NetJets, Wheels Up, Flexjet, and Vista Global’s XOJET lead the list of Biggest U.S. Private Jet Operators

Largest Private Jet Airlines

Despite consolidation, the 25 largest Part 135 and 91K operators account for only 25% of the U.S. private jet market

Why you won’t find Wheels Up when you look at lists of private aviation operators

Sizing the U.S. private jet market between Part 91, Part 91K fractional and Part 135 charter operators

8 of the 10 largest companies are led by the founder or family member

Here’s a big difference between the private jet market and the airlines. Just 10 airlines account for 90% of the domestic market for scheduled passenger traffic. Four companies – Delta Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, and Southwest Airlines – are responsible for two-thirds of U.S. flights.

Despite consolidation, business aviation remains fragmented. An analysis by Private Jet Card Comparisons of various reports from Argus TRAQPak and other data shows the 25 largest operators of charter and fractional fleets together account for just 25% of all U.S. flying.

Blue Star Jets’ Founder Ricky Sitomer Has New Big Plans

Sitomer, who sells jet cards and on-demand charter, is planning a reverse merger for his new vehicle, Star Jets International, LLC

 

Blue Star Jets founder is planning his next chapter in private aviation. After rising to notoriety by borrowing the name of his former company from the movie Wall Street and building it into a leading private jet charter broker, he exited after combining it with another brokerage, Apollo Jets. He followed it up last year by launching  Star Jets International, LCC, offering both on-demand charter and jet cards. Yesterday came the big news.

Charter Broker Apollo Jets Opens Palm Beach Office

New York City-based Apollo Jets, LLC which focuses on on-demand private jet charter has opened an office in Palm Beach. The company also has offices in California, Massachusetts, Nevada, and Miami, making this its second Sunshine State office. 

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