TapJets is claiming its technology is disrupting the private aviation market, however, it now faces a severe challenge to its operations from the FAA
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an Emergency Order of Revocation against TapJets, Inc. of Spring, Texas and Fargo, North Dakota, for allegedly conducting passenger-carrying flights using unqualified pilots and operating unauthorized aircraft.
Executive Air Share sells fractional shares, leases and Jet Cards by the day instead of the hour
Keith Plumb is leaving Executive AirShare, the company he co-founded in 2000 and where he has been serving as president and CEO since 2014 after seven years as president and COO. Plumb is scheduled to leave his current post in the next 30 to 60 days as part of a transition plan and will remain as CEO until that point.
Silver Air’s BBJ, with its 6,000-mile nonstop range, will be marketed for global executives, music tours and VVIPs based at Van Nuys Airport (VNY)
California-based charter operator Silver Air is adding a Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) to its charter fleet starting this spring. The company expects executive management teams, big international music tours, and other VVIP individuals that require the ultimate in private travel to charter the BBJ.
Sentient, like several other Jet Card sellers, is amping up the VIP quotient for its customers who will be watching the Patriots battle the Eagles
While it may not be a question of which team Sentient executives will be rooting for on Sunday – the company is based outside Boston – its 150 customers who will be flying to Minneapolis will be getting red carpet treatment regardless of their favorite team. Via its partnership with Primesport, a leader in VIP hospitality, Sentient Cardholders have access to a dedicated concierge for ticket bookings, complimentary ticket upgrades, and access to private celebrity meet and greets. The company also assists Sentient customers in securing hotel reservations and with on the ground staff.
On-demand private jet charter broker Victor has raised $18 million from BBA Aviation, BP Ventures and existing shareholders
Following Victor’s BP Ventures-led Series B investment round of $20 million in September the company is back raising more money, including the creation of a new corporate umbrella that will be known as Alyssum Group Ltd. Victor said it will now which pursue an “acquisitive strategy within general aviation sector,” according to a press release received by Private Jet Card Comparisons. It said this new money signals closure of the Series B process as Alyssum Group gears up for planned Series C investment round in mid-2018. Victor Founder & CEO Clive Jackson appointed Group Chief Executive of Alyssum Group.
Over 1,000 private jets are expected to land in Minneapolis for Super Bowl LII and providers are rolling out the red carpet for their customers
Jet Card seller Air Partner is using its partnership with travel agency and concierge service Quintessentially to offer clients and late planners the ability to see Super Bowl LII in style.
From big players such as Warren Buffett’s NetJets, the largest operator of private jets in the world, to boutique brokers, the number of companies selling Jet Cards has grown more than 100% in the past decade
In the past 10 years the number of companies selling jet cards has more than doubled. Perhaps that’s because once you find a program that fits your unique flying needs, jet cards make private flying easy – as little as one phone call or tapping your app. Private Jet Card Comparisons provides detailed comparisons of more than 250 jet card programs by over 65 variables, each of which may influence the offering that is best for you.