AmericaSpace Note: Credit for bringing this to our attention goes to AOPA’s Aviation eBrief.
Some charter jet companies credit a boost in business to recent security measures by the Transportation Security Administration. “Business has increased, even though we’re in this economic downturn, because of the security hassles at the airport,” said Jodee Hurtado-Bennett, co-owner of My Fast Jet. According to Hurtado-Bennett, a typical charter jet that seats seven passengers costs $2,100 to $2,600 per hour. Boulder County Business Report (Colo.)