A look back at who received CARES Act Payroll Support Payments

CARES Act private aviation recipients

The Payroll Support Program under Division A, Title IV, Subtitle B of the CARES Act provided payroll support to passenger air carriers, cargo air carriers, and certain contractors for the continuation of payment of employee wages, salaries, and benefits. Here’s who got how much

It’s uncertain when there will be more government for the airline industry, and if so, will it extend to the private aviation side?

While the CARES Act payments have been widely credited for helping business jet operators get back on their feet quickly, they also have detractors, including NetJets, the largest private jets operator.

Private flyers want supersonic business jets over jet sharing

Flexjet Aerion AS2

Breaking the speed of sound is the top desire for private jet travelers surveyed by Business Jet Traveler

Respondents to Business Jet Traveler’s Readers’ Choice 2020 Survey want to break the sound barrier.

In the publication’s annual poll, 29% of respondents said they are most interested in supersonic business jets. That could bode well for Flexjet, the launch fleet customer of Aerion’s supersonic private jet, currently under development.

Jet Linx adds to its luxury travel partnerships

Mandarin Oriental Canouan

Jet card and private jet management provider Jet Linx is bolstering its lifestyle partnerships with more luxury travel options

Today, Omaha-based Jet Linx Aviation added Boisset Collection and Epic Private Journeys as the newest partners to join its Elevated Lifestyle client benefits program.

Jet Linx taps VistaJet, XO exec to head commercial operations

Jet Linx Aviation

Longtime Vista Global executive Ron Silverman has joined Jet Linx as chief commercial officer

Ron Silverman, a long-time senior business aviation executive who helped launch VistaJet in the U.S., serving as its president before moving to the holding company and most recently its XO brokerage, is the new chief commercial officer at Jet Linx Aviation.

Can Private Aviation’s trinity of trends keep its recovery moving forward?

COVID private jet travel trends

An untapped market of consumers who can afford private travel, a safer way to fly, and a robust rebound seem to be setting up private jet travel providers for a continuing recovery

Private aviation has been tracking to better than 80% of pre-COVID-19 levels for nearly three months. In October, jet card and on-demand charter flights were at nearly 95% of 2019 activity, and fractional fleet operators were 89%.

Neiman Marcus Fantasy Gifts highlight Jet Linx

Jet Linx Aviation

Private jet management and jet card provider Jet Linx has been selected by Neiman Marcus to provide private jet flights for its Fantasy Gifts catalog

If you just wanna getaway and want to do it in style, the Neiman Marcus Fantasy Gifts catalog is a good place to start. Below are five experiences where Jet Linx is providing private flights large-cabin private jets.

Let’s make a deal. The private jet M&A market is hot, but not without risks

Private aviation M&A

Vista Global’s deal yesterday with Red Wing that brings it 15 light jets to XOJET is the latest and doesn’t look to be the last

In just over 3 years, we’ve tracked over 50 deals, fundraises, launches, and bankruptcies

The COVID-19 crisis may be bringing the already simmering mergers and acquisitions market for private jet operators and brokers back to a boil.

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