Sentient Sees ‘Resurgence’ in Corporate and Leisure Travel on Business Jets

 - August 19, 2014, 3:10 PM

Air charter broker Sentient Jet is seeing a “resurgence” in both business and leisure travel, the company announced today. In the first five months of this year, corporate travel (Monday through Wednesday) increased 10 percent year-over-year, while leisure travel (Friday through Sunday) jumped 17 percent, according to the company. For the upcoming Labor Day weekend, private jet bookings are up 37 percent over last year and 289 percent above 2012, it noted. Meanwhile, fall private jet bookings (September to November) are 19 percent higher than last year and 33 percent above 2012 figures.