Luxury Aircraft Solutions makes the Inc. 5000

Luxury Aircraft Solutions offers jet cards starting at just 5 hours

 

Luxury Aircraft Solutions, Inc. has made it onto Inc. 5000’s list for 2018 of fast-growing companies based on revenue growth. Companies are ranked based on a three-year period according to percentage revenue growth. This is the first year that Luxury Aircraft Solutions has made the list. 

Wheels Up names aviation veteran McGeough as EVP for corporate sales

Wheels Up offers companies a pay-as-you-go jet card membership program with hourly rates starting at $4,495 plus 7.5% FET

 

Wheels Up, which sells pay-as-you-go jet card membership programs, announced today the appointment of Sean McGeough as Executive Vice President heading its corporate sales activities. Wheels Up offers fixed hourly rates and guaranteed availability on its fleet of King Air 350i, Citation Excel/XLS and most recently the Citation X, which now gives it a cross-country nonstop solution. 

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. 

XOJET partners with Mandarin Oriental for college tours by private jet

XOJET has expanded beyond its on-demand charter and jet card programs to offer specialized college visit tours by private jet

 

What better way to show your future Fortune 500 CEO or Mark Zuckerberg that his or her time is money and the benefits of private aviation for being able to work and conduct meetings than by organizing their tour of prospective universities by private jet. To ease college-hunting stressors, XOJET and Mandarin Oriental have teamed up with esteemed college entrance counselor, Abby Seigel to offer a college tour package. 

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.