Chairman, Flexjet, Inc. and Directional
CEO of Sentient Jet and Co-CEO of Flexjet, Inc.
CFO, Flexjet, Inc. and Vice Chairman of Directional
Executive Vice President, Sales and Client Development
Vice President of Operations
Chief Safety Officer
Senior Vice President, Partnerships and Events
Vice President of Client Services and Experience
Jet Card Hourly Rates
Light jet hourly rates start from $6,975 per hour, plus fuel and FET
Directional Aviation, OneSky Flight, Flexjet, Flexjet Helicopter, FXAIR, Halo, PrivateFly
Founded in 1999, Sentient Jet is credited as the inventor of the jet card. It has been part of Kenn Ricci’s Directional Aviation family of companies since 2012.
Sister units in OneSky Flight, LLC (renamed to Flexjet, Inc.) include fractional share operator Flexjet, helicopter operator Halo (renamed to Flexjet Helicopter), and charter brokers PrivateFly and FXAIR.
Other Directional holdings include jet re-manufacturer Nextant Aerospace. jet sales company Sojourn Aviation and Constant Aviation (now part of Flexjet, Inc.).
More recently, the company has become active in the helicopter space with a new brand Halo. (Review private jet membership company M&A activity with our PRIVATE AVIATION DEAL BOOK.).
Sentient Jet is based in Braintree, Massachusetts.
Its service area for fixed one-way rates includes the Continental U.S., the Caribbean, and Mexico. In 2021, it launched fixed one-way rates to Europe,
In Europe, it offers members fixed-rate jet card pricing via an interchange arrangement with PrivateFly.
Sentient Jet offers a significant roster of lifestyle and event partnerships providing over $175,00 in benefits for cardholders.
It sells in increments of 25 hours and offers light jets, midsize jets, super-midsize, and large-cabin programs.
Members can upgrade and downgrade the cabin category based on published rates on a trip-by-trip basis.
Directional Aviation’s Flexjet, Inc.
Around 8,000 customers
$450 million in 2022
Sentient sources flights from the Flexjet fleet of aircraft retired and refurbished from its fractional fleet and third-party charter operators
Sentient Jet begins at 25 hours for $174,375, plus fuel surcharge and FET
Sentient offers fixed-hourly rates