Nicole Kidman and Eli Manning’s private jet? We go up in the air with Nicholas Air

Nicole Kidman's private jet Nicholas Air

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.

JetSuite’s Chapter 11 filing reveals pre-Coronavirus challenges

JetSuite

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.”

Here’s why JetSuite didn’t qualify for the CARES Act

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.

JetSuite’s JSX launching Portland flights

JetSuite JetSuiteX JSX

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.

JetSuite partners with Hyperice to enhance pilot wellness

JetSuite pilots

JetSuite plans to offer similar health tech solutions for both JetSuite passengers and employees.

Hyperice, known for its presence in the professional sports and fitness industries, announced its first-ever health technology aviation partnership with JetSuite, designed to enhance pilot wellness and performance.

The partnership gives JetSuite pilots access to Hyperice’s recovery and mobility devices which help to relax and loosen muscles, increase circulation and enhance the range of motion and flexibility.

Our partnership with Hyperice was developed to increase the long-term wellness of our pilots through leading recovery and mobility devices that help offset the physical demands of flying. After all, they are our athletes in the sky.

Stephanie Chung, president of JetSuite

In a press release, Hyperice said, “Pilots’ health and wellness can often be compromised due to an irregular diet, sleep pattern, and exercise schedule. Their daily regimen is imperative to ensure they stay healthy and perform at the safest level.”

JetSuite is Phenom 300 focused with plans to add new private jet types

Jet card and charter operator JetSuite is adding Phenom 300s, paring down its Phenom 100 fleet, and is planning to add at least another type

JetSuite and its sister company JSX are projected to have more than 100 aircraft by 2023

The revamped SuiteKey jet card program with fixed-rates and guaranteed availability is attracting national demand, says president Stephanie Chung

As Dallas-based JetSuite makes the turn into its second decade, its president Stephanie Chung says after a year on the job, she is ready to help lead the company into a future that looks to be focused on larger aircraft. It means paring down the Embraer Phenom 100 that helped launch the company. It recently stopped accepting new members and renewals for the type.

Chung said, “Our immediate goal is to become a dominant provider in the U.S. and to accomplish this, we will continue to add more 300s, as well as gradually lessen our footprint within the very light jet space.”

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