GrandView Aviation adds Denver base

GrandView Aviation

Phenom 300 private jet charter operator GrandView Aviation added bases in Scottsdale and Chicago in 2020

Denver is becoming a hot spot for expansion among private jet operators. Maryland-based GrandView Aviation said it would open a base at Centennial Airport on Feb. 1. It’s the company’s sixth base. In recent years, the Embraer Phenom 300 operator has added Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, and Scottsdale.

Elite Jets targets Naples, Florida private flyers with jet card program

Elite Jets Phenom 300

Naples, Florida-based Elite Jets offers a guaranteed availability jet card on its fleet of manufacturer-delivered Embraer Phenom 300s

Flyers based in Naples, Florida, looking for a local airport membership solution can now look at Elite Jets Charters, LLC. The largest tenant at Naples Municipal Airport late last year rolled out its first jet card offering.

Big and small aircraft most popular with private jet buyers

Gulfstream G700

The Pilatus PC-24 light jet and Gulfstream G700 ultra-long-range large-cabin private jet are drawing the most interest from aircraft buyers when asked about their next purchase

Big is beautiful and small is stunning. That seems to be the message from the latest research by JetNet IQ.

GrandView Aviation adds 3 Phenom 300s

GrandView Aviation

GrandView recently launched its fifth based in Scottsdale, Arizona, and now has 10 of the best-selling Embraer Phenom 300 light jets in its fleet

Maryland-based GrandView Aviation has taken delivery of three new Embraer Phenom 300s. The private jet charter operator now has 10 Phenom 300s, a Sikorsky S76-D, and a 2020 Bell 407 GXi. 

FXAIR adds FET-free membership option

FXAIR

Aviator + offers customers the ability to deposit unlimited funds that will be Federal Excise Tax-free until you fly through them

Add Directional Aviation’s FXAIR to the list of jet card and membership sellers that offer customers the ability to avoid the 7.5% Federal Excise Tax for 2021 and beyond. Sister brands Flexjet and Sentient Jet earlier announced similar deals.

Nicholas Air adds two new Phenom 300Es to its fleet

Nicholas Air Embraer Phenom 300E

The private jet operator is investing $21 million by acquiring two of the best-selling Embraer light jets

In the most recent sign that demand for private flights is bouncing back, Nicholas Air says it is adding two new from manufacturer Embraer Phenom 300Es to its fleet.

The company says the move is based on current and future demand. Flight hours for this month are already at 120% of 2019 levels with five days left to go.

NetJets cuts the cost of short flights on Citation Latitude, XLS and Phenom 300

NetJets financials

The world’s largest private jet operator is cutting the price for short flights on light and midsize aircraft

In the email to customers, NetJets also called the list of private aviation companies receiving CARES Act funds “eye-opening”

Private jet short-hops on select aircraft this summer just got cheaper. In an email to its fractional shareowners and jet cardholders, NetJets said it is eliminating the 60-minute minimums for flights. There is no daily minimum. The waiver is valid for the life of your jet card, and on peak days as well.

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