“[New billionaires in fast-growing countries] have to buy longer-range airplanes. If you’re flying from Mongolia to Nigeria, it’s either a three-day journey flying commercial or a nine-hour flight on your jet.”
New Program Provides Medical Aid to Travelers
A new worldwide medical-assistance program is now available for travelers looking for greater peace of mind. Private JetMD provides members with $1 million of coverage for travel-related accidents or illness. In an emergency, the company will evaluate your condition, alert appropriate local medical staff and evacuate you to the nearest prescreened, approved facility. Private JetMD also provides replacement of lost eyeglasses and passports and other services. Memberships cost $495 per year for individuals and $695 for families.