Private Jet Industry Breaking News and Analysis

European jet card seller GlobeAir launches new branding, expands the fleet

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The European jet card operator is expanding its fleet of Cessna Citation Mustang private jets

Austria-based GlobeAir AG has launched a new brand image. Additionally, it is adding four Cessna Citation Mustangs previously operated by Wijet expanding its fleet by 25%.

European very light jet operator GlobeAir AG which uses a fleet of owned Cessna Citation Mustangs to provide jet cards and sell on-demand charter is expanding its fleet and giving itself a new look.

Two of the four new additional aircraft, which were formerly operated by Wijet, will be operating by the summer, according to GlobeAir officials. Currently, there are no plans for more airplanes, meaning that when all are flying, the operator will have a fleet of 20.

Settlement Update: JetSmarter Resolution Credits apply to crowd-sourced flights

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JetSmarter can walk away from the proposed Class Action arbitration settlement if more than 10% of members opt out

Last week, in reviewing the 13-page “Notice of Settlement” as the basis for my analysis of JetSmarter’s proposed Class Action settlement, I was struck that there was a seeming lack of detail.

It wasn’t clear which flights you could apply the valuable 50% off Resolution Credits. Not finding anyone willing to answer my questions, I made note of it in my article.

JetSmarter Class Action Settlement Agreement

After I published the story, I was happy to see in my inbox a more detailed 45-page “Settlement Agreement.” There is some good news.

LunaJets wins Best Employer award for the second consecutive year

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Swiss-based LunaJets is a charter broker, with a dynamic pricing jet card program

Swiss business magazine Bilan has named LunaJets “Best Employer 2019 in Switzerland” in the category of small companies under 70 employees for the second year in the world. It’s the 11th year the magazine has produced the ranking, and it said it evaluated over 100 companies. LunaJets is the only private aviation company to have won the award.

BREAKING NEWS: Vista Global to acquire JetSmarter

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The parent of VistaJet and XOJET is buying JetSmarter to bolster its digital strategy

Following its acquisition last fall of XOJET, Rhone Capital backed Vista Global said it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ft. Lauderdale-base JetSmarter with the goal of creating a global on-demand digital marketplace.