Early JetSuite investor Tony Hsieh, the former Zappos CEO, died in Connecticut on Friday after a house fire
Tony Hsieh, who died on Friday from complications after being rescued from a fire in a home he was staying at in Connecticut, is best known for Zappos, the company he sold to Amazon for $1.2 billion. His net worth, according to Forbes, was $840 million. He was also an early investor in JetSuite and served on its board until 2019.
The Berkshire Hathaway fractional jet operator affirmed it does not need government aid
In a letter to NetJets owners sent earlier today, its president Patrick Gallagher outlined company plans due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. He said business has been “down significantly.”
Gallagher told customers via email, “…This pandemic is affecting our business to a greater extent than any event since we were founded in May 1964.”
The honors from Fast Company follows a series of awards for the multi-faceted private aviation provider
Another month, another award for JetSuite and JSX. In February it was president Stephanie Chung named to the Ebony Magazine 2020 Power 100 List.
In January, the company received a perfect score in the annual Corporate Quality Index. The CEI benchmarking survey and report measure corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.
Now JSX has been tabbed by Fast Company as one of the world’s “Most Innovative Companies for 2020.”