Jet Access, ranked 18th on our list of Top 30 operators, is merging with Eagle Creek Aviation
Jet Access is merging with the Eagle Creek Aviation family of companies. On its own, Jet Access ranks as the 18th-largest U.S. operator based on charter and fractional flight hours tracked by Argus. Both companies are based in Indiana.
The ownership group of jet card broker Jets.com is buying charter operator Pittsburgh Jet Center. It will be named Private Jet Center and provide lift for the New York-based retailer’s customers with an expanding managed fleet. It will also provide a funnel for Jets dot come customers who want to move to whole aircraft ownership.
XO and VistaJet parent Vista Global Holding is acquiring on-demand private jet charter broker Apollo Jets and Part 135 operator Talon Air
Talon Air is the 14th largest charter operator in the U.S. It expands Vista Global into aircraft management
In 2018, it bought XOJET. JetSmarter came in 2019. Last year Dubai-based holding company Vista Global Holding snapped up Red Wing Aviation. Now the parent of VistaJet is acquiring on-demand charter broker Apollo Jets. It is also gaining 49% of Apollo’s 70% interest in Part 135 operator and management company Talon Air. The latter is the 14th largest U.S. charter operator based on flight hours, according to Argus TRAQPak.
Let’s make a deal. The M&A market for private jet operators is hot. Over 50 deals, fundraises, launches, and bankruptcies detailed
(Updated January 6, 2021) The COVID-19 crisis may be bringing the already simmering mergers and acquisitions market for private jet operators and brokers back to a boil.