In addition to over $50 million in jet card deposits, grounded private jet charter operator JetSuite received over $57 million from affiliates since 2016
Flight delays caused by President Trump, stolen silverware, broken coffee makers and ‘race to the bottom’ pricing’ increased the losses
Is a JetSuite 2.0 in the works?
Court documents from the bankruptcy proceedings of Superior Air Charter, LLC, better known as JetSuite, show a company that was burning through cash since at least 2016.
During that time both JetBlue Airways and Qatar Airways made investments into the parent company JetSuiteX, Inc. Additionally, JetSuite used $50 million in unredeemed deposits from jet card customers towards operations, something its contracts permitted. The company, like other key players in the market, did not offer an escrow account.
Nicholas Air’s Southern charm and fleet of modern private jets have helped the Mississippi-based fractional and charter operator expand nationwide
Jet card and fractional share options range from the Pilatus PC-12 and Phenom 100 to the CJ3, Phenom 300, Latitude and Challenger 300
In an industry that is often in turmoil or controversy, since founding the company in 1997, Nicholas Correnti remains the CEO nearly a quarter-century later.
While companies in the sector seem to come and go, executives and customers say continuity, a personal approach, and a state-of-the-art fleet have helped Nicholas Air thrive in a competitive market.
In a first reveal from the bankruptcy court, the private jet charter operator’s Chief Restructuring Officer said JetSuite “was never able to operate profitably.”
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Documents confirm $50 million in unused SuiteKey jet card flight credits
A sworn declaration by JetSuite’s chief restructuring officer, Edward T. Gavin of Gavin/Solmonese, gives a unique view into the Part 135 charter operator leading up to grounding its fleet and subsequent Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing earlier this week.
The document, filed prior to a video hearing yesterday, confirmed $50 million in unused SuiteKey jet card balances, the amount estimated by Private Jet Card Comparisons in our earlier report.
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.