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. 

Sentient Jet sponsors the Tim Russert Summer Groove to benefit children and teens

Philanthropy is a core part of Sentient Jet’s proposition, and it continues this weekend on Nantucket as the jet card company works to the local Nantucket community

 

Directional Aviation’s Sentient jet company said it has been named a Platinum Sponsor of Nantucket’s annual Tim Russert Summer Groove event, taking place tomorrow on Saturday, August 18.  As the largest benefit for the Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, the Summer Groove benefits 1,000 children and teen members and is one of the island’s most highly anticipated summer events.  2018 marks the second year Sentient has participated as a Platinum Sponsor, reaffirming the company’s commitment to supporting the local Nantucket community.  

Sentient Jet continues support of Homes For Our Troops

Sentient Jet sells fixed-rate, guaranteed availability jet cards by cabin size, including a super-midsize WiFi guaranteed card

 

Directional Aviation’s Sentient Jet announced it is continuing its support of Homes For Our Troops, a nonprofit organization that builds specially adapted custom homes for severely injured Veterans, through the sponsorship of the organization’s 8th annual Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, August 20th. The announcement builds upon Sentient Jet’s larger awareness campaign in support of the organization, which began in May with the private jet company’s sponsorship of Kentucky Derby contender Combatant and continued with sponsorships at the subsequent Preakness and Belmont Stakes. 

XOJET, Sentient Jet showcase golf to highlight their lifestyle partnerships

Leading jet card programs use their lifestyle programs to add value to memberships

 

Golf is popular with jet card users, and two prominent providers are using their in-house lifestyle communications to highlight partnerships and travel ideas. In the most recent posting of Arrive, the online lifestyle content section of XOJET’s website, the company provides a 72-hour itinerary at Pebble Beach while Sentient’s Atmosphere takes readers to Aspen, Boston and Nashville with suggestions that will enable customers to “channel your inner Dustin Johnson.” 

Sentient Jet to indulge customers during art filled Hamptons weekend

Private jet card seller Sentient Jet is teaming with Sotheby’s for a weekend of art and cocktails on Long Island’s popular east end summer resort community

 

Directional Aviation’s Sentient Jet (Flexjet, Skyjet and Nextant Aviation are part of the family) in partnership with Sotheby’s, today shared details events to be held for clients and select guests over this coming weekend of July 27th on in the Hamptons on Long Island. The event series marks Sentient Jet’s latest collaboration with Sotheby’s as its Preferred Aviation Partner in North America, a title that the private jet provider has held since March 2017. In addition to special area events of this kind, which have also included private receptions and intimate showcases at exclusive art events including Art Basel Miami Beach, Sentient Jet Cardholders receive VIP experiences at Sotheby’s Global Headquarters in New York City through the company’s extensive Benefits Guide, which provides privileged access to luxury hotels and resorts, top destinations, luxury lifestyle brands, and more. A Private Jet Card Comparisons analysis valued the perks and freebies at over $125,000.