by admin on 28/02/12 at 9:42 am
The global airline transport system has experienced remarkable development in the recent past based on customer preferences and technological advancement. Notably, the number of corporations in the industry has increased to serve the increasing number of customers. This contributed to emergence of private jets to facilitate transportation of individuals or parcels to different destinations around the globe. These aircrafts are smaller in size and are designed to facilitate transportation of up to 19 individuals. In addition to mere transportation of individuals, the aircrafts play significant roles in casualty evacuation as well as official duties or in the armed forces.
A private jet can be identified by various names like corporate jets and VIP transport. These names are highly used by organizations dealing in their construction, purchasing, selling or chartering of the aircrafts. The names reflect mainly aircraft’s area of operation to facilitate transportation. The aircrafts are commonly used by firm as well as organization affiliated to airline ventures to facilitate effective transportation of dignitaries to a particular destination. Design of the aircrafts differs from that of an ordinary aircraft to facilitate performance as well as reflect on the needs of the passengers. For instance, the aircraft engines are mounted relatively lower to enhance its performance. This is because its wings are too close to the ground to facilitate mounting the engines beneath it. Also, the airliners are at times transformed into luxury aircrafts for celebrities or sports teams. This highlights its vast applications based on its unique size and flexibility to reflect needs of the passengers.
Notably, private jets are characterized with various types designed with distinct attributes to suit diverse needs of individuals seeking their services. The various types are mainly based on class and size of the aircraft. In order to facilitate efficient services, the operations as well as management of the airlines are based on three fundamental operators namely; Flight department, Charter Companies and Fractional Ownership. The three operators are mandated to conduct particular duties in line with operations and management of the airlines.