Newport Beach-based Jumpjet, a membership-based luxury travel startup touting private jet travel for the price of commercial first class, has Sacramento on its list of more than 40 core cities for service.
Jumpjet is now actively seeking members - sign-ups can be done at www.jumpjet.com - and is scheduled to launch service on Nov. 1, with prospective flights to more than 500 U.S. destinations.
It will begin accepting reservations Oct. 15.
On Jumpjet's website, Sacramento is among more than a dozen cities requiring 180 members to launch flight service. The service would run through Sacramento International Airport.
Jumpjet members can select from a menu of personal and corporate, monthly fee-based packages or customize their own. The base club level is $2,350 a month. Another level offers the option of sharing the monthly fee with up to 10 friends and family.
Jumpjet's fleet of private jets includes Citation, Gulfstream, Falcon and Bombardier planes.
"With the membership model's accessible price point, we anticipate the launch of Jumpjet will bring new customers to private aviation, supporting the charter industry and operators as a whole," said Jumpjet founder and CEO Will Ashcroft. "There are also countless travelers frustrated by their current flying experience and would like to upgrade but haven't considered the possibility because it is price prohibitive."
More details can be seen at www.jumpjet.com.
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