After ordering 200 Eve eVTOLs for his OneSky Flight unit that includes Flexjet and Sentient, Kenn Ricci’s Zanite SPAC is in talks with Embraer to take the upstart OEM public, according to Bloomberg
One day after Bloomberg reported that Vista Global Holding is seeking to go public via a SPAC, the website says the principal behind another leading private aviation provider plans a similar move. According to undisclosed sources, Brazil’s Embraer SA is in talks with special purpose acquisition company Zanite Acquisition Corp to merge its Eve Urban Air Mobility unit. This month, OneSky Flight, which includes Flexjet, Sentient, PrivateFly, and FXAIR, ordered 200 eVTOLs from Eve for its newly launched Halo brand. Kenn Ricci heads both OneSky and Zanite.
Directional Aviation’s OneSky Flight, parent of Flexjet and Sentient, says it is targeting managed helicopter fleets, this time adding a U.K.-based operator
Flexjet, the second-largest fractional fleet operator, and sister Sentient Jet, a leader in jet cards, now have a second helicopter operator in the OneSky Flight portfolio. Halo Aviation Ltd., an operator in the United Kingdom, follows the acquisition earlier this year of Associated Aircraft Group (AAG). The latter operates Sikorsky helicopters in the Northeastern U.S.
Moody’s Investor Services announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of One Sky Flight, LLC, the parent of Flexjet, Sentient Jet, FXAIR, and PrivateFly
Moody’s Investors Service has completed a periodic review of the ratings of One Sky Flight, LLC. It includes other ratings that are associated with the same unit. OneSky includes Flexjet, the second-largest fractional provider, leading jet card provider Sentient Jet, plus on-demand charter brokers FXAIR and PrivateFly.