Source: Business Insider  |  Written by: Thomas Pallini

Wealthy travelers have been making the jump from first class to private aircraft during the pandemic, and a new startup is now making it less expensive.

AeroVanti is a membership-based platform where flyers pay a monthly fee for exclusive access to a fleet of Piaggio P.180 Avanti aircraft. Monthly fees are nominal and one hour of flight time only costs $1,995. Plus, flyers aren’t billed for aircraft repositioning, which can drive up charter costs.

Three different membership tiers: individual, family, corporate. An individual membership costs $1,000 per month while a family membership costs $1,500 per month.

Corporate memberships cost $2,500 per month and allow for employees to arrange and take flights. That tier is limited to registered corporations, limited liability companies, or partnerships, however.

Members can book up to 12 round-trips at a time and cancel with no penalty up to 72 hours prior to departure.

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