Victoria Muñoz Gonzalez
December 6, 2022

Understanding the concept of Empty Legs, how they work and how to take advantage of them. When should you book a flight on an Empty Leg?

So, What are Empty Legs?

Empty legs, also known as ferry flights or deadheads, are flights that are scheduled to operate without any passengers on board. These flights are typically used to reposition an aircraft from one location to another in order to fulfill a future booking or to return the aircraft to its base after completing a previous booking. Empty leg flights are often offered at discounted rates, as the operator is looking to recoup some of their costs.

Many private jet operators offer empty leg flights, and these can be a great option for travelers looking to save money on their flights. Empty leg flights are typically available on short notice, and they can be a convenient way to travel to a desired destination without the added cost of a full charter flight.

Venicejets assists travelers that wish to use this kind of solution by finding the available empty legs for every request received and by combining incoming request between different travel groups to have a more convenient price for all the parties involved.

An aircraft that needs to fly out of base to perform a flight

Some things to take into consideration

If you're interested in taking advantage of empty leg flights, it's important to be flexible with your travel plans. Empty leg flights are often available on short notice and may require you to depart from or arrive at a different airport than your desired destination and to be flexible to a cancellation in case the main charter's schedule changes or gets cancelled.

It's also important to be aware that empty leg flights may not offer the same level of flexibility and personalized service as a full charter and are one-way flights only.

Final thoughts

Overall, empty leg flights can be a great option for budget-conscious travelers looking to save money on their flights. With their discounted rates and convenient scheduling, empty legs can be a great way to experience the luxury and convenience of private jet travel without breaking the bank.

Request a quote online and we will always find if there is an empty leg solution available for your flight or visit our dedicated offers sections where you can find some of the empty legs we have available.

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