MERLIN1 offers clients a choice of top destinations to travel to in style and luxury by private charter jet. Our primary bases are located in San Antonio and Austin, and we also have bases in Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston. With requests for summer vacations flying in fast, we’re exploring just some of the benefits of choosing to fly private in summer 2022.

Travel with ease
Want to book a flight with us? All you need to do it email us or contact us here telling us where you want to fly and how many passengers you’ll be travelling with – it’s that simple! Our charter team will send an estimate for your approval and schedule in your flight once confirmed. We pride ourselves on our excellent tailored service and quick communication – we truly understand how valuable your time is.

Did you know? Charter airlines who own their own fleet such as MERLIN1 can accommodate tighter schedules compared to those that lease their aircraft, where you’ll typically need a 24-hour advance booking.

Fly in style
MERLIN1’s luxurious fleet comprising of 5 x Cessna 650 Citation aircraft are designed with safety, style and privacy in mind. The jets feature a sleek forward double couch with an exclusive diamond pattern design, followed by four club configured seats, extending into two additional seats in the rear, providing the ultimate comfort for you and your travel companions.

Did you know? Cessna have delivered more than 250,000 aircraft over their 90 year history, exceeding 150 million turbine flight hours in over 170 countries. (Source: Cessna)

Plan last minute
Too busy to plan anything right now? We understand our clients have tight schedules; that’s why our empty leg flights can be a great option if you’re looking to take a quick weekend break at short notice or book in that last minute business trip. All you need to do is subscribe to our flight alerts here to receive our full list of empty leg flights each week. As well as fitting in around your commitments, you can make huge savings when you book empty leg travel.

Did you know? Private jets are able to fly out of 10 times as many airports as those that commercial airlines can access. For example, private jets serve over 5,000 airports in the US, as compared to around 500 for commercial jets (Source: NBAA).

Enjoy quality family time
Looking to make some special summer memories? When you book a private charter jet with MERLIN1, you and your family will be able to enjoy the entire aircraft to yourselves, with support from our dedicated in-flight crew who’ll be on hand to provide everything you need. So you can sit back, relax and simply enjoy time together during your flight without being interrupted by other passengers! Flying privately gives you the ultimate freedom – choosing who to travel with and designing your journey to match the moments that matter to you.

Did you know? We welcome pets on board, so you can bring the whole family with you!

Take as much baggage as you need
We understand the restrictions on baggage with commercial airlines can be extremely frustrating, whether you’re travelling within Texas or further afield.  That’s why we’re committed to helping our customers carry whatever their summer vacation baggage consists of: from golf bags and bikes to surfboards and skateboards! Here at MERLIN1 we’ll accommodate all your baggage without the extra fees or hassle. You can also collect your belongings as soon as you leave our private charter jet, saving you time and hassle at your destination.

Did you know? Private jets provide easier access to the most beautiful destinations on Earth. From beautiful remote beaches and unspoilt islands to luscious rain forests, we can reach those destinations that that are only accessible via private jets. So get in touch and start packing your bags with everything you need for your exclusive summer getaway.

Planning a vacation or simply want to know more about us? Our Concierge Team is available 24/7. Call 210.851.9967 or leave us a message online and we’ll be in touch soon. MERLIN1 can’t wait to welcome you on board and be part of your summer adventures!

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