VistaJet forms holding company to offer global leasing, management, financing, and tech solutions

Dubai-based Vista Global Holding will expand the company’s offerings from jet cards and on-demand charter

 

VistaJet founder Thomas Flohr has launched Vista Global Holding based in Dubai calling it “a revolutionary aviation group headquartered at the DIFC (Dubai International Financial Center) which will spearhead the consolidation of the fragmented and expanding business aviation market.” 

Airstream Jets adds two new discount hubs for Distance Card jet card members

The HondaJet cabin measures 222 cubic feet

The Distance Card is the only jet card program that prices flights by mileage instead of hours

 

Airstream Jets has added Austin Bergstrom International Airport and Houston William P. Hobby Airport as hubs for its Distance Card jet card members alongside Dallas Love Field giving the Lone Star state three hubs. Cardmembers who originate and terminate their trips at any program hubs receive a 5% discount. Distance Cards are sold at $25,000 or $100,000, plus 7.5% Federal Excise Tax in both cases. 

Updated: JetSmarter flight diverted after threats from a passenger

Multiple reports say a JetSmarter scheduled private jet flight on Wednesday from Las Vegas to New York was forced to land in North Platte, Nebraska after a passenger went on a rant

 

(Updated Sept. 8 at 5:30pm) – A series of disturbing tweets from the alleged suspect are published in full at the end of this article.

According to JetSmarter’s website, the promise is “Network with like-minded individuals, dine on catering and sip champagne while you sit back (all the way back) and enjoy the flight.” That’s not how it went last Wednesday on a flight from Las Vegas to New York aboard a 12-seat private jet operating as a shared charter flight for JetSmarter.

Top executives detail plans for PrivateFly and Skyjet after the deal

After the announcement that Kenn Ricci’s Directional Aviation had acquired PrivateFly, we had some questions, and here are the answers

Directional Aviation buys PrivateFly

After Wednesday’s announcement that Directional Aviation’s OneSky LLC was adding PrivateFly to Flexjet, Sentient Jet and Skyjet, Private Jet Card Comparisons emailed some additional questions. Below are the answers collectively from PrivateFly co-founders Adam Twidell and Carol Cork, as well as Andrew Collins, the President of OneSky’s on-demand private jet charter organization Skyjet in addition to jet card provider Sentient Jet.