As the airlines cancel thousands of flights and suspend key routes, private aviation companies are sharing tales from the front lines
Repatriation flights by private aviation companies are bringing stranded travelers home
With airline schedules and operations in disarray, private aviation providers are filling the gap, getting repatriating citizens home safely.
Earlier today, Austria-based GlobeAir said it had repatriated 26 passengers. The travelers were mostly departing from France, Switzerland, and Spain trying to reach Switzerland, Germany, and the United Kingdom. The company uses Cessna Citation Mustangs that seat up to four passengers.
Corporate shuttles have long been a staple of business aviation, but now are serving a more critical purpose
Major companies around the world have long chartered
aircraft to operate corporate shuttles. The shuttles typically operate on a
schedule, many times between company locations where there is a lack of nonstop
Types of aircraft used vary from traditional private jets to regional airliners converted into an executive cabin. Some companies have even operated these types of shuttles on transoceanic routes.
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.”
The new-member offer reduces hourly rates on its Embraer Phenom 300 fleet to $5,795 during the first six months
JetSuite, which last year added five Embraer Phenom 300s, is now offering new members in seven Southwestern U.S. states significantly reduced hourly rates as low as $5,795, which is up to 15% off normal pricing.
Regular program rates range from $6,375 to $6,776 per hour, excluding 7.5% FET, based on deposit tiers ranging from $100,000 to $500,000.
JetSuite president Stephanie Chung has been recognized as a trailblazer in Ebony Magazine’s annual power list awards
Stephanie Chung, the president of JetSuite, has been named to the 2020 Ebony Magazine 2020 Power 100 List.
The first African-American female to lead a major private aviation company, Chung was named as one of the magazine’s Trailblazers.
The annual list included Super Bowl-winning quarterback Patrick Mahomes, power couple John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigen, and CBS host Gayle King among others.