Volato orders 25 HondaJet Elite IIs following Jet It’s criticism

Matt Liotta Volato

Start-up fractional and jet card operator Volato is making a bid to become the largest HondaJet operator with an order for 25 of the very light jets

Less than two weeks after rival Jet It bashed Honda Aircraft Company in a letter to customers, Volato has placed a firm order for 25 HondaJet Elite II private jets.

Jet It CEO slams HondaJet support, reliability as ‘shocking,’ ‘disappointing,’ ‘grossly inadequate’

Glenn Gonzalez Jet It

Jet It CEO Glenn Gonzalez emailed customers, ‘We have done our best to shield you from Honda’s ineptitude, but our shield has worn through’

In a letter sent to its fractional share owners last week, Jet It CEO Glenn Gonzalez, a Honda Aircraft Company sales director before founding the fractional operator in 2018 as a HondaJet platform, blasted his former employer, saying Jet It has done its “best to shield you from Honda’s ineptitude.”

Jet It plans to add Embraer to its HondaJet lineup

North Carolina-based fractional share operator Jet It is adding Embraer’s Phenom 300 and Praetor 500 to its offerings

Jet It is planning to launch a fractional ownership program with Embraer, adding the Phenom 300 and Praetor 500, according to a presentation and correspondence reviewed by Private Jet Card Comparisons.

Jet It

Jet It

Jet It Overview

Year Founded2018
LeadershipGlenn Gonzales, Founder, CEO
Vishal Hiremath, Founder, President
Chris Crawford, Chief Operating Officer
Henry Kim, Chief Commercial Officer
Dr. Akir Khan, VP of Strategy
Duncan Jones, VP of Sales
HeadquartersGreensboro, North Carolina
Fractional Ownership AircraftHondaJet HA-420, Gulfstream G150, Phenom 300
Related ProductsOn-demand charter
Related CompaniesJetClub, Jet It Canada, Jet It Europe

Greensboro, North Carolina-based Jet It offers fractional ownership in the HondaJet very light jet and Phenom 300 using a by-the-days format.

Fractional owners can use their shares for multiple flights on the same day, including waiting time.

Shares start at 25 days per year.

Since launching in 2018, the company has expanded to Canada and Europe using HondaJet.

In 2021, it added the Gulfstream G150 providing owners with a transcontinental option.

In October 2022, it said it would transition to the Phenom 300 as its fractional ownership platform.

The company was founded by CEO Glenn Gonzalez, a former executive with Honda Aircraft Company and a demonstration pilot with Gulfstream Aerospace.

Jet It Fleet

Aircraft Type Number in Fleet
HondaJet HA-42024
Gulfstream G1502
Phenom 3002

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