So is there a cheaper way to get that entire private jet to yourself to really impress your friends and family? The answer is yes. It’s called and an empty leg, which is repositioning flight that takes place after the aircraft dropped off its last full paying charter passengers and now has to fly to another airport to pick up its next group, or sometimes for the aircraft and crew to come back to their base after dropping off customers and various combinations.
We were on a commercial flight from Detroit to Salt Lake City when part way into our flight we got notification from Delta app that our delay was going to cause us to miss our connection. We were on a long weekend for MLK to go skiing in Lake Tahoe. We were going to be rescheduled the following day, thus missing half of our vacation. I had email only, and emailed Garett asking if they had an operator in SLC who could get us to Tahoe that evening. Within 20 minutes he came back with two quotes. By the time we landed he had set up the flight, emailed me the number to the shuttle to get from Delta terminal to the private terminal, and did it all for a great price. To throw things off even more, we were set to fly to Tahoe, but Delta somehow got our bags on the flight to Reno that they said we couldn't make. So at the last minute we changed from Tahoe to Reno for a destination. By the time we took the shuttle to the FBO our flight plan was set and we took off within 10 minutes. It could not have been more seamless. It literally saved our vacation. Time is the most precious resource we have and time with family is even more precious. Our daughter is a senior and this is one of the last trips we'll have with her; it meant a lot, and Stratos savings our vacation, allowing us to create memories, means all that much more. Thank you!! Dave

Les cargaisons volumineuses et ultra lourd peuvent être acheminées par transport aérien entre de grandes villes grâce à ces avions cargo charter, à des tarifs proches des prix standards du fret aérien régulier, en bénéficiant de davantage de flexibilité et de sécurité pour votre cargaison spécifique. Votre avion cargo charter sera traité en priorité. 

Like scheduled airline service, private jets also have weight limits with regard to the amount of luggage that can be stowed during a trip. Items such as skis and golf clubs are allowed as long as they conform to the dimensions and weight limits of the aircraft. These weight limits vary by aircraft type. Ask your charter sales representative if you have concerns about excess baggage or special items to be included in your luggage.


Joel Thomas and his great team at Stratos makes booking a private charter easy. They keep in contact with you from the start right through to after the flight, which gives my travellers a piece of mind. Everything is always exactly planned to our specifications. Stratos really goes above and beyond in their industry - they are simply the best at what they do.
Some other examples of prices come from Avinode, which powers a charter marketplace for brokers and operators and gathers a large amount of data on pricing. Their recent data shows the average price per hour for return trips, for various aircraft. As noted above, these rates can vary depending on when you fly, where you fly and if your flight is one way or return, plus landing fees, ramp fees and any repositioning can all add to the costs. Always ask for a fully inclusive quote from your broker or operator.

Une fois votre demande envoyée, un(e) consultant(e) en aviation d’affaires la prendra en charge. Cet(te) expert(e) vous enverra un devis d’options parmi lesquelles vous pourrez effectuer votre choix. Chaque devis inclura les différents appareils et aéroports qui se prêtent le mieux à vos besoins, ainsi que les raisons pour lesquelles ils ont été sélectionnés pour vous. Si vous souhaitez passer à l’étape suivante, votre consultant(e) réservera alors l’appareil sélectionné et vous fera parvenir toutes les informations de vol, y compris les instructions concernant le terminal et toute autre information importante. Ce(te) consultant(e) sera votre intermédiaire pour toute autre question au sujet du vol. Dès l’envoi de votre demande, il ou elle devient votre interlocuteur unique et reste à votre disposition 24 heures sur 24 et 7 jours sur 7 (s’il venait à s’absenter, un autre expert prendra votre dossier en charge). Si possible, il vous rejoindra également à l’aéroport pour s’assurer que tout se passe comme prévu sur le terrain.
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