ASCEND Air launched its main operations with flights commencing in Quarter 1 2018. The private jet membership club is the first in Southeast Asia to offer private jet flights by the seat to major cities in the region including Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta at prices comparable to commercial travel. Fly via Seletar Airport in Singapore, Subang Airport in Kuala Lumpur and Halim Airport in Jakarta. Bangkok is in the pipeline.
Save time when you fly private without waiting in crowded airport terminals or facing long queues at immigration or having to check-in early before departure. Yes, you can check in 15 minutes before departure, save two hours each flight and free up nine days of travel each year at one roundtrip flight/week.
Memberships start at US$1,250 per month. There are three categories of membership:
- Executive at US$1,250 per month – Get 4 flight credits per month with a US$500 initiation fee and six months commitment. Add a guest credit for US$500.
- Professional at US$2,250 per month – Get 8 flight credits per month with a US$500 initiation fee and three months commitment. You get 1 free Guest Credit every quarter and access to special event flights.
- Premium at US$4,250 per month – Get 16 flight credits per month with a US$500 initiation fee and three months commitment. You get 1 free Guest Credit every month and access to special event flights.
Members will receive Flight Credits every month to book seats on private flights through ASCEND Air’s website and mobile apps. Corporate Memberships are also offered.
ASCEND Air operates large-sized executive aircrafts offering luxurious leather seats in a 1-1 configuration with first-class legroom, custom designed executive interior with on-board WiFi and VIP service from private jet terminals offering lounge access before and after the flight.
ASCEND Air is founded by Christopher Choo, a former finance professional with regional experience across Southeast Asia and Greater China and Pluto Pang, a sales and operations executive in the commodities industry.