NetJets Executive Overview
|Leadership||Adam Johnson, Chairman & CEO|
Alan Bobo, Chief Operating Officer
Patrick Gallagher, President, Sales, Marketing & Service
Pete Richards, Chief Financial Officer
Bradley Ferrell, Executive Vice President, Administrative Services
Bram Van Der Ploeg, Executive Vice President, Business Insights & Analysis
Doug Henneberry, Executive Vice President, Aircraft Asset Management
Warren Buffett; Chairman and Chief Executive, Berkshire Hathaway
|Jet Card Hourly Rates||Phenom 300 from $10,205 per hour, including FET based on a 3-year lease at 25 hours per year (on waitlist)|
|Related Products||Fractional Ownership, Leasing, Aircraft Sales, VIP Security, plus Aircraft Management, On-demand charter, and Empty legs via Executive Jet Management|
|Related Companies||Berkshire Hathaway (parent), NetJets Europe, Executive Jet Management, QS Partners, QS Security|
Columbus, Ohio-based NetJets is a subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. It is the inventor of the fractional private jet ownership concept by founder and former chairman Richard Santulli who sold the company to Berkshire Hathaway in 1998 for $725 million.
NetJets then entered the jet card space with its 2010 acquisition of Marquis Jet partners (Review private jet fractional and membership company M&A activity with our PRIVATE AVIATION DEAL BOOK.).
Until 2021, it branded its jet card under the Marquis Jet banner. Today, the company’s offerings include private travel solutions from fractional ownership and leasing to an extensive line-up of jet cards and whole aircraft sales. About 50% of fractional and lease customers start with its jet card program.
NetJets currently offers the Phenom 300, Citation XLS, Citation Sovereign, Challenger 350, Challenger 650, and Gulfstream 450 for its jet card, fractional ownership, and lease programs. Additionally, it offers the Citation Latitude, Global 5000, 6000, and 7500 for leases and fractional ownership.
Its Executive Jet Management arm offers aircraft management, jet cards, and on-demand charter.
In March 2021, it signed an MOU for 150 eVTOLs from Lilium.
In 2021, it flew approximately 444,000 passengers and operated 313,000 flights.
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When was it founded?
The predecessor company of NetJets, Executive Jet Aviation, was founded in1964. In 1987 then CEO Richard Santulli launched the first fractional ownership program for private jets and renamed the company as NetJets.
Who owns NetJets?
Who is the CEO?
How are aircraft sourced?
Its fractional ownership fleet and, additionally, during peak periods, aircraft managed via Executive Jet Management.
NetJets Fleet (as of April 2022)
|Aircraft||Size||Number in Fleet|
|Citation Sovereign||Super Midsize||38|
|Citation Latitude||Super Midsize||162|
|Challenger 350||Super Midsize||85|
|Citation Longitude||Super Midsize||29|
What are the initiation and membership fees?
There are no initiation and membership fees for its jet card programs
What is the entry-level program?
Jet cards start at 25 hours with the entry-level Embraer Phenom 300. While jet cards are on hiatus, 25-hour leases start at $10,205 per hour based on a 3-year contract. .It also offers the Citation Excel/XLS, Sovereign, Latitude, Challenger 350, and Challenger 650 in the U.S. program. In 2021, NetJets Europe launched a pay-as-you-go membership option, that is currently on hiatus.
Do NetJets’ cards provide guaranteed availability?
Yes, with 45 blackout days in the U.S. for 25-hour leases, and 90 blackout days in Europe on jet cards.
Is the hourly rate guaranteed?
What is the company website?
Where is NetJets’s headquarters?
Columbus, OH; NetJets Europe is headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal
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