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Top 5 Places Where Private Jet Travelers Are Flying This Winter

by Admin on November 8, 2018

The Best Private Jet Exotic Routes This Festive Season

“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold” – Aristotle

With autumn going to end soon, it is time already to start planning for the winter holiday. With the world open for private jet flyers to explore, it becomes difficult to decide which destination to choose. For aircraft operators, it is essential they are prepared for their client’s winter vacation. To help you get started, iJET brings you the list of top 5 winter destination travelled through private jet.

St Lucia, Caribbean- for the ones who want the winter sun

A little extra Vitamin D and beach time, never did anyone any harm, making the stunning Caribbean island of St Lucia a perfect winter spot. Being close to the equator, St Lucia has summertime round the year. December to may, being the dry season, is the ideal time to visit this beautiful island.

Airports you can fly: Aircraft operators can offer their clients two airport options, located on the opposite ends of the island- George F. L. Charles Airport (SLU/ TLPC) and Hewanorra International Airport (UVF/ TLPL). At iJET, our pick is SLU/ TLPC, a regional private jet airport located in Castries.

George F. L. Charles Airport

Slots Required- No

Fuel Availability– AVGAS JET

Airport Hours– 10:00-00: 00 (UTC -4)

Runway Length– 6227 x 148 (ft)

Aspen, Colorado- for the lovers of ski and snow

Aspen, the most coveted ski destination in the world, tops the list everywhere when we talk about premium winter destinations. The Colorado ski town comes alive around the holidays, especially during the St. Regis’ annual Snow Polo competition, held from 18th to 21st December. November- April is the best time to visit the stunningly elegant Aspen.

Airports you can fly: With FBOs where convenience and world-class service intersect, Aspen Pitkin County Airport (ASE/ KASE), is the best option when flying private.

Aspen Pitkin County Airport

Slots Required- No

Fuel Availability– AVGAS JET

Airport Hours– 07:00-23:00 (UTC -7)

Runway Length– 8006 x 100 (ft)

Dubai- for the ones who want a short luxury vacation

A shopper paradise and a tourism haven, Dubai is the ideal place to visit during this festive season. December being the peak season of travel, all the airports in and near Dubai will be overcrowded with tourists. For a luxurious and relaxing travel and vacation, the elite prefer to opt for private charter.

Airports you can fly: Dubai has two remarkable airport options- Dubai International Airport (DXB/ OMBD) and Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC/ OMDW). With iJET planning flights to both the airports on a regular basis, we suggest aircraft operators to use DWC/ OMDW  as it is less crowded, and slots and parking are easier to get, with no waiting time.

Al Maktoum International Airport

Slots Required- Yes

Fuel Availability– JET

Airport Hours– Open 24 hours (UTC +4)

Runway Length– 14764 x 198 (ft)

St Moritz- for the one who luxury and snow

One of the most splendid ski resorts in Europe St Moritz, oozes luxury and glamour. Frequented by the private jet flyers, this famous Alpine town is only accessible by flying private and is the playground for the crème de la crème.

Airports you can fly: For private jet operators, Samedan – Engadin Airport (SMV/ LSZS) is the airport to fly. A small yet impressive airport, it is located at a high altitude of 5600ft / 1707m, making it one of the highest European airports, with spectacular views of the Swiss Alps guaranteed.

Samedan – Engadin Airport

Slots Required- No

Fuel Availability– AVGAS JET

Airport Hours– 06:00- 17:00 (UTC +1)

Runway Length– 5906 x 131 (ft)

Marrakesh, Morocco- for the ones who want an exotic holiday

Marrakesh, the enthralling city of Morocco, is surrounded by serene mosques, palaces, and beautiful gardens. A vibrant scene of bustling souks, thriving shops for pottery, spices, and textiles, exotic sounds and aromas, Marrakech has gained a position in the must-visit list of every traveller and explorer.

Airports you can fly: The closest and most convenient airport to Marrakech is the city’s main airport, Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK/ GMMX).

Marrakesh Menara Airport

Slots Required- Yes

Fuel Availability– AVGAS JET

Airport Hours– Restricted Hours (UTC +1)

Runway Length– 10171 x 148 (ft)

Planning a flight to these destinations for the VIP and the elite clients requires the extra personal touch to make everything special and perfect. Some of these destinations can be challenging in terms of flight operations and trip-planning, this is where iJET expert services assists you. We are available 24 hours a day to discuss how we can eliminate errors and delays and ensure a seamless vacation for your valued clients. iJET offers its timely and efficient flight support so that your client’s trip is always successful and on time.

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