Jet Linx joins Wheels Up and XO in private jet seat sharing

The fast-growing private jet management company is giving its aircraft owners as well as jet card customers the option to buy and sell extra seats on their flights

The Jet Linx base model with 18 locations provides a unique advantage giving it critical mass in the markets it serves, says its CEO Jamie Walker  

Last year there were over 40,000 empty seats on flights operated by Jet Linx for the owners of the private jets it manages and the members of its jet card program. Now the fast-growing Omaha-based private aviation provider is enabling both aircraft owners and card customers the ability to sell seats within its customer network.

OpenSeat Exchange private jet seat sharing

OpenSeat Exchange is available on its updated mobile app being launched today.

Jet Linx celebrates Grand Opening in Boston

The Grand Opening of Jet Linx in Boston marks its continued eastern expansion which now has bases in Atlanta, Washington D.C. and New York

Jet Linx said it celebrated the formal grand opening of its new private terminal in Boston this week with a celebration drawing over 125 guests, plus aircraft on display from Bombardier, Embraer, Dassault Falcon, Gulfstream and Textron Aviation.

Jet Linx grounds its fleet…for a Safety Summit

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The 3rd annual event brings together the private jet management and jet card provider’s over 500 employees to focus on safety

Jet Linx Aviation is grounding its fleet of over 100 private jets for a day once again as part of its third annual safety summit. By dedicating the entire day to advancing its rigorous safety standards the Omaha-based business aviation operator looks to highlight its focus on the subject.

The company claims to be the only air carrier in the United States to voluntarily halt operations for this type of event. The focus of the Safety Summit this year is safety culture, safety management, and how to identify potential hazards.  The day includes a special keynote session from Jim Hall, former National Transportation Safety Board chairman, on organizational contributing factors in aviation safety.

Jet Linx is adding a Minneapolis base, plans Florida and California acquisitions

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The Omaha-based management and jet card provider said it acquired Elliott Aviation’s private jet management business

Jet Linx, which has approximately 100 private jets under management and has been expanding its bases where it sells jet cards, is adding another dot on its growing map – Minneapolis. The latter is the result of its purchase of Elliott Aviation’s private jet management business. According to a press release, the acquisition was completed at the end of last week, and terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

Jet Linx previews new Boston, Chicago, and New York private terminals

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The fast-growing private jet management and jet card provider is moving into major markets

Last month Jet Linx Aviation announced it had passed the 100 million mile flight mark, the time type of milestone that is probably more important to the company than customers. However, the company also noted, half of those miles had been flown in the past five years, a sign of accelerating growth.