The private jet on-demand charter operator also provides it guaranteed-availability, fixed-rate version of a jet card program
VistaJet, a subsidiary of Vista Global Holdings, which also owns U.S.-based XO (a combination of XOJET and JetSmarter), says business remains strong as it takes steps to enhance the safety of both customers and flight crews.
VistaJet says figures from January 2020 through today highlight that the total number of flights increased by a further 16% year-over-year.
The charter operator was part of last year’s purchase of XOJET Aviation by Dubai-based Vista Global Holdings
XOJET Aviation, which operates the former XOJET fleet of over 40 super-midsize jets is moving to South Florida. It had been based in Northern California since its inception in 2006.
The luxury private jet service won the award at the AsBAA Icons of Aviation Awards for the fourth straight year
Vista Global’s VistaJet was named Asia’s best charter
operator at the AsBAA Icons of Aviation awards for the fourth year in a row.
According to a press release, “The honor celebrates
excellence and recognizes best practices in the private aviation industry
across the continent, and comes following VistaJet’s receipt of the inaugural
award for Most Innovative Company at the 2018 ceremony.”
XO plans to expand both fixed and dynamic pricing jet memberships to Europe by 2020
With the “heavy lifting” of the XOJET-JetSmarter integration behind it, Vista Global chairman Thomas Flohr tells Private Jet Card Comparisons the company will roll out memberships for its rebranded XO in Europe as early as second quarter 2020.
Additionally, the company is making a major change in how it sells both on-demand private jet charter as well as pricing options for its dynamic pricing jet card membership programs.
Collins Aviation’s LuxStream connectivity services will be fitted across Vista Global’s fleet of 116 long-range large cabin and super-midsize private jets
LuxStream promises 25 megabits per second across the US; 15 megabits per second globally
Calling it a “game-changing development for Vista Global members’
in-flight experience” and “unprecedented,” Vista Global today said it is the
launch partner for LuxStream from Collins Aerospace Systems.
In a press release, Vista Global promises the partnership will “provide private aviation customers with the fastest broadband speeds available.” It called the move “a further demonstration of Vista Global bringing the latest and most innovative technology to market and driving radical technological change across the private aviation industry.”