Air Partner updates shareholders on Coronavirus COVID-19 actions and impacts

Air Partner

The private jet charter broker and jet card provider provided a wide view of its varied business units

Private jet charter and jet card broker Air Partner, which offers extensive aviation services beyond private flying, updated shareholders earlier today on its approach to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, including protective actions being taken, current sales and pipeline.

PrivateJet.com owner files a new $30 million lawsuit against Fly Victor

Fly Victor private jet charter broker

Don’t Look Media has filed a new lawsuit against Fly Victor, its founder Clive Jackson, and others

The new lawsuit against private jet charter broker Victor was filed in Florida’s state court

Following the administration of private jet charter broker Fly Victor’s parent, and a subsequent management-led buyout, Don’t Look Media has filed a new lawsuit, this time in Florida’s state court.

A previous, similar lawsuit filed last year in Federal Court was dismissed in February, a move Don’t Look is appealing.

The new lawsuit, also seeking $30 million, is over a revenue-sharing agreement for website privatejet.com, owned by Don’t Look.

Flexjet reaffirms European expansion

Flexjet

The private jet operator says it is on track to launch its fractional share, lease and jet card offerings in Europe

More plans are expected to be disclosed in the second quarter of this year

Flexjet’s long-planned expansion into Europe is still on track, the company told Private Jet Card Comparisons.

Several pilots commenting on chat board PPRuNe, which stands for Professional Pilot Rumor Network, had raised the question if Flexjet’s Europe launch was on hold.

Jet Edge acquires Jet Select marking more consolidation

JetEdge Jet Edge private jet charter

Jet Edge’s deal for JetSelect brings an 85 strong fleet mainly focused on large-cabin and super-midsize private jets

The merger may mean better terms for large cabin and super-midsize jet card offerings

The old year ended with Delta Air Lines announcing it was merging Delta Private Jets into Wheels Up. When the deal closes, it becomes Wheels Up’s largest shareholder creating a fleet of over 180 aircraft, mainly King Air, light and midsize aircraft.

The new year begins with Jet Edge International, a major player in large-cabin private jets, acquiring JetSelect Aviation. The deal creates a fleet of 85 aircraft.

Last February, Jet Edge announced it had raised $60 million to fund expansion and acquisitions.

Air Charter Service reports “huge uptake” in capped rate jet cards

Air Charter Service

The U.K. private jet charter broker says capped rate jet cards now account for 40% membership sales

Air Charter Service, which sells jet card programs with both U.S. and European service areas, reports its capped rate jet cards now account for 40% of jet card sales. The capped rate product was launched in August 2018.

In a press release, Tim Rees, ACS’s jet card manager, commented, “It’s easy to see the appeal of the Capped Rate Jet Card scheme. It allows clients to budget for the year by giving them a fixed rate, capped price, but allows them to benefit from market prices at the time of booking which generally saves the customer money.”

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