LunaJets, a number one impartial world supplier of personal jet constitution options headquartered in Geneva with places of work in London, Paris and Monaco, has exceeded $100M annual income in 2021 for the primary time in its historical past. This represents 65% development of flight quantity vs 2020 and 40% vs 2019 for the non-public jet constitution division of Luna Aviation Group. The variety of flights (together with empty legs) reached virtually eight,000.

“Contemplating how extremely risky the market has been for the reason that starting of the pandemic and a sluggish begin to the 12 months, these figures that are properly above the remainder of the market, affirm our place because the European market chief” states Guillaume Launay, Director of Gross sales. “We beat our file of latest purchasers with over 1,100 in 2021, with an unprecedented stage of purchasers switching provider, and newcomers into the trade” he provides. “Most of those are leisure purchasers which, this 12 months signify practically 70% of our exercise, in comparison with round 50% in 2019, whereas our enterprise purchasers have dramatically diminished their flight hours.”

The aviation market in 2021

Beginning in April, the enterprise aviation market skilled a dramatic shift from an oversupply to an undersupply primarily fuelled by a drastic enchancment of the sanitary state of affairs till mid-Novembre, an absence of business flight routes and an enormous enhance in wealth ensuing from bullish inventory markets.

“This latest golden age for our trade, is a chance to speed up our world improvement”, notes Eymeric Segard, LunaJets CEO “we additionally drastically benefited from the sturdy demand pressures on 25h-card suppliers and jet sharing packages which couldn’t develop quick sufficient to soak up this unprecedented stage of purchasers flying on their very own fleet. Due to this fact, a few of these purchasers switched to our providers, providing limitless direct entry to a a lot wider fleet of latest plane worldwide. I’m delighted with our efficiency however not fooled by these distinctive circumstances which really feel prefer it did in 2007 when founding LunaJets, with indicators of alarming over-excitement. For instance, we’re seeing rates-per-hour on giant cabin plane class rising and availability dramatically lowering.” provides Segard.

This 12 months, LunaJets began to simply accept Crypto funds, provided carbon offsetting packages and was awarded prize for the “Greatest SME Employer” in Switzerland for the 4th 12 months in a row by the Swiss enterprise journal Bilan.

“The Group doubled its IT and digital investments in 2021, and can proceed in 2022 to extend our hole with the competitors. Subsequent 12 months, we’ll provide to our purchasers essentially the most superior IT and digital instruments of our trade.” says José Ferreiro, Head of IT and Digital.

Forecast for 2022

After opening new places of work in London in 2019, Paris in 2020 and Monaco in 2021, Lunajets will broaden to Riga, Moscow and Dubai in 2022.

“Our new places of work and inherent synergies throughout the Group – non-public jet constitution, group constitution, cargo, Gross sales & Acquisitions – have created an ecosystem the place we cowl all sectors of our trade to ship the identical impartial and dependable service as LunaJets has finished for over 15 years” mentions Alain Leboursier, Managing Director. “This has created a novel place the place we’re constructing deeper enterprise relationships with our purchasers (and suppliers), having the ability to service all their aviation wants in addition to quickly gaining new purchasers in these markets.” provides Leboursier.

Regardless of the clear indicators of a bubble within the trade, LunaJets stays assured that it could possibly proceed gaining market share and is focusing on once more 20-30% development for 2022, so long as there aren’t any geopolitical, monetary or sanitary shocks.

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