Nicholas Air
FAQ

General

In which cities do you operate?

We currently serve the USA, Canada, Mexico, and Caribbean.

Does it cost extra for fuel or the flight crew?

No, there are no additional costs for fuel or the flight crew.

Can Members schedule the use of multiple aircraft on the same day?

Yes, unlike most other private jet services, Jet Card Members may schedule multiple aircraft on the same day.

Who do I call to arrange my flights?

Each Jet Card Member enjoys 24/7/365 access to a NICHOLAS AIR Personal Travel Representative who will take care of all flight reservations and special requests.

Is taxi time added?

Jet Card Members are billed only for the flight time they occupy the aircraft plus a flat 6 minutes for taxi in and out time.

How many passengers can the aircraft accommodate?

The NICHOLAS AIR fleet can accommodate the following number of passengers in each aircraft type:

Pilatus PC-12 – up to six passengers
Phenom 100 – up to five passengers
Citation CJ3 & Phenom 300 – up to eight passengers
Citation Latitude & Challenger 300 – up to nine passengers

If you would like to bring luggage such as skis, golf bags, etc. please notify your NICHOLAS AIR Personal Travel Representative so that the crew may plan accordingly.

How long is my rate guaranteed?

Your hourly rate is guaranteed for the duration of the contract.

Is catering or ground transportation provided by NICHOLAS AIR?

Yes, complimentary concierge services for catering, ground transportation, hotel reservations, etc. are provided as an added value benefit to jet card Members. Special requests may be made to your Personal Travel Representative at the time of booking.

Am I covered by a NICHOLAS AIR insurance policy?

Yes, liability limits between 20 million and 200 million are available, depending on your needs.

What is the cancellation policy?

Only if NICHOLAS AIR incurs an expense will a cancellation fee be imposed. Some programs offer as little as 12 hours notice prior to takeoff in order to avoid a cancellation fee.

Are there international fees when traveling to destinations outside the United States?

Trips that arrive at or depart from locations outside of the United States are subject to international fees. The international fees vary based on the location.

Program Specific

What Is A Jet Card?

A Private Jet Card offers Members the ability to deposit a set amount of funds in order to secure hours in their desired aircraft at a fixed hourly rate. Members have the option to purchase blocks of hours in a specific aircraft (BLUE Jet Card), make a deposit of funds that can be used for a variety of aircraft (RISE Jet Card), or pay as they fly after an initial non-refundable access fee (SMART Jet Card).

Is there an hourly or daily minimum for a NICHOLAS AIR Jet Card?

The daily minimum is 1 hour.

What would be the procedure if I wanted to exit the NICHOLAS AIR Jet Share Program?

When your aircraft is 5 years old, it is retired from our program. However, should you desire to leave the program early, either NICHOLAS AIR can help sell your share, you can sell your share or you can exercise a buy-back provision in your management agreement.

Is there a trip minimum for the NICHOLAS AIR Jet Share Program?

No, there are no trip minimums. However, the Jet Share Program has a daily minimum of 1 hour.