VistaJet, XO turned in record-setting performances in 2020

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Vista Global’s VistaJet and XO each set sales records last year, according to the company

VistaJet Program memberships were up by 29% last year, the fastest growth in company history. Its jet card program starts at 50 hours per year, and with a fleet focused on large-cabin jets, customers typically spend over $500,000 per year. If that sounds impressive, sister provider XO reported memberships up 240% in 2020.

XO launches discounted luxury travel offers

XOJET luxury private jet vacations

XO (the former XOJET) has debuted five travel offers for its private jet flying clientele

If you are looking for places to go, XO Global LLC (known as XO) has negotiated special offers from five luxury resorts providing that you fly with the private jet company.

The initial partners include escapes to Mexico, the Caribbean and within North America.

VistaJet’s Flohr shades NetJets in a letter to private jet travelers

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Global private jet operator VistaJet is highlighting that it hasn’t made any redundancies during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic

It’s not news that the leading private jet operators often don’t miss an opportunity to get in some digs about competitors, particularly the industry’s biggest player, Berkshire Hathaway-owned NetJets.

Wheels Up, Jet Linx, and XO: Comparing the private jet sharing options

Shared private jet charters offer big savings. Are they ready to take off? An in-depth comparison of the three major shared flight providers.

Jet Linx says last year it flew 40,000 empty seats; XO says it has sold over 160,000 single seats on shared flights

Sharing half of your flights between New York and South Florida during the winter could save as much as $75,000

Restrictions in jet sharing may mean it’s not right for you

Can you fly for the same price as first-class with the airlines?

Everyone wants to fly privately, says Kenny Dichter, the CEO and co-founder of Wheels Up. And the idea is the cheaper it is to fly privately, the more people who will do it. Dichter says that was his idea using the eight-seat King Air 350i to “democratize” short flight.

In the world of chartering your entire aircraft, he cut the price for a one-hour flight for eight people to around $5,000 compared to a cost of $8,000 to $10,000 for the same trip on a jet. His argument was that there was a minimal time penalty since landings and takeoffs are not at full speed, and often as you get near to your destination airport, airplanes are slowed down to similar speeds.

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