Top tips for first time private jet travelers

With MERLIN1, you can travel by private charter jet across Texas and beyond. With our primary bases in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio: MERLIN1 have an unparalleled commitment to safety, reliability, comfort, on-time performance and reasonable pricing.

We offer luxury travel on our fantastic fleet of Citation 650 jets, including our brand new 650 VI. Travelling by private gives you the ultimate freedom and flexibility, and saves you the time and stress of travelling through international airports.

Bring more baggage!

When you fly by private charter jet, you aren’t tied to the restrictions on baggage allowances put in place by commercial airlines. This means you can bring that extra suitcase for shopping, or even your golf equipment or bicycle ready for your destination. You can contact us before your trip if you have any questions about what you can bring on board. We welcome pets too; our crew love animals and they can fly in the cabin with you. Please let us know if you have any special requirements, we want to provide you with the perfect flying experience!

Join our Charter Jets Program

Are you planning to fly by private jet regularly? If so, you may wish to consider joining the MERLIN1 Charter Jets Program. Our program offers the very best customer experience; with our clients receiving exclusive priority over one-off charter customers and a guarantee that they will never be refused an aircraft charter request. The program pricing structure is all-in, one-way, and designed to eliminate empty flight leg charges should your trip be over multiple days. There are no crew fees or overnight charges – a flat rate-per-occupied hour means that you are getting the best value possible. Please drop us a line today if you’re interested in joining our program!

Leave your plans to the last minute!

We understand plans can change last minute, or that the requirement for business and personal trips can come up quickly. With MERLIN1, you can have an aircraft ready on the same day as your request.  When you fly private, you’re not constrained to pre-determined flight times and routes – you decide when and where you fly. You’ll never have to miss an important meeting, because there are no set flight schedules.

Travel across Texas and beyond

Although MERLIN1’s primary bases are in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio, it’s worth knowing you’re not restricted to these destinations – we can fly you across the United States and beyond. In fact, our operational footprint is throughout North and Central America, and the Caribbean. And, if you need to stay overnight, you can reserve the private jet for up to 3 nights and 4 days on each trip without additional costs, except crew expenses.

Enjoy the perks on board

Private jets are famous for being the most comfortable way to travel by air. When you charter a private jet, you’ll have plenty of space to relax, and you can spoil yourself and your guests with the endless on-board amenities. From selecting your favourite champagne to your favourite movies, when you travel with MERLIN1 your safety, comfort and relaxation are placed at utmost priority.

If you’re a first time private jet flier we’d love to hear from you and help you plan your next trip this summer, whether in Texas or further afield. We’re ready to create a personalised experience for you each and every time you fly with us – for either business or leisure. It really couldn’t be easier to charter a private jet with MERLIN1!

Get in touch

Our Concierge Team is available 24/7 to discuss all your requirements and any queries you have. Give us a call on 210.MERLIN1 (210.777-6839) or leave us a message on our website and we’ll be in touch soon. We can’t wait to welcome you on board our private charter jets for an unforgettable experience.

What are you waiting for? Start making memories with MERLIN1 today.


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