Flexjet launches Flexjet Private Helicopter division

Flexjet helicopter

Flexjet Private Helicopter will focus on fractional ownership and leases for helicopters in the New York City region expanding to Miami and London later this year

Customers will soon be able to arrive and depart from their own backyards

Flexjet is making a big push into helicopters with the launch of Flexjet Private Helicopter. The initiative indicates traditional helicopters will be around for a while. Parent Directional Aviation ordered up to 200 eVTOLs from Eve last year.

Flexjet chief Ricci completes Zanite, Eve SPAC merger

Blade Eve eVTOL

Directional Aviation’s Kenn Ricci has successfully merged Zanite Acquisition Corp. with eVTOL manufacturer Eve

Kenn Ricci’s private aviation SPAC Zanite Acquisition Corp. has completed its merger with Embraer-backed Eve, a manufacturer of eVTOLs.

Directional relaunches aircraft brokerage Sojourn Aviation as FXSolutions

Flexjet

FXSolutions promises proprietary aircraft comparison technology. It replaces Sojourn Aviation in the Directional portfolio alongside Flexjet, Sentient Jet, FXAir, and PrivateFly

Directional Aviation is rebranding its Sojourn Aviation aircraft brokerage as FXSolutions.

Vista Global, Flexjet parent Directional in discussions to buy Jet Edge?

Vista Global Jet Edge

Multiple sources tell Private Jet Card Comparisons that Vista Global, Flexjet parent Directional Aviation and possibly other parties have been in acquisition discussions to buy Jet Edge

Jet Edge, Vista Global decline comment; Flexjet says, “We have no interest in acquiring Jet Edge.”

Multiple sources tell Private Jet Card Comparisons both Vista Global Holding and Flexjet, Sentient Jet parent Directional Aviation have been in discussions to acquire Jet Edge, the seventh-largest Part 135 charter operator in the U.S., in what would be the heated industry’s latest deal.

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