Flexjet’s Silvestro celebrates 10 years as CEO

Flexjet LLC, a leading provider of fractional private jet ownership, yesterday recognized Michael Silvestro, its longtime Chief Executive Officer, as he marks 10 years in the role

 

One week after plucking about PrivateFly, Flexjet chairman Kenn Ricci held a party to congratulate Michael Silvestro on his 10-year anniversary and what he said was the company’s decade of success. 

Flexjet Ranked Among the NorthCoast 99 Best Places to Work for the 15th Consecutive Year

The Cleveland, Ohio-based private aviation company is part of Directional Aviation, which includes Sentient Jet, Skyjet, PrivateFly and Nextant Aerospace

 

Fractional jet ownership, lease and jet card provider Flexjet LLC has been recognized by professional services organization Employers Resource Council (ERC) as one of the 2018 NorthCoast 99 best places to work in Northeast Ohio. It’s 15th time the company has been on the list. 

Top executives detail plans for PrivateFly and Skyjet after the deal

After the announcement that Kenn Ricci’s Directional Aviation had acquired PrivateFly, we had some questions, and here are the answers

Directional Aviation buys PrivateFly

After Wednesday’s announcement that Directional Aviation’s OneSky LLC was adding PrivateFly to Flexjet, Sentient Jet and Skyjet, Private Jet Card Comparisons emailed some additional questions. Below are the answers collectively from PrivateFly co-founders Adam Twidell and Carol Cork, as well as Andrew Collins, the President of OneSky’s on-demand private jet charter organization Skyjet in addition to jet card provider Sentient Jet. 

Directional Aviation buys U.K.-based charter broker PrivateFly

The deal by the parent of Flexjet, Sentient Jet and Skyjet expands Directional Aviation’s global reach and doubles down on its online on-demand private jet charter business

 

OneSky, LLC, part of Directional Aviation and home to Skyjet, Sentient Jet and Flexjet, today announced it has acquired U.K.-based PrivateFly, a leading global digital booking service for private jet charter flights. According to a press release, PrivateFly is expected to combine with Skyjet, OneSky’s existing brokerage group and a pioneer in aviation technology for more than 20 years. The goal is to create one of the world’s largest online booking platforms for private jet charter, one with a robust digital platform and a physical geography and assets tailored for countries on four continents. 

Sentient Jet sponsors the Tim Russert Summer Groove to benefit children and teens

Philanthropy is a core part of Sentient Jet’s proposition, and it continues this weekend on Nantucket as the jet card company works to the local Nantucket community

 

Directional Aviation’s Sentient jet company said it has been named a Platinum Sponsor of Nantucket’s annual Tim Russert Summer Groove event, taking place tomorrow on Saturday, August 18.  As the largest benefit for the Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, the Summer Groove benefits 1,000 children and teen members and is one of the island’s most highly anticipated summer events.  2018 marks the second year Sentient has participated as a Platinum Sponsor, reaffirming the company’s commitment to supporting the local Nantucket community.