JetSuite’s JSX launching Portland flights

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After opening Seattle and Scottsdale, JSX (formerly JetSuiteX), is adding Portland, Oregon to its growing west coast network

JetSuite’s JSX is adding a new city as it continues to ramp up its by the seat shuttle service which uses private aviation terminals and other private facilities.

As with typical airlines, JSX, formerly JetSuiteX, operates on a fixed schedule. However, by using private airport facilities customers cut total travel time in half.

JetSuite’s JSX sets group private jet charter partnership

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Charter broker Air Planning is marketing JSX’s 30-seat Embraer EMB-135/145s for large group private charters on the West Coast

JSX, sister of jet card and on-demand charter operator JetSuite, operates scheduled short-haul shuttles along the West Coast.

By using private aviation terminals, it cuts total travel time in half. Customers to avoid airport crowds and long lines.

The JSX fleet Embraer EMB-135/45s are configured to accommodate 30 passengers with 36 inches of legroom and WiFi.

JetSuite named to 2019 Dallas’ 100 fastest-growing private companies

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The Dallas Business Journal’s list measures sales growth over the past three years

After moving to Dallas last year, JetSuite this year was named as one of the 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies on the 2019 list by The Dallas Business Journal. JetSuite had been based in Orange County, California.

In its 29th year for awards, the newspaper said it worked together with The Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business to put the list together.

Flexjet, Qatar Executive will be launch customers for the Gulfstream G700

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For Flexjet the order follows its $1.4 billion deal with Embraer announced earlier today; For Qatar Executive, it’s in addition to its July billion-dollar Gulfstream order

A billion dollars here.  A half-billion or so there. It is Las Vegas after all. As the National Business Aviation Association’s annual convention kicks off here, Flexjet followed up its morning announcement it is buying $1.4 billion in private jets from Embraer by placing an order to be the North American launch customer for the Gulfstream G700.

(Updated Oct. 23, 2019: Flexjet’s order is for 16 G700s valued at $1.2 billion)

Flexjet’s chairman Kenn Ricci wasn’t the only CEO playing at the high stakes table. Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways, is buying 10 of the new ultra-long-range, ultra-fast private jets for his Qatar Executive charter division. It follows a billion-dollar order with the Savannah, Georgia-based manufacturer in July.

Departures’ editors pick Legend Award winners in private aviation

The awards include private jet operators, luxury hotels, cruise lines, and architecturally interesting buildings

Departures, a bi-monthly magazine for American Express Platinum and Centurion cardholders has published what it is calling, “The Legend Awards.” In terms of how the list was put together, the publisher states, “We’ve sourced the best of the best in luxury offerings in the travel industry this year. And we’re sharing our insights with you.”

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