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Early results from the program are good, as the company reports that about 90 percent of the time it provides passengers with a better price due to its unique method of aircraft procurement. Using Jet Hedging, customers can save more than 50 percent on the same type of aircraft on many trips and can reap even more savings if an empty-leg flight is involved.
“Card holders generally assume that using their fractional ownership program will always be the most economical way to fly private, and that’s just not the case,” noted Jeff Early, a company spokesman. “The reality is that forking over a lump sum of money upfront for a jet card membership does not guarantee advantageous rates over individually-purchased charters.”