraft broker aviation attorney and others who specialize in the purchase and sale of private aircraft will ensure you make the right choice and pay the best possible price for your private airplane.
First of all you should find a charter company that is willing to take the time to answer all your questions. Question carefully as to the capacity and fuel requirement of each craft before deciding which is the best and most cost effective option. Also get a second opinion. Private jet charters are not above a little psychological selling. For example company A may insist that your destination airport because of its location or surface needs a special type of aircraft e.g. chopper for spot landing etc. If you are not aware of airport facilities inquiring directly at the airport or even asking another charter might help you avoid paying higher aircraft charter rates.