Jet Linx celebrates opening its New York terminal at Teterboro Airport

Private jet operator Jet Linx has opened bases in Boston, Chicago, and Austin this year as it eyes California and South Florida

Jet Linx is open for business in New York. This week it celebrated the launch of its dedicated private terminal at Teterboro Airport with a live performance by singer-songwriter Alexa Ray Joel with hors d’oeuvres from Nobu.

The new location joins Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Ft. Worth, Houston, Indianapolis, Nashville, Omaha, San Antonio, Scottsdale, St Louis, Tulsa, and Washington D.C.

Privé Jets adds partnership with high threat security company

Tangent Group International will offer security services for the jet card broker’s customers

Florida-based jet card broker Privé Jets has added travel security services via a new affiliate with Tangent Group International, which provides VIP services to protect UHNWs while traveling.

Jet Linx is adding a Minneapolis base, plans Florida and California acquisitions

Jet Linx

The Omaha-based management and jet card provider said it acquired Elliott Aviation’s private jet management business

Jet Linx, which has approximately 100 private jets under management and has been expanding its bases where it sells jet cards, is adding another dot on its growing map – Minneapolis. The latter is the result of its purchase of Elliott Aviation’s private jet management business. According to a press release, the acquisition was completed at the end of last week, and terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

PrivateFly expands fixed-rate, route-based pricing in Europe

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After testing fixed-rate, route-based pricing between London and Geneva, the on-demand charter broker is expanding its whole private jet offerings for the summer

PrivateFly is offering fixed by the flight private jet charter pricing for key European city pairs this summer, on specified routes to and from London, Paris, Nice, Rome, Milan, Geneva, Palma, and Ibiza. The flights are on the Nextant 400XTi light jet. During the winter it had tested the concept between London and Geneva appealing to the U.K. ski market headed to Switzerland.

Skyjet rebrands, integrates with PrivateFly; Slashes Explorer membership price by 47%

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Through the end of April, the former Skyjet Explorer pay-as-you-go fixed rate jet card is being discounted to $5,000

Directional Aviation’s OneSky, which owns Flexjet and Sentient Jet, said it has merged its Skyjet brand into PrivateFly, which it had acquired last September. Skyjet was acquired by Directional in 2014 as part of Bombardier’s divestiture of its fractional share arm Flexjet. The Skyjet team is being merged into PrivateFly under Adam Twidell, the co-founder and CEO of PrivateFly.