This semi-private jet company makes luxury air travel as affordable as flying economy

All you need to learn about flying on semi-private aircraft carrier JSX.

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We know that not everyone enjoys the tedious task of going through airports, especially when there are so many people waiting for security or check-in. Were you aware that there is a way to avoid all the hassle? Flying with a semi-private airline JSX means you’ll get all the conveniences of flying private — including skipping standard airport security — for prices that are often similar to (or lower than) first class on domestic flights. If you’ve never flown with JSX before, this guide will tell you everything you need to know, starting from the airports they serve to the in-flight amenities.

How does JSX work?

JSX is an airline that offers semi-private aviation travel. It’s very similar to booking a flight on a major U.S. airline. JSX offers a schedule of flights between cities and you can book seats by the seat. The main difference lies in the preflight and in flight experience. First, JSX is operated by fixed-based operators, or private jet terminals. This means that security is not managed by the Transportation Security Administration. Most security measures are invisible. You don’t need to queue up to pass your bags through an automatic X-ray machine and then through a metal detector. You can speak briefly with a check in agent and then head to the lounge. This is why you don’t need to be there for more than 20 to 40 minutes before your flight. JSX flies regional jets in all-first-class configurations so there aren’t any uncomfortable or crowded economy seats. You will be flying with your friends, but it is not like flying privately.

What Aircraft Can JSX Fly?

JSX operates a fleet Embraer ERJ-135 & ERJ-145 aircraft. Each aircraft can carry 30 passengers and is available in 1-2 or 1-1 configurations. Every spacious seat offers first-class legroom. Passengers who choose the cheaper Hop On fare must pay for a seat assignment. Those who book the All In fare have the option to select their seat at no cost.

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What’s the JSX Inflight experience like?

All passengers are entitled to free snacks and beverages, including alcoholic beverages. There’s also complimentary Starlink WiFi on board — JSX was the first air carrier to implement the service into its fleet, and it’s available from the second you board to the second you land, so there’s no waiting to reach 10,000 feet before it kicks in.

Where does JSX fly?

JSX is a West Coast airline that flies all over California as well as to Nevada and Arizona. However, the carrier is not currently in service. expanding its route network. It now flies between Westchester County (HPN), New York, and Orlando (MCO), Miami (MIA), and other Texas cities. Dallas (DAL), serves as a hub for JSX as it links its East-West Coast operations. JSX also flies international, connecting Los Angeles with Dallas to Cabo San Lucas (CSL) seasonally. Visit JSX’s Where We Fly page Check out the latest developments on its route network.

What is JSX’s Pet Policy?”

JSX allows pets to fly for free on an air carrier that is pet-friendly. Passenger can purchase an adjoining seat for larger dogs (up to 79 lbs) but your dog must be seated on the floor in front.

What are the baggage allowances for JSX?

All passengers have the right to two bags, each maximum 50 pounds, and one personal item that fits under the seat in front. All-In fare passengers get an additional bag that can hold up to 50 pounds. There are no overhead bins on JSX aircraft, so you can’t bring larger carry-on suitcases — those must be checked into the cargo hold. Instead of dropping your bags on a conveyor belt hoping they make it to the aircraft, JSX staff will handle your baggage and bring it directly to your plane. Bags are collected at the airport for easy pickup. (That’s right, you don’t have to wait at baggage claims.

How much does JSX cost?

One-way fares starting at $179 can be found. However, prices fluctuate based on route, day of the week and class as well as other variables. Only two fare types are available: All In or Hop On. This includes an additional checked bag and advance seat assignments. You can usually expect to pay between $200-$500 for most flights. Some of the most popular routes, such as Westchester to Miami in the winter, might cost around $850 each way — or sometimes even higher.

Does JSX partner with other airlines?

JSX is partnering with JetBlue and United Airlines to offer award miles for passengers. United MileagePlus members will be able to earn award miles according to a percentage of distance flown. This is determined by the fare class. However, they will not earn elite status. JetBlue TrueBlue members who enter their passengers’ JetBlue TrueBlue numbers will be able to receive 150 TrueBlue Points per flight for Hop On fares, and 250 TrueBlue Points per flight for All In tickets.

What makes JSX more convenient than traditional commercial airlines?

By choosing JSX, passengers can enjoy a hassle-free flying experience with all the comforts of private air travel — at similar prices to first-class seats on a traditional commercial airline. The flight is only 20 minutes away and passengers don’t have to be there for security checks. You can also travel with small pets, alcohol is not required, and you get to check your bags.

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