Private Jet Industry Breaking News and Analysis

Jet Linx raises $87,000 to battle breast cancer

Jet Linx The Tutu Project

Jet Linx, a leading private jet management company that sells jet card memberships, continued its support of The Tutu Project during October

Omaha-based Jet Linx Aviation said it raised over $87,000 for breast cancer patient support as part of its ongoing support of The Tutu Project, which provides financial and emotional support for patients.

The private aviation company has been supporting the charity for five years. The Tutu Project was founded by Bob and Linda Carey, in 2003.  It began after Linda was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2002 and Bob began taking photos of himself wearing only a pink tutu in public places to put a smile on Linda’s face.

Airstream Jets waives credit card fees on jet cards

Airstream Jets

The jet card broker is dropping its credit card convenience fee through Nov. 14, 2019

In a short-term promotion, jet card broker Airstream Jets is waiving the credit card convenience fee on its Distance Card.

The Distance Card is sold in denominations of $25,000 and $100,000 and unlike the typical hourly rates, it uses flight mileage to calculate costs.

Rates range between $9 and $24 per mile, with a daily minimum of 500 miles.

VistaJet named Asia’s best private jet charter operator

VistaJet

The luxury private jet service won the award at the AsBAA Icons of Aviation Awards for the fourth straight year

Vista Global’s VistaJet was named Asia’s best charter operator at the AsBAA Icons of Aviation awards for the fourth year in a row.

According to a press release, “The honor celebrates excellence and recognizes best practices in the private aviation industry across the continent, and comes following VistaJet’s receipt of the inaugural award for Most Innovative Company at the 2018 ceremony.”

How safe is your private jet company?

Private jet safety

Magellan Jets has issued a white paper on what you should know about private aviation safety

Boston-based jet card and on-demand charter broker Magellan Jets has added to its library of educational white papers for private jet fliers with a white paper titled, “How Safe Is Your Private Aviation Company?”

Magellan’s report notes when it comes to providing safe private jet flights, “You can bet that every operator out there will make this same claim. But are they all the same? How can you ensure that a private aviation operator is walking the walk when it comes to safety?”

Jet Linx expands Nashville base

Jet Linx Nashville

Jet card membership and private jet management firm Jet Linx has opened a larger location just two years after coming to the Music City

Jet Linx has opened a new private terminal in Nashville just two years after originally opening the base for private jet management and jet card customers. The company said the initial facility wasn’t large enough to accommodate growth in both aircraft management and jet card membership clients.

So far this year, Jet Linx has opened new bases in Austin, Boston, Chicago, and New York.

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