Flexjet is going carbon neutral with no surcharges to customers, including a 300% offset pledge in Europe
Flexjet says it has achieved carbon-neutral flight operations. The move comes via a partnership with 4Air, the rating system focused on sustainability in private aviation. Since January 2021, Flexjet has been purchasing credits to offset carbon emissions from all flights booked by its U.S.-based customers. Its verified credits will fund carbon offset projects. Those projects negate the impact of emissions generated by its aircraft at no additional expense to its customers.
Flexjet Europe managing director Marine Eugene tells the story behind Flexjet’s surprise decision to move forward with its launch last year
One of private aviation’s worst kept secrets was Flexjet’s planned entrance into Europe last May at the annual European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition held annually in Geneva. Expectations were a big party and lots of festivities. For Flexjet, it was to be an important step in its never-ending battle with market leader NetJets.
Flexjet officially launches its fractional share program in Europe by taking delivery of its first super-midsize Embraer Praetor 600
Flexjet’s European arm has officially launched its fractional ownership program there. This week it is taking delivery of its first Praetor 600 super-midsize private jet. It is part of a US $1.4 billion order for Embraer Executive Jets that was announced in October 2019.
Flexjet House in London’s Mayfair comes in advance of its
planned European expansion
Flexjet LLC last night marked the opening of Flexjet House, a global experience center and office in London’s Mayfair district, for what the company called “an integral step in Flexjet’s European expansion.”
At the same time, Flexjet announced Marine Eugène, former head of sales in Europe for NetJets, has joined its team as European Managing Director. Travel to, from and within Europe jumped 44% this year.
In a press release, it noted, “Eugène is among an increasing number of former NetJets executives deciding to join Flexjet in its reinvention of the private aviation industry.”