NetJets sees fractional ownership as privacy option in face of ADS-B mandate

Warren Buffett is weighing in on how NetJets can help private jet owners maintain privacy for important missions

In a recent posting on its online newsletter, NetJets is highlighting that private jet owners who need privacy can use fractional ownership, leases and jet cards for supplemental lift when they need to maintain secrecy for their missions.

 “I should point out that anybody out there who wants to do business with us, that if they take a [NetJets] plane nobody will be able to track them. … And if you use a company plane, it’s a big way of running a billboard that I’m in town for something,” said Warren Buffett, Chairman and Chief Executive, Berkshire Hathaway, parent of NetJets.

NetJets, Flexjet, and VistaJet: Comparing the large cabin options

NetJets, Flexjet and VistaJet compared

Across fractional ownership, leasing, and jet cards, we look at the leading branded private jet options when you are looking for large-cabin, long-haul solutions (including seat maps)

Updated to include VistaJet’s Global 7500

(Updated Nov. 9, 2019) If you are looking for program access to a branded fleet of large-cabin aircraft and are based in the U.S., the options are somewhat limited, although they include the three of the most prominent fleet operators out there with NetJets, Flexjet and VistaJet.

Also of note is Dumont Group, which expects to have a fleet of around 27 Dassault Falcon 2000 aircraft by early next year. In this report, we give you an overview of the current options from each provider.

Executive AirShare rebrands as Airshare with eyes towards Chicago, Nashville and Teterboro

Airshare IS-BAO Stage 3

The Kansas-based regional fractional share, lease and jet card company plans to focus on building its Phenom 100 and 300/300E fleet, increase management contracts and enter major markets

 

Executive AirShare is now Airshare, rebranding for what the company calls a “new era of providing the most cost-effective option in private aviation for both business and leisure customers.” In a press release, the company said, “The new name represents the company’s desire to aggressively expand their client base by attracting more leisure customers, in addition to increasing recall among their core business targets. The evolution of the brand reaffirms Airshare’s commitment to shareowners in delivering greater productivity at a lower cost per hour the more they fly.” 

Flexjet Ranked Among the NorthCoast 99 Best Places to Work for the 15th Consecutive Year

Flexjet Gulfstream G650

The Cleveland, Ohio-based private aviation company is part of Directional Aviation, which includes Sentient Jet, Skyjet, PrivateFly and Nextant Aerospace

 

Fractional jet ownership, lease and jet card provider Flexjet LLC has been recognized by professional services organization Employers Resource Council (ERC) as one of the 2018 NorthCoast 99 best places to work in Northeast Ohio. It’s 15th time the company has been on the list. 

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