How To Book An Empty Leg Charter Flight

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What Are Empty Leg Charter Flights?

Frequently, aircraft charter flights are booked in one-way segments. With many aircraft returning back to their home base, these one-way flights create trips that have no passengers on them. These are called empty legs. For example, if a jet charter is booked from Tampa to Miami, the private plane will return back to its base in Tampa after dropping off passengers in Miami. That flight can be purchased at a heavily discounted rate. Of course, unlike with booking a typical retail private jet charter, you do not always have the flexibility to travel when you want. If your schedule permits flexibility, empty legs can be a perfect way to flying private to common destinations at a fraction of the price. Whether you're heading to the mountains of North Carolina or the shores of the Bahamas, you never know when one will become available.

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How Much Are Empty Leg Flights?

This price can vary based on many variables. One factor includes whether the empty leg is international. Some international fees can create higher pricing than if the trip was domestic. Another factor is the type of aircraft. Our Cherokee Six offers empty legs, at times, for as low as $500 for the entire aircraft. On short-notice, an empty leg can be purchased for as low as any ticket booked on a commercial flight. Odyssey Airways once sold four seats on our King Air B200 from Key West to Tampa for less than $250 per seat.

How Do You Book An Empty Leg Flight?

First, check our current listing of available empty legs. This list is continuously updated when we have any of our private flights that are flying empty. These affordable aircraft charters are frequently available to and from the Tampa Bay Area to and from private jet destinations such as:

  • Nassau, Bahamas
  • Staniel Cay, Bahamas
  • Miami, Florida
  • Key West, Florida
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Tallahassee, Florida
  • Naples, Florida
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Once you find a possible match click the "Book This Leg" button and a member of our sales team will confirm availability and pricing. Finally, you will enjoy your own private jet flight at fraction of the retail price.

If you have any questions about booking an empty leg charter flight, call us today or learn more about who we are and how we can help make private jet charter services affordable.

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What are the advantages of empty legs?

Experience substantial cost savings by booking a private jet charter empty leg. Take advantage of our current empty leg charters to unlock incredible discounts on your private air travel. Discover the unparalleled benefits of flying in luxury while enjoying significant savings. Don't miss out on this opportunity to elevate your travel experience and make the most of your budget. Explore our available empty leg charters now and embark on a remarkable journey with Odyssey Airways.

What is the meaning of empty leg flight?

Private charter flights often have empty legs, which present an excellent opportunity for cost savings. Imagine you want to escape the intense summer heat by chartering a jet from Florida to your mountain home in North Carolina. When that private jet later returns to Florida, it may not have any passengers on board. This is what we call an "empty leg." Since the aircraft needs to return to its base regardless, the empty leg becomes available at a discounted rate. Take advantage of these discounted flights and enjoy the perks of private travel while saving on costs. Contact us to explore the available empty leg options and embark on a seamless and affordable journey with Odyssey Airways.

What is the typical seating capacity of a private jet?

Private aircraft can accommodate varying passenger capacities, ranging from as few as 1 seat to over 450 seats on larger aircraft such as a private 747. The seating capacity depends on the type of aircraft chosen for your private travel needs. Whether you require an intimate journey or are planning a large-scale group excursion, Odyssey Airways has a diverse fleet of private aircraft to cater to your specific requirements. Enjoy the comfort and luxury of private air travel, tailored to accommodate your desired number of passengers.

What are the main differences between a turboprop, propeller and jets?

The primary distinction lies in the type of engines used in the aircraft. Turboprops (jet engines with propellers) or propeller aircraft are often the only suitable options for short distances, short runways, or grass strips. These types of private aircraft possess the necessary capabilities to access such destinations.

On the other hand, for longer distances, jets are essential as they offer higher speeds and altitudes, making them more efficient for extended travel. Jets serve a distinct purpose, surpassing the capabilities of turboprops or propeller aircraft in terms of range and performance.

Consider the specific requirements of your journey to determine the most suitable aircraft for your needs. Our knowledgeable team at Odyssey Airways is ready to assist you in selecting the perfect aircraft that aligns with your travel objectives.

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