Dubai-based air charter specialist Global Jet Center reported a very strong first half year results with the number of arranged flights up by 30 per cent compared to the same period last year.
The stellar six-month performance was welcome news in the industry still beset by challenges posed by the overall lethargic mood of the region’s economy. The report also shows Global Jet Centre tapping into the right network of clientele. A significant number of clients are families and holiday makers who are more likely to be repeat clients in the second half of the year. While the majority jet setted to Europe for winter festival and ski resorts, the rest mostly went for tropical escapes in The Maldives and Seychelles. Summer bookings already include flights for the same clients bound for all-time favourite travel destinations topped by Spain, Greece and Croatia.
Another positive indicator is the number of accustomed jet travellers who shifted to Global Jet Centre. Among the total number of flights arranged, 25 per cent were for clients who had previously used other air charter service providers.
Forecast for the latter half of 2017 is fully optimistic. Managing partner Bashar Beasha explains, “Since our beginning, Global Jet Centre has only seen positive results across all growth indicators year after year. The economic slowdown is a bane to many, but we have learned to tap into markets that remain strong in order to achieve better results. We are also looking at increased business flight bookings to help us finish even stronger.”
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