Finding a way to travel from one place to the next is always a daunting task. While commercial travel is now something that all people are able to take advantage of, there continue to be headaches involved in the process. Finding a solution to this is something that many people would appreciate. One young entrepreneur has continued to develop a new concept in the space that could help anyone to get to their final destination in a more comfortable manner.
One company that is continuing to make a big impact on the travel industry is JetSmarter, which helps more people gain access to private flights than ever before. While traveling on a private jet used to be far too expensive and inefficient for the average person, JetSmarter has connected people that would like to fly privately to those that own private jets.
To be a member of this company and gain access to private jets, you will need to spend $14,000 per year for an annual membership plus pay additional charges for flights. Today, the company provides access to hundreds of cities located across the United States, Europe, South America, and parts of Asia. Overall, the company has boasted a membership list that is now in excess of 8,000 people and it served more than 45,000 unique passengers.
While this is still a growing concept, JetSmarter is continuing to gain the attention of private investors and frequent travelers. Recently, the company announced that it had raised more than $100 million in private equity funding and the company has been valued at more than $1 billion. The concept for JetSmarter was developed by founder and CEO Sergey Petrossov. While he was still in his 20s when the company was introduced in 2013, his background and entrepreneurial spirit have helped him to continue to grow the company. Today, Sergey Petrossov has helped grow the company to have more than 250 employees many of which are located in the Fort Lauderdale, FL headquarters.