If you consider the type of people flying on a private aircraft, you may have wondered and asked yourself questions like; what are the merits of flying in a private aircraft versus flying with a commercial airline? Isn’t flying in a private airline considered to be a luxurious affair? There are several benefits of traveling privately. While it cannot be denied that accommodation in a private aircraft can be a luxurious affair, the most important reasons for flying in a private aircraft are efficiency as well as convenience for the passengers.
Here are the top 3 reasons why traveling on a private aircraft is much better than traveling in a commercial airline.
- Reduces frustration of passing through security lines: If you are flying privately, the frustration and stress of passing through those long security lines are saved. Though the captain of a private aircraft has a right to check bags of the passengers, there is no long queue for security checks, wand, X-ray machines or need to remove your jewelry, shoes, belts and clothing. A captain of a private aircraft usually greets his passengers at the FBO and asks to check their identification before he or she escorts them to an aircraft.
- Enhanced privacy and luxurious accommodation: If you have been flying privately, you would know how confidential flying on a private aircraft is. A group of passengers can work without any interruptions and can even conduct meetings they have to. Almost all private aircraft are well-equipped with laptop connections for charging and some even come with fax machines and cabin phones. These are the larger jets, of course. Depending on the type of aircraft they are traveling in, passengers can watch movies, listen to some good music and can even watch satellite television. Passengers also have the ability to walk around and change their seats. If it is an overnight flight and there is adequate space, passengers have the luxury of sleeping on beds.
- Saves time: If you are flying privately, you can save a lot of time because the flight goes right where you want it – not to some large airline hub. The crew of your aircraft can contact ground transportation staff just before landing so that you don’t have to wait unnecessarily for ground transportation. Such quick actions taken by the team and the ground crew help in having a hassle free air travel. Passengers directly reach their destinations all set to work or relax. Since they can save time, more work can be done. Moreover they can travel to several destinations in a single day and can even change their destinations and flight times all through the day as required by them.
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