Private jet companies are partnering with Europe’s major travel agencies to provide safer travel solutions compared to airliners, which expose travellers to over 700 touchpoints on every journey.
Europe’s most prominent travel agency groups like TUI and Dertour are knocking at business aviation’s doors to satisfy the growing need for high-end transport solutions for their customers. If chartering a private jet was considered the definition of luxury just before March 2020, COVID-19 has brought about a change in perception.
With airliners cutting down on their offering and slowly adapting to the new safety procedures, travellers are more discouraged to fly on a commercial plane due to the high risks of contamination all along the way – think about crowded airports, strangers sharing a small space in the cabin and busy food stalls and waiting rooms. It is no wonder then that business aviation, an industry that has long been separate from the traditional travel industry agents, is now becoming attractive. Extraordinarily, travel agencies are now partnering with luxury transport companies by setting up exclusive travel packages in the most beloved travel destinations. The objective is to offer exclusive all-in-one solutions comprising safe transport, top accommodation, and continuous support.
“We are partnering with Europe’s leading private jet charter company, GlobeAir, to give our clientele the chance to travel safely in times of uncertainty. Our exclusive all-in-one travel solutions include private jet transfers and matching signature hotels or secluded villas in top locations like Saint-Tropez, Monaco or Porto Cervo. We have just started to offer such packages, and we are very happy about the public’s response,” says Harald Schobesberger who is the CEO at urlaubswelt.com.