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Premier Private Jets Acquires Two New Jets

Premier Private Jets, the Charter industry’s “Best Value Operator”, has added an additional Hawker 400XP and Hawker 800XP bringing its company owned fleet to a total of eight aircraft.  The addition is the latest in Premier’s fleet expansion.  Premier is excited to offer this increased availability to its partners and customers.

Adding additional capacity means that customers can enjoy more opportunity and capability.  In its current offering, Premier Private Jets now offers a convenient mix of light and medium sized jet aircraft.  90% of Premier Private Jets fleet are now WiFI equipped.  Having a variety of private jet offerings means more availability and flexibility for shorter or longer range flights.

President/CEO, Josh Birmingham states, “We are excited to see our continued fleet expansion and what it will provide for our clients and partners”.  The 400XP and 800XP add functionality, capability, and speed that customers look for when booking a private jet charter.  As our company continues to expand our footprint, we are excited to offer a wide range of options to meet travelers needs. 

The Hawker 400XP has a range of 1500 miles and offers inflight WIFI and 7 passenger seating.  The Hawker 800XP has coast-to-coast capability and offers WIFI and 8 passenger seating.  Both aircraft entered service in early 2020 and are available for private jet bookings now.

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Premier Private Jets Hires Angie Wessinger as Director of Charter Sales

Effective January 2020, Angie Wessinger has joined the team at Premier Private Jets as the Director of Charter Sales.  Angie comes to Premier with over 25 years of customer service experience, nearly 15 years of management experience and 23 years of aviation experience with 16 of those years being primarily dedicated to aircraft charter sales.  Angie is a veteran in the industry and has earned much respect from her industry peers.  Her experience includes time with Pentastar Aviation, based in Pontiac, MI, and FlightWorks, based in Atlanta, GA.  Her career success has been proven by her customer retention and well exceeding her sales goals throughout her career. 

Angie’s goal with Premier is to make them one of the most trusted and profitable charter operators in the country.  She looks forward to growing and developing the sales team into one of the most reputable around while providing the safest and best service as a one-way operator.

“Angie is an industry sales veteran with previous career sales experience at both Pentastar and Flightworks.  I’ve personally known Angie since her early days at Pentastar.
Angie brings a vast amount of sales and leadership experience to the Premier team. Enhancing our leadership team is a critical step in our evolution as the industry’s “Best Value Operator.” I feel very lucky to work alongside such a talented leader,” says Josh Birmingham, President & CEO of Premier Private Jets.

Angie was born and raised in Southeast, Michigan.  She was introduced to her husband, Jeff, while working in the aviation industry.  Jeff is from the suburbs of Atlanta, GA and was a pilot himself. They have three sons: Tyler (21), Noah (18) and Jeffrey Jr. (4).  During their marriage, they have lived in Michigan, Georgia and now Florida.  Angie’s passions have always included her family, the Detroit Tigers and New Kids on the Block. Angie has enjoyed volunteering for her son’s schools, sports teams, marching band, church and the NBAA Schedulers and Dispatchers Conferences throughout the years.

Just How Much Does It Cost To Charter A Private Jet?

Having the luxury of renting a private jet for your travels has many advantages. But how much does a flight on a private jet cost? There are several factors we’ll go over to determine not only the cost, but where you can rent your own private jet.

When planning your trip, you’ll want to note the following:

  • Where are you traveling to? What is the length of the flight? Knowing this will help 
  • How many people will be joining you? Knowing the number of passengers will help determine what size private jet you’ll need. Which brings us to our next question…
  • What size plane do you need or want? If you only have 4 people, a Light Jet will work perfect. However, if you’re looking more around 12 people, with baggage, you’d be better off renting a Super Midsize such a Gulfstream V
  • Do you plan on booking a commuter jet or do you have a jet club membership? A membership has its advantages. Learn more about our Premier Jet Membership
  • When do you plan on traveling? Different times of the year will have different price ranges. 

What To Expect

Having the luxury to travel via a private jet has major advantages. The overall level of service you will receive with Premier Private Jets goes above and beyond anything you’ll experience if you were to book commercial. 

Let’s discuss how safety is regulated when flying privately. At Premier Private Jets, each flight that’s released undergoes a flight risk assessment that scores crew pairing, fatigue, complex airports/airspace, time zone differences, and other variables. These measures are all part of the processes that incorporates our Safety Management System (SMS). Another display of industry leading safety practices utilized at Premier Private Jets.

Private vs First Class

There are a few key differences when comparing renting a private jet and flying first-class on a commercial airline. The biggest difference would be service. The level of service you experience with Premier Private Jets is bar-none. Making a private jet rental is not just booking a trip, it’s creating an experience.

Knowing there are multiple different factors when booking a private jet, prices will vary. According to the NY Times, first-class tickets ended up costing close to $2,000 a person round trip, while chartering an eight-seat Citation III jet was $3,500 each. For that small price difference, booking private is the way to go. 

Why Use Premier Private Jets?

The Premier Private Jets experience is flexible, unique and available when you need it most. Attention to detail and commitment to safety make us the premier choice when it comes to luxury private jet travel. At Premier Private Jets we strive to provide a level of service that is unparalleled in the industry. Our customers travel with complete confidence knowing that every aspect of their private jet travel experience has been first class.

About premier

A history of excellence

Founded in March 2013, Premier Private Jets first opened our corporate offices in Stuart, FL. Premier is the culmination of successful Aviator and Founder, Josh Birmingham's years of experience, industry best practices and unparalleled luxury service.

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Stuart, FL 34996

(772) 223-1219
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