XOJET adds Onefinestay as luxury lifestyle partner

XOJET jet card members will get added benefits with the luxury home sharing service

 

Jet card and on-demand charter broker and operator XOJET continues to add partners to its portfolio with a deal that will provide its Preferred Access and Elite Access the ability to book ocean-side villas, mountain chalets, and country piles, as well as the luxury private homes and apartments in major cities via Onefinestay. They will receive complimentary concierge credits towards in-home massages, private airport transfers, grocery delivery, and other amenities as part of the agreement. 

Directional Aviation buys U.K.-based charter broker PrivateFly

The deal by the parent of Flexjet, Sentient Jet and Skyjet expands Directional Aviation’s global reach and doubles down on its online on-demand private jet charter business

 

OneSky, LLC, part of Directional Aviation and home to Skyjet, Sentient Jet and Flexjet, today announced it has acquired U.K.-based PrivateFly, a leading global digital booking service for private jet charter flights. According to a press release, PrivateFly is expected to combine with Skyjet, OneSky’s existing brokerage group and a pioneer in aviation technology for more than 20 years. The goal is to create one of the world’s largest online booking platforms for private jet charter, one with a robust digital platform and a physical geography and assets tailored for countries on four continents. 

Air Partner rescues the daughter of jet card member after an earthquake

After an earthquake in Indonesia, Air Partner helped a panicked father with his daughter’s rescue

 

John Roberts, a jet card member with Air Partner, called the company to book a different type of flight recently. He needed to arrange the safe evacuation of his daughter and her boyfriend from Indonesia to Singapore in the aftermath of the Lombok earthquake. Roberts’ daughter and boyfriend were visiting the island of Gili Trawangan, located off the northwest coast of Lombok, when the 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck on 29 July, followed by 66 aftershocks. 

UPDATED (Second Update): JetSmarter lawsuit referred to arbitration. What’s next?

The plaintiffs in the lawsuit filed August 3, 2018, accusing JetSmarter of fraudulent sales practices have withdrawn their action after the case was referred to arbitration

 

(August 15, 2018 – The attorney representing the Jacksons tells Private Jet Card Comparisons that the case did not go to arbitration, but was amicably settled. He declined additional comment)

In a filing made today, the attorney representing Kathleen and Ronald Jackson withdrew their claim against JetSmarter seeking at least $250,000 after they said they had been misled by the company. The filing stated, “This matter having been commenced by Plaintiffs through the filing of a Complaint; and no Defendant having filed an Answer or Motion; this action is hereby voluntarily DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. Pro 41(a)(1)(A)(i).” According to a copy of the Civil Docket, the case has been referred to arbitration. 

ProspAir Jet Charter offers up to three free hours for referrals

The upcoming jet card seller is offering customers a chance to earn extra hours through September

 

ProspAir Jet Charter, whose parent Dumont Aviation operates a fleet of light, midsize, super midsize and heavy jets is offering customers a chance to earn up to three free hours through the end of September. The offer is open to customers who purchase a 25-hour jet card, and for each friend they refer who also buys a 25-hour card membership, they will a free hour up to three total hours. If your referral books a charter, you get a $1,500 credit.