Appy Traveler: Best new apps for travelers
July 31, 2014
Published on Jul 31, 2014
By CNN Travel staff
Uber for private jets, calculator to beat jet lag and an intelligent packing device -- here are the latest must-haves for your smart phones
If you're in the market for a private flight somewhere, you can now do so using JetSmarter, the Uber of the private jet world.
App users search for various carriers, request flights based on their own schedule and pay for the flight using the app. Pick-ups and drop-offs happen in private airports in or near the requested location.
Fancy a trip from Tokyo to Comoros, the archipelago nation in the Indian Ocean? That's $351,200 to fly on a 14-seater Falcon 900.
A shorter domestic flight from San Diego to Las Vegas on a four-passenger jet costs $3,800.
JetSmarter also offers an "empty legs" feature, in which users can share the empty seats and expense with other users.
A shared 45-minute flight from Houston to Arlington among eight fliers will cost $365 per head.
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