Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Issues Emergency Order of Revocation Against TapJets, Inc.

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. 

Charter Operator Silver Air To Add Boeing Business Jet To Fleet

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 Jet Rolls Out The Red Carpet For Customers Attending Super Bowl VII

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. 

Charter Broker Victor Attracts $18 Million In New Investment; Forms Alyssum Group To Foster General Aviation Acquisitions

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. 

Air Partner Offers VIP Super Bowl Experiences With Quintessentially

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. 

Who Sells Private Jet Card Memberships?

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.