The non-airline Hawaii air travel industry is poised to surge. Allowing passengers to set their own schedules and access smaller airports with last-minute flexibility and easy security. You proceed directly to and from the aircraft, offering the utmost convenience and luxury. Beyond what most of us know about, and the realm of economy, business and even first-class air travel to Hawaii, there exists an exclusive and largely concealed world. That is private jet travel to Hawaii, as well as semi-private and charters. There have been some changes to that lately in Hawaii, including one Maui charter jet service pulling the plug Wednesday.
Our personal encounters with private planes are very limited, and never quite like this. Although honest, Jeff especially is ready to try. One of our prior private flights was to resolve getting stranded on Lanai with no commercial flights to Honolulu, and the other occurred in South Africa not long ago. On Cessna single-engine prop planes, which clearly don’t fly to Hawaii.
For those seeking more cost-effective options, those are coming.
In light of the growing challenges associated with commercial airline travel, including delays, flight changes and cancellations, overwhelmed airline call centers, and unruly passengers, the future of luxury private flights to Hawaii looks great. Whether through membership-based services or ad-hoc rentals, these flights offer a level of opulence that extends beyond the flight itself. Passengers enjoy gourmet meals prepared by Michelin chefs, in-flight entertainment and WiFi, and the option to travel with their pets, among the perks.
Maui jet-sharing charters have ended, at least for now.
Roam Maui announced this week that it has ended all flights and that a complete business reboot is needed. But this won’t be the end of the concept, to be sure. Roam Maui had been running charters between Maui and LA, the Bay Area, and Seattle for some elite Maui vacation homeowners. They used…
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