Private Jet Industry Breaking News and Analysis

Jet card provider Jet Linx adds Medjet as lifestyle partner

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In a busy summer, Jet Linx recently joined Wheels Up and XO in adding a jet sharing option for members

Private jet management and jet card providers Jet Linx has added Medjet, a provider of global air medical transport for travelers, as the newest partner to join its Elevated Lifestyle client benefits program.

The Elevated Lifestyle program offers Jet Linx members access to a portfolio of international partners spanning a multitude of industries, including health and wellness, wine and spirits, travel and fashion, who in turn provide specialty rewards, services and access to Jet Linx members.

Private charter platform PrivateFly, a Directional Aviation company, has appointed Gregg Slow as president for the Americas

The former C-Suite executive with XOJET recently left as acquirer Vista Global merged it with the former JetSmarter

Business aviation veteran Gregg Slow has joined PrivateFly’s senior leadership team to head the U.S. division of the company, which operates from a U.S. headquarters in Boston and a sales office in Fort Lauderdale, with further sales teams based across the country.

The U.S. now accounts for half of PrivateFly’s global flight sales for the U.K.-based provider, according to the press announcement.

Slow brings 19 years of business aviation experience to the newly created role, most recently from his seven-year tenure at XOJET where, as chief client officer, he built the commercial client-facing offering and assisted in the company’s acquisition by Vista Global. Earlier this summer the VistaJet parent merged XOJET and JetSmarter to form XO.

Private jet charter operator GrandView Aviation cracks the Inc. 5000 fastest-growing companies list

Embraer Phenom 300 charter operator GrandView placed #661 on the 2019 Inc. Magazine 5000 list with 645% revenue growth

Maryland-based GrandView Aviation snared the #661 spot on the 2019 Inc. Magazine Inc. 5000 list. Maryland’s largest private jet and helicopter charter operator was in the Top 30 in Maryland, and 11th in the Baltimore Metro area.

A new jet card allows you to trade in your old private jet for flight hours

Alliance Aviation has joined with Encore Parts for the industry’s first-ever used aircraft trade-in program

Separately, the jet card broker launched a membership that pays interest on your deposit with flight credits

With a significant number of older private jets facing big upgrade costs to meet the compliance standards of ADS-B, or Automatic Dependence Surveillance-Broadcast, which go into effect in January, owners of those planes need to make decisions quickly.

For many, they will need to ground their jets as they look to buy new ones or perhaps hurry into a deal that doesn’t make sense.

Flexjet gives its customers the keys to Monterey Car Week

Flexjet fractional, lease and jet card customers will be getting VIP access and invites to during the car lovers bonanza

Flexjet is rolling out the red carpet for its customers via a series of events available during at Monterey Car Week, the ultimate mecca for automobile enthusiasts, for the 17th consecutive year.

From dinner invitations to events previously closed to the public to branded entertainment and exclusive driving experiences, Flexjet, its partner brands, and friends will offer jet card customers and fractional shareowners what it describes as “a Monterey Car Week like none they have ever seen before.”