Flexjet and GE partner to launch Immediate Wireless Flight Data Transmission and Collection program fleet-wide

Flexjet said it is undertaking a major upgrade and expansion to its flight data monitoring capabilities. In partnership with GE Aviation, Flexjet’s entire US-based fleet will transmit flight data wirelessly and instantly upon touchdown. This initiative will strengthen the company’s safety management system, the company said.

Flexjet launches expanded luxury lifestyle partnerships

The fractional private jet operator has been going upscale for several years with its Red Label fleet of designer interiors and long-range private jets such as the Gulfstream G650.

Flexjet LLC, which has been a leader in bringing high style and design to fractional share private jets is now expanding its lifestyle offerings. Partners include European fashion clothiers and watchmakers, sporting outfitters, luxury hotels and resorts and award-winning vintners.

Flexjet’s Mike Silvestro on Uber, fractional ownership trends, safety, and growth opportunities

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Flexjet CEO Mike Silvestro covered a wide range of topics during an appearance on Fox Business Channel earlier this week

Speaking on Mornings with Maria earlier this week, Flexjet CEO Mike Silvestro covered a wide range of topics related to business aviation, including attempts to Uberize private jet travel, fractional ownership and leases, safety in the aftermath of Boeing MAX, market growth and potential.

Skyjet rebrands, integrates with PrivateFly; Slashes Explorer membership price by 47%

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Through the end of April, the former Skyjet Explorer pay-as-you-go fixed rate jet card is being discounted to $5,000

Directional Aviation’s OneSky, which owns Flexjet and Sentient Jet, said it has merged its Skyjet brand into PrivateFly, which it had acquired last September. Skyjet was acquired by Directional in 2014 as part of Bombardier’s divestiture of its fractional share arm Flexjet. The Skyjet team is being merged into PrivateFly under Adam Twidell, the co-founder and CEO of PrivateFly.

Flexjet announces hospitality plan for the Masters

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Over 3,000 private jet landings and takeoffs are expected during the Masters week

Flexjet, one of the largest fleet operators in the world, which sells fractional shares, leases, custom programs and jet cards has announced its planned hospitality and promotions during The Masters week at Augusta Regional Airport.