MIAMI, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SMART Jets and TerraPass will be working together going forward to give travelers the option to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of their next flight. Choosing a carbon offset through TerraPass will help to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by an amount based upon an aircraft's jet fuel consumption during flight – resulting in an overall cleaner, greener way to fly. This important program will be available for all SMART JETS flights and will soon be an available option on the new SMART Jets App at www.JetSmarter.com/get
"This is very exciting for us", said SMART Jets CEO and Co-Founder Sergey Petrossov, "With the help of TerraPass we continue to take the private air charter process out of the eighties and into the future with our transparency, simplicity and unprecedented features like our Flat Fare Charter with fixed prices between the top 16 destinations…"With TerraPass we now add our company's strong commitment to the environment to the services we proudly offer to our clients"
Justin Berg, SMART Jets Manager of Business Development had the following comments on today's announcement: "It is very important that we have this program at SMART Jets. Five, ten, twenty years from now, we will look back on this program's positive impact and be able to say, we had an opportunity to create a cleaner, greener company - and this was the first step to making that goal a reality."
SMART Jets was born when a group of international private jet operators and a well known IT Company came together to start a revolution in private aviation.
SMART Jets strives to empower customers when chartering private aircraft by leveraging superior information technology, a network of air carriers, exceptional service, and deep industry knowledge. Find out more at www.JetSmarter.com
About TerraPass Inc.
Launched in 2004, TerraPass works with developers of greenhouse gas reduction projects to bring to market renewable energy and independently-verified carbon offsets. TerraPass manages a portfolio of over 20 emissions reduction projects across the United States, primarily focused on waste-to-energy. With projects registered under the Climate Action Reserve and the Verified Carbon Standard, the company is an award-winning provider of carbon offsets and serves both voluntary and compliance buyers.
For more information, visit www.terrapass.com or call +1 (415) 692 3411
SOURCE SMART Jets