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Why use a Private Jet Broker instead of an Operator?


Private Jet Charter is certainly not limited to celebrities and royals to use – anyone can hire a private jet for a tailored corporate business or luxury travel experience. But what actually is the difference between booking via a private jet broker or an operator? And which is better to book your private jet travel through?



Operators own and look after their own fleet of private jets, and manage the aircraft flight schedules. There are hundreds of private jet operators worldwide, and each works independently. If you enquire with an operator directly for a private jet charter, you are only able to receive quotations for the aircraft in their own fleet – and it can be difficult to keep track of everything when enquiring with multiple operators simultaneously.

Private jet brokers like Wingman AirCharter deliver a personalised quote containing the most suitable aircraft from a number of operators on your behalf. We have a strong aviation background and will always determine the best aircraft for your particular requirements, and then source the operators who own, manage or operate these. Since we have access to over 3.500 aircraft worldwide, availability for us is nowhere near as limited as it is for an operator with a fleet of 2-20 private jets – so we can guarantee we are able to find you the best aircraft at the best possible price. We have long-standing working relationships with many operators, so we are often able to achieve more favourable pricing than if you were to go to them directly.


Every private jet has a home base, which is the airport at which it stays when not in use. If you charter a private jet out of an airport that isn’t its base, you also incur charges for repositioning the jet before and after your trip – for example, flying from Stockholm to Nice in a private jet that is usually based in London would add a large extra cost. When booking through an operator, you are limited by where they keep the aircraft that you want to use. As a broker, we are often able to find the same model of private jet that is based much closer to (if not, at) your departure airport, keeping unnecessary costs to a minimum.


The founder of Wingman AirCharter has been a part of the aviation industry for more than 10 years, and, as previously mentioned, have built up good relationships with multiple operators. As well as access to better rates for private jet charter, you can rest assured we will only book you to fly with a safe and reputable operator who will offer you nothing short of a luxurious service – saving you the time of having to do the research yourself!




We will work to create fully personalised, tailor-made travel arrangements on your behalf. Where an operator books your private jets dependent on their own fleet and availability via the sales team, we are able to organise travel outside of the flights. Need a helicopter to get you from the airport to your destination? Or road transport to and from the airports? We are usually able to book all of this on your behalf and include it all in your charter quote – no unnecessary hassle for you.

We also work to perfect every single detail of your flight. Although an operator is able to do this with your guidance, having your broker take care of everything saves you valuable time. This can include your catering where we can organise your in-flight menus, or arrange your favourite champagne on board your private jet for you to enjoy during the flight.

Private jet travel is about luxury, so use a charter broker to do all of the work for you – then all you have to do on the day is turn up! Whatever your reason for flying, we would love to help you organise your trip. We are at your service 24 hours a day, so get in touch with your Wingman and let us tailor a schedule to suit your needs:

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