Flexjet, Sentient Jet acquire another helicopter operator

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Directional Aviation’s OneSky Flight, parent of Flexjet and Sentient, says it is targeting managed helicopter fleets, this time adding a U.K.-based operator

Flexjet, the second-largest fractional fleet operator, and sister Sentient Jet, a leader in jet cards, now have a second helicopter operator in the OneSky Flight portfolio. Halo Aviation Ltd., an operator in the United Kingdom, follows the acquisition earlier this year of Associated Aircraft Group (AAG). The latter operates Sikorsky helicopters in the Northeastern U.S.

Moody’s completes periodic review of ratings for Flexjet, Sentient Jet parent

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Moody’s Investor Services announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of One Sky Flight, LLC, the parent of Flexjet, Sentient Jet, FXAIR, and PrivateFly

Moody’s Investors Service has completed a periodic review of the ratings of One Sky Flight, LLC. It includes other ratings that are associated with the same unit. OneSky includes Flexjet, the second-largest fractional provider, leading jet card provider Sentient Jet, plus on-demand charter brokers FXAIR and PrivateFly.

Sentient Jet’s smart approach to technology is paying off

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Leading jet card broker Sentient Jet is using technology to make booking flights easier, and it’s working

Since Sentient Jet, inventor of the jet card, doesn’t sell on-demand charter, it has an advantage over the many private aviation providers pitching their online interfaces as booking and quoting tools. They’re taking advantage of that difference. Here’s how.

PrivateFly launches Bitcoin Jet Account option

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Having started accepting the cryptocurrency as payment for on-demand private jet charter flights in 2014, customers can now create a Bitcoin account with flight charges based on the value at the time of booking

Directional Aviation’s PrivateFly has launched a Bitcoin Jet Account. The move comes as it reveals more than one in 10 of its private jet flights were paid for in Bitcoin last month. The bookings represented 19% of its sales.

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