PrivateFly co-founder and CEO Adam Twidell will be focusing on future flight and eVTOLs at Directional Aviation
In a post on LinkedIn, PrivateFly co-founder and CEO Adam Twidell announced he is leaving the company. The move comes three years after he and his wife, co-founder Carol Cork, sold the U.K.-based charter broker to Directional Aviation.
You can now fly by private jet to Dubai from London, Geneva, Moscow or Paris for a fixed one-way rate starting at €41,000 (£36,500)
Directional Aviation’s PrivateFly is expanding its winter City Pair fixed-rate private jet charter flights to Dubai through the end of January. For a set price, you get the entire aircraft. In this case, seating up to eight passengers.
A year after its acquisition by Directional Aviation’s OneSky placing it alongside Flexjet and Sentient Jet, PrivateFly is gearing up for more growth after a merger with Skyjet and launching its City Pairs product
Last September Kenn Ricci’s Directional Aviation snapped up tech-driven U.K.-based private jet charter broker PrivateFly as it prepared for more expansion in Europe.
In the year since, Directional folded its own broker Skyjet into PrivateFly, launched fixed-rate pricing between key European cities, expanded it to select U.S. routes, and signaled its intention to grow here with the appointment of former NetJets and XOJET executive Gregg Slow as president of North America.
Private Jet Card Comparisons recently caught up with PrivateFly co-founder and CEO Adam Twidell during Revolution.aero in San Francisco where he talked about the deal, the year since, what’s ahead, and synergies with Directional’s OneSky siblings Flexjet and Sentient Jet. Below is a condensed and edited version of the interview.
PrivateFly is expanding its fixed-rate, one-way flight pricing for the summer using the Challenger 300
PrivateFly is offering fixed-rate, one-way pricing for two key cross-country routes this summer using the Bombardier Challenger 300. Price is $29,000 for a one-way charter of the whole aircraft, which seats eight. The move follows its rollout of similar by the flight fixed prices under the City Pairs banner in Europe.