Explore our Pilatus PC-12 Regions
The Private Service Experience
Enjoy a crowd-free travel experience. Skip TSA lines and long enplaning and deplaning rituals. With a private charter, you can land at airports that are close and convenient to your final destination for the smoothest travel experience.
At Your Service
With our vast network of preferred partners, we are ready to assist with special catering, ground transportation, and other arrangements. Our team is ready to assist with every detail.
Tradewind is proud to offer simple and competitive pricing with no membership fees or long-term commitments. Pay only for the time you fly in our Pilatus PC-12 fleet with occupied pricing in two of our service regions: Northeast US and Southeast US.
For frequent flyers, our Goodspeed Card Program offers block time discounts within our service regions in our Pilatus PC-12 fleet and other membership perks.
Access to Smaller Airports
With the short field performance of the Pilatus PC-12, you can save time and hassle by landing at smaller airports and closer to your final destination.
Goodspeed Card Program
Fly with Freedom with a Goodspeed Charter Card. Take advantage of significant savings and simplified pricing on private charter in the Tradewind fleet of Pilatus PC-12 aircraft.
SIMPLE & TRANSPARENT
- Pay only for the time you fly. No repositioning fees
- No initiation or membership fees, peak day surcharges or blackout dates
- Cancel up to 24 hours prior to departure with no penalty
- No lead time requirement. Book a trip at your convenience
- Access to smaller runways like Montauk, Fishers Island, and Provincetown
- Three convenient service regions: Northeast U.S., Southeast U.S., and Caribbean
- 20-30% less expensive than comparable programs
- 30% discount on day trips & 20% discount on overnight trips
- Discounts on Tradewind Scheduled Service routes & Tradewind Citation Jet charter
- Discounted charter rates starting at only 10 hours
*Discounts based on retail rate of $5,440
Subject to fuel surcharge, FET and international fees where applicable.
Private charter is a unique business tool that is more accessible than you think. With private charter, you save time and often cost, particularly on shorter flights in more efficient aircraft like the Pilatus PC-12 and Citation CJ3 Jet. Book for a one-off business trip or set up regular flights on a fixed or flexible schedule to meet your specific needs.
CUT YOUR TRAVEL TIME IN HALF
Example: New York (Teterboro Airport) to Boston
|Office/Home Airport||1 hour||30 minutes|
|Parking/Prescreen/Security/Wait||1.5 hours||10 minutes|
|Airport Meeting Arrival||1 hour||20 minutes|
|One Leg Trip||1.5 hours||1 hour|
|Total Travel Time (One Way)||5 hours||2 hours|
Large Jet Aircraft
Large Jet Aircraft
A Proven Performer! The ultimate in comfort, reliability, and safety, the Pilatus PC-12 features a pressurized and air-conditioned cabin with equal and ample room for 8 passengers. On scheduled routes, the Pilatus is configured with 8 forward-facing seats, which allows for more room for luggage. Private service is operated in an executive-configured aircraft featuring a four-person club plus two rows of forward-facing seats and a fully enclosed lavatory.
Tradewind Aviation’s fleet of Citation CJ3s is the newest standard in light jet comfort and performance. With the latest technology avionics and engines, the CJ3 climbs to 45,000 feet easily and cruises long distances efficiently. The interior of the CJ3 provides adjustable seating for six passengers in a center club arrangement around two executive foldout tables. A five-inch dropped aisle yields a 57-inch high cabin, which is approximately 58-inches wide and 15-feet long, providing plenty of cabin space. Enjoy complimentary WiFi on domestic flights in our Citation CJ3s.
Mid-size Aircraft: Should your trip require a larger cabin or longer range than our in-fleet Citation CJ3s and Pilatus PC-12s, we will happily assist you with securing the ideal aircraft for your journey. Each operator is vetted to ensure a strong safety record and high level of service. As an operator ourselves we know just what to look for and the necessary questions to ask. We’ve booked trips for clients like a one-way trip from New York to Antigua on a Challenger 350, a Super-mid jet. Our reach includes all the latest models of Mid-size jets including Falcon, Challenger 350, Hawker and Citation Xs, among others.
Large Jet Aircraft
Should your trip require a larger cabin or longer range than our in-fleet Citation CJ3s and Pilatus PC-12s, we will happily assist you with securing the ideal aircraft for your journey. Each operator is vetted to ensure a strong safety record and high level of service. As an operator ourselves we know just what to look for and the necessary questions to ask. We’ve booked trips for clients like a round trip from Zurich to Miami on a Global Express, a large cabin jet. Our reach includes all the latest models of Large cabin jets including Gulfstream and Global Express, among others.
Fly Carbon Neutral
Tradewind has committed to all flights meeting a 4AIR Level 1 Carbon Neutral rating from 2022 and beyond.
By flying 100% carbon neutral, Tradewind pledges to reduce carbon emissions and the environmental impact of air travel.
All Tradewind flights fund greenhouse gas and emissions reducing projects to support a sustainable future.
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Tradewind Aviation offers optional Travel Insurance through our partner, Allianz Global Assistance. Travel insurance is designed to provide financial safeguards for covered events ranging from inconveniences to calamities. Benefits may include both costs incurred before your trip, such as nonrefundable event tickets or hotel stays, and during your trip, including travel interruptions and medical expenses. Book your travel insurance here.
Allianz Global Assistance offerings range from the affordable and simple Essential Plan, which may work for the quick weekend getaway, to the Classic Plan with Trip +, which is designed for families traveling abroad who may experience any number of unforeseen challenges and inconveniences.
Find the plan that’s right for you by clicking the button below.
Terms, conditions and exclusions, including for pre-existing medical conditions, apply to all plans.
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For the past three years, Tradewind has been named in the Top 5 Best Airlines in the United States. Find out more here. Thank you to all who have taken the time to vote and support Tradewind over the years!
Looking for your next adventure? Whether for business or pleasure, Tradewind can take you there. Fly on your own terms from more than 3,000 airports throughout the U.S. and Caribbean.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Our occupied pricing service areas for private charters in the Pilatus PC-12 are:
Private Charter guests enjoy complimentary snacks and refreshments including wine, beer and champagne onboard. In flight, enjoy reading our very own Goodspeed Magazine.
Our Citations CJ3 Jets feature complimentary WiFi on domestic trips.
Yes, you can book as many aircraft at a time as you’d like, subject to availability.
Scheduled flights operate on a predetermined schedule and are sold by the single seat. Private charters operate at your desired time and on your route.
An empty leg is a flight that is scheduled to fly without any passengers to a pre-defined location in order to reposition or return an aircraft for another trip. Empty legs can also be referred to as “dead-heads,” “repositions,” or “ferry flights.”