Vista Global’s VistaJet, XO tally record sales, flying in 2021 H1

Thomas Flohr

VistaJet and XO chalked up big gains in the first half of 2021; The company sees no let-up in future demand

The demand for private jet flights is continuing to surge. Vista Global Holding reports that its VistaJet and XO units each had record-setting first-half 2021 increases and expects the trend to continue.

Vista Global in SPAC IPO talks, according to Bloomberg

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Bloomberg is reporting that VistaJet, XO Global owner Dubai-based Vista Global Holding is in talks to go public via a SPAC that could value the private aviation company at more than $10 billion

Hours after, KKR said it would put $150 million behind Jet Edge to target NetJets, and as Wheels Up finalizes its SPAC merger with Aspirational Consumer Lifestyle, there is another potential M&A in the private aviation sector. Bloomberg reports that Dubai-based Vista Global Holding may go public via a special purpose acquisition company.

VistaJet to go carbon neutral by 2025

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Luxury charter operator VistaJet wants to be carbon neutral 25 years ahead of the industry’s goal to reduce carbon emissions by 50% in 2050

VistaJet said it is committed to carbon neutrality by 2025. At the same time, it is calling the industry to go further than the current goal of a 50% reduction of emissions by 2050. That objective has been set by civil aviation industry bodies, IATA, and the global business aviation community.

Vista Global’s Flohr wants to double private jet utilization

Thomas Flohr

Speaking to Arabian Business, VistaJet and XO boss Thomas Flohr believes he can get more flight hours out of his current and future private jet fleet

Thomas Flohr, the chairman and founder of Dubai-based Vista Global Holding, says there is a lot of room to grow – in his own fleet.

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