"Often times, carriers are willing to give them [empty seats] for the cost of fuel", Petrossov explained.
The "golden triangle" of private flights, as Fox Business points out, runs between Los Angeles, New York City, and Florida. But the company hopes to expand its reach -- with China as the main focus -- and already offers flights to and from destinations around the United States.
Example empty leg deals include Cancun, Mexico to Tampa, Florida, for $3,400, or the more exotic Cleveland, Ohio to Chesterfield, Missouri for the same price.
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Ryan Craggs is Thrillist's Travel Editor. Sadly, he has never been on a private plane, but he's totally down if you wanna hook him up. Follow him @ryanrcraggs.