Flexjet gives pilots a boost amid plans to increase fleet by 14% in 2018

Fractional share and jet card provider Flexjet will increase pilot ranks by 25% this year

 

Directional Aviation’s Flexjet LLC, a leading provider of fractional jet ownership, leases and jet cards, announced today “substantial salary increases” for Red Label pilots, making them, according to the company, the highest paid in the industry. Red Label pilots’ total compensation is greater than that of competitors by 25% or more, Flexjet said in a press release received by Private Jet Card Comparisons. Red Label by Flexjet is the carrier’s premium offering.

Flexjet, Sentient Jet chairman Kenn Ricci named to Town & Country’s Top 50 Philanthropists list

In 2017 Ricci made a $100 million gift to Notre Dame. Other honorees include Michael Bloomberg, Bill and Melinda Gates and George Clooney

 

Kenn Ricci has been named one of Town & Country magazine’s Top 50 Philanthropists. The announcement took place earlier this week during a conference held at the company’s Hearst Tower headquarters in New York. The topic will be the subject of the magazine’s June/July Philanthropy Issue. Ricci is principal at Directional Aviation which controls several aviation companies, including Flexjet, Sentient Jet, Skyjet and Nextant Aerospace. The honor comes after Ricci created a groundbreaking giving structure called a Philanthropic Succession Partnership (PSP) to donate $100 million to the University of Notre Dame, the single largest unrestricted, guaranteed gift ever committed to the University. 

Flexjet sponsors Town & Country magazine’s Philanthropy Summit

President Bill Clinton, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bradley Cooper and Karlie Kloss are among the speakers at the fifth annual T&C Philanthropy Summit

 

Flexjet, which sells fractional shares, leases and jet cards, is joining title sponsor U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management and City of Hope, De Grisogono, Flexjet, and 1 Hotels & Baccarat Hotels at the luxury lifestyle magazine’s fifth annual philanthropy confab. Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda, a Pulitzer Prize, Tony-, Emmy-, and Grammy Award-winning composer, lyricist, and actor is headlining the event being held today. 

What’s the best fractional jet card?

Fractional jet cards are sourced from the fleets of companies that sell fractional ownership shares such as NetJets, Flexjet and Nicholas Air. But not all fractional share providers sell jet cards with PlaneSense as an example.

Homes For Our Troops gains support from Sentient Jet

Sentient is using the Kentucky Derby to bring attention to Homes For Our Troops which builds and donates specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans

 

Directional Aviation’s jet card arm, Sentient Jet (Flexjet and Skyjet are sister companies), announced it will sponsor Combatant in the upcoming 144th running of The Kentucky Derby in an effort to generate awareness and support for Homes For Our Troops, a nonprofit organization championed by Combatant’s ownership group Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC and Willis Horton Racing LLC.