As international travel restrictions lift and the vaccine rollout continues, corporations are seeking flexible, reliable, and safe transportation options for group travel as many begin planning in-person events and international travel for business again. Air Partner (LSE: AIR), world-leading global aviation services group, provides companies safe, luxury travel solutions with stringent COVID protocols for groups in mind with its Group Charter services.
“Business travel is slowly returning, and we anticipate it will continue to return in Q4 this year and into 2022,” says Simon Moore, Senior Vice President of Group Charter U.S. for Air Partner. “Based on the recent inquiries and bookings we’ve received this year, we predict more businesses will invest in private charters for their MICE travel needs with added emphasis surrounding employee health and safety. Private group charter provides businesses with peace of mind, and Air Partner is proud to provide its customers with access to truly customizable air transport options that allow our control over the experience including seamless transfer between destinations.”
For over 60 years, Air Partner has helped companies of all sizes create unforgettable MICE travel experiences for groups. From small meetings to incentive trips and large-scale conferences, the leading private aviation group has offered seamless luxury air charter solutions worldwide to ensure corporate travelers get to their destination safely and in style. Now, as international travel begins to return in Q4 2021 leading into 2022, so will the resumption of global events, and more companies will require dedicated MICE travel solutions that are designed especially for longer haul flights. Along with providing an array of bespoke luxury services, Air Partner also gives companies the opportunity to choose their preferred aircraft from a wide variety of options, such as a private Airbus or larger Gulfstream ideal for trans-Atlantic travel. Additionally, as flexibility and convenience are top of mind, Air Partner invites businesses to design a flight schedule and event itinerary that suits their traveling requirements, allowing for complete control over flight times and the ability to change and amend flight conditions. Working in tandem with Air Partner’s Safety and Security division, the Group Charter division also notifies company clients of the most up to date processes for safe travel. Businesses have the option to set preferences, such as socially distanced seating configurations and temperature checks, on any of their onboard experiences, catering to the growing trend of “superbusiness” in the private aviation industry.
Along with a dedicated account team to oversee all corporate travel needs, Air Partner’s Group Charter division offers various personalized services, including but not limited to:
- Complete control a flight schedule that suits the traveling needs and event itinerary seamlessly, allowing for complete control over flight times
- Access to private terminals and lounges globally, allowing corporate teams to host guests in privacy and gather before flying;
- Detailed branding options, including the option to design the exterior of the aircraft and the headrest covers as well as tailor the in-flight entertainment;
- Custom on-board dining with the option to curate a special menu for guests, including any special dietary requirements;
- Assistance with check-in, luggage, and pre-flight catering for larger events;