FAQ Private jet charter
What are the advantages of a private jet?
The use of a private jet combines a number of advantages compared to scheduled flights. So private charter flights are geared to your individual itinerary. Flight times and destinations can be adjusted as desired, fulfilling your needs. This flexibility comes with a high comfort of travel. This begins the moment you check in with no waiting time, allowing you to relax and enjoy your trip, or to prepare your business appointments in our fully equipped business jets.
How much does it cost to charter a private aircraft?
The chartering of a private jet does not necessarily have to be expensive. There are various models, characterized by a very good price-performance ratio therefore being used very often. For an accurate quotation of your desired private jet flight, you are welcome to contact us by phone, use our contact formula or send us an email. Within a few minutes, we calculate the desired routing and of course always seek the most economical solution for you, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
How safe is a private jet?
All private jets used by us are subject to comprehensive continuous and strict checks by the competent authorities and institutions. All airline companies are legally obliged to it and the standard aviation maintenance intervals are consistently adhered. In addition, unscheduled checks are performed regularly to meet the highest safety standards.
We only work with experienced professional airline companies which hold all necessary licenses and comply with the requirements and guidelines of the air traffic control.
How can I book a private jet?
Your personal account manager of Deutsche-Privatjet can give you advice on your issue and give you a free of charge quote without any obligations. Only signing this quote ends in the finalisation of a private jet charter contract.
Which private jet should I book?
Out of a variety of different aircraft from a single-engine private aircraft to VIP airliners, we find the best and most economically feasible solution for you. We are at your disposal for your decision and give you objective and professional advice.
How can I pay for my private jet?
Your individual charter flight can be paid by bank transfer or credit card. Please be aware of inconsiderable credit card fees charged by the banks that might apply. The total amount usually has to be paid before flight departure.
Are there any hidden costs?
No. All costs will be communicated prior to departure.
Where do I check-in for my flight in a private jet?
The private charter journey already begins in a very comfortable way at the airport. You check in at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) detached from the hustle of the normal terminal operation. The GAT is generally located in the immediate vicinity of the main terminal but is only available for customers of the general aviation (i.e. all flights outside of scheduled and charter traffic).
GATs combine a unique atmosphere and special comfort with fast access to your private jet. The security checks of the GATs are subject to the same standards as the regular terminals but due to the low passenger numbers they can be passed in a very short time.
The way from the parking lot to the aircraft only takes 15 minutes at most GATs and you will be picked up at the terminal by the crew of your private jet.
Is there an in-flight catering?
We are able to customize the catering aboard the private jet to your individual needs. Please let us know about your preferences in advance. Special dishes such as vegetarian, vegan or kosher dishes are available.
Am I allowed to smoke in a private jet?
Yes, some of our aircraft have designated smoking areas. Please contact us so we can accommodate your request when making your reservation. We are also happy to provide the tobacco of your choice on board.
Is there a toilet on board a private jet?
Small propeller planes and some jets only have limited or no sanitary facilities available as they are usually used for short and medium haul flights. Simply call us to discuss this issue in the individual case.
Can my children travel in a private jet by themselves?
After consulting with your personal account manager of the German private jet it is possible. We can provide experienced and qualified caregivers for your children during the flight upon request.
Can my pet travel in the jet?
Of course your pets are allowed to travel in the cabin with you. Please contact us for further information.
What happens if I'm late?
Since a private jet charter is a flight performed exclusively for you it is completely based on your schedule. Please get in contact with your account manager or the team at Deutsche-Privatjet, to get the itinerary adjusted to your appointments.
How big is the crew of a private jet?
The crews’ size is based on the type of aircraft being used. Whilst there is only one pilot aboard of small turboprops, most jets are flown by two pilots and accompanied by a certain number of cabin crew members. If you request additional cabin crew attendance please let us know in advance.
How quickly can I change the flight plan?
Since this is an exclusive charter flight just for you, you can customize your flight plan at any given time, even adjusting it whilst already flying simply by contacting your customer advisor at Deutsche-Privatjet.
I would like to take my skis or other bulky luggage
Depending on the chosen type of aircraft you can take your bulky luggage with you. Please let us know about wanting to carry items of that type so we can consider them when choosing your aircraft.