In a year-end message, NetJets recapped a number of accomplishments.
Among the most notable, the Berkshire Hathaway-owned private jet operator too delivery of its 100th Citation Latitude and 100th Challenger. It also marks its key role in supporting manufacturers and creating quality jobs.
This month brings its first Citation Longitude, and a year with nearly 70 deliveries of new aircraft.
NetJets says it has taken delivery of 261 private jets over the past five years.
Looking towards the future, it has already sold “several shares” in the Bombardier Global 7500. The first is due for delivery in 2021.
In terms of getting you where you need to be on-time, NetJets in November achieved a 93% mark. That figure includes delays outside its control, including weather and air traffic control.
What’s more, service recovery time averaged a slim 69 minutes. The company saw its “Likelihood to Recommend” score reach record highs.
Also of note, NetJets operated over 2,900 customer flights during Thanksgiving week.
And for those of you who believe print is dead, NetJets has launched a quarterly inflight magazine. It is being distributed onboard and in FBOs.
In addition to a variety of features on art, spirits, timepieces, and good living, a front-of-the-book section highlighted a few more NetJets highlights.
For example, NetJets has served as Official Private Jet Provider of the PGA Tour since 2014. It sponsors over 35 tour pros, including Dustin Johnson, Jordan Speith, Justin Thomas, and Brooks Koepka.
It also hosts events at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, the Masters, and FedEx Cup playoffs.
On large-cabin aircraft, the new house champagne is Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve NV. Our research shows it gets a 90 from Robert Parker, which classifies it as outstanding.
And if you are an oenophile, ask about the NetJets Vintner Circle. Exclusively for NetJets customers who have a passion for wine, membership includes VIP access and tastings.