Jet Linx hosts second annual private aviation safety symposium

Jet Linx safety

The top-safety rated operator hosted The Jet Linx Safety Symposium to reinforce its dedication to advancing and maintaining the highest safety standards in private aviation

Private jet management and jet card membership company Jet Linx recently continued its focus on private aviation safety. The operator holds top ratings from Argus (Platinum), Wyvern (Wingman), and IS-BAO (Stage 3).

FlyExclusive makes major move into Jet Cards

FlyExclusive jet card

The 8th largest private jet charter operator in the U.S. FlyExclusive is leveraging a fast-growing private jet fleet to become a major player in jet memberships

Out of the depths of the biggest downturn business aviation has ever seen, here comes industry veteran Jim Segrave and his Kinston, North Carolina-based FlyExclusive.

Since its launch in 2014, Segrave, who previously sold Segrave Aviation to Delta Private Jets in 2010, has built a fleet of more than 60 private jets. Expansion plans call for reaching the century mark.

Flexjet is now using its private jet fleet to move flight crews

Flexjet

The second-largest fractional share operator also offers leases and jet cards starting at 25 hours of flight time

The crew ferry program is designed to comply with CDC-recommended group size limits

Flexjet today announced that its pilots and flight crews will no longer rely on commercial airlines to travel to or from flight assignments but instead on Flexjet’s private fleet.

The company said the move is meant to protect the health and safety of Flexjet customers and flight crews during the ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

Jet Linx grounds its fleet…for a Safety Summit

Jet Linx

The 3rd annual event brings together the private jet management and jet card provider’s over 500 employees to focus on safety

Jet Linx Aviation is grounding its fleet of over 100 private jets for a day once again as part of its third annual safety summit. By dedicating the entire day to advancing its rigorous safety standards the Omaha-based business aviation operator looks to highlight its focus on the subject.

The company claims to be the only air carrier in the United States to voluntarily halt operations for this type of event. The focus of the Safety Summit this year is safety culture, safety management, and how to identify potential hazards.  The day includes a special keynote session from Jim Hall, former National Transportation Safety Board chairman, on organizational contributing factors in aviation safety.

XOJET on safety, privacy, and how you can avoid bad weather flying

XOJET XO

Private Jet Card Comparisons recently talked with XOJET Aviation’s director of safety, Dan Ramirez

XOJET Aviation is a Wyvern Wingman, Argus Platinum, IS-BAO Stage 3 operator with a fleet of 43 Citation Xs and Challenger 300s. It has one of the largest owned fleets in the U.S.

While flying privately remains safe, illegal charters, including an accident that killed a European soccer star, and new entrants, with convoluted offerings, have clouded the horizon.

Recently we talked to Dan Ramirez, director of aviation for XOJET Aviation to talk about its approach, and for tips on both safety and privacy.

Breaking News: Solairus Aviation overhauls its Altitude jet card program

The management company is one of the few with top safety ratings from IS-BAO, Argus, and Wyvern

It looks like Solairus Aviation is getting serious about selling jet cards. The Petaluma, California-based management company is keeping the name of its former jet card program – Altitude 25 by Solairus, but it has made a number of improvements and looks to have created a best-in-class program for those of you who charter super midsize and large-cabin private jets for shorter flights.

After two high-profile accidents, here are the safety issues that impact turboprop and piston charters and jet cards

King Air 350i PC-12

Recent private air crashes that killed soccer star Sala and one of Russia’s richest women are highlighting a number of safety issues

A world removed from those Gulfstream G650s and Bombardier Global Express private jets you read about in stories about what type of plane Jennifer Lopez or Elon Musk own are turboprops and piston aircraft. They’re also very popular.

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