Mega-deal: Vista Global agrees to acquire Jet Edge

VistaJet Jet Edge

Vista Global is acquiring Jet Edge, the 8th largest operator in the U.S. measured by fractional and charter flight hours

Vista Global Holding is making its second major acquisition in 2022. It has reached an agreement to acquire Jet Edge, the 8th largest North American operator based on charter and fractional hours. It follows a February agreement to buy Air Hamburg. The possibility of the Vista-Jet Edge deal was first reported by Private Jet Card Comparisons last month.

Vista Global agrees to buy private jet charter operator Air Hamburg

Air Hamburg

Vista Global’s proposed acquisition of Air Hamburg adds 44 private jets for members of its XO and VistaJet membership programs

Another week, another deal. Vista Global has entered an agreement to buy Air Hamburg, bringing 44 owned and managed private jets into its fleet. If successful, it will increase Vista’s fleet size to over 240 aircraft.

Vista Global, Flexjet parent Directional in discussions to buy Jet Edge?

Vista Global Jet Edge

Multiple sources tell Private Jet Card Comparisons that Vista Global, Flexjet parent Directional Aviation and possibly other parties have been in acquisition discussions to buy Jet Edge

Jet Edge, Vista Global decline comment; Flexjet says, “We have no interest in acquiring Jet Edge.”

Multiple sources tell Private Jet Card Comparisons both Vista Global Holding and Flexjet, Sentient Jet parent Directional Aviation have been in discussions to acquire Jet Edge, the seventh-largest Part 135 charter operator in the U.S., in what would be the heated industry’s latest deal.

Biggest Part 135 private jet charter companies for 2021 ranked

FlyExclusive

Part 135 largest charter operators led by Wheels Up as FlyExclusive breaks into the Top 4 behind NetJets’ Executive Jet Management and Vista Global’s XOJet Aviation

Charter operators in 2021 saw flights surge 46% to a record to 1,947,472 hours, according to Argus TraqPak

The list of 2021’s biggest private jet charter companies is once again led by Wheels Up Experience as ranked by Argus TraqPak. See the 2020 list here.

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