Vista Global and Ferrari are extending their partnership to provide flights to races
Vista Global, the private aviation group founded by Thomas Flohr, says it will open its global private jet fleet to all the Ferrari drivers participating in International GT races and in the Prancing Horse mono-brand championships.
The new service will “help all Ferrari international drivers enjoy a safe and seamless flying experience with VistaJet and XO as they travel globally to compete in the races.”
While airlines are curtailing their premium cabin service during the COVID-19 pandemic, VistaJet is continuing its pursuit of elevating the private jet travel experiences
VistaJet is partnering with the fabled Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong to launch a Once in a Blue Moon experience. The link between the two leading luxury brands is timed to coincide with the Mid-Autumn Festival.
In celebration of National Aviation Day, VistaJet interviewed six of its employees about how the global coronavirus pandemic has impacted the private jet travel experience
Worldwide private jet operator VistaJet is celebrating National Aviation Day – it was earlier this month – by taking visitors to its website inside the lives of employees as they carried on during the COVID-19 crisis, providing an essential lifeline to those of us who needed to get somewhere.
Under the banner of “Meet the global aviation experts,” VistaJet is presenting interviews with a cabin hostess, captain, operations duty manager, program sales executive, customer experience manager, and vice president of charter sales.
XOJET Aviation, which operates XO’s super-midsize private jet fleet, is upgrading interiors for 16 of its Bombardier Challenger 300s to VistaJet standards
If you think you are seeing more private jets in the silver bullet VistaJet livery here in the U.S., you are right. That’s because XOJET Aviation is repainting 16 XOJET branded Bombardier Challenger 300s to match its sister company. The aircraft are part of the fleet XO uses for its Elite Access fixed-rate, guaranteed availability jet card program.
Despite consolidation, the 25 largest Part 135 and 91K operators account for only 25% of the U.S. private jet market
Why you won’t find Wheels Up when you look at lists of private aviation operators
Sizing the U.S. private jet market between Part 91, Part 91K fractional and Part 135 charter operators
8 of the 10 largest companies are led by the founder or family member
Here’s a big difference between the private jet market and the airlines. Just 10 airlines account for 90% of the domestic market for scheduled passenger traffic. Four companies – Delta Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, and Southwest Airlines – are responsible for two-thirds of U.S. flights.
Despite consolidation, business aviation remains fragmented. An analysis by Private Jet Card Comparisons of various reports from Argus TRAQPak and other data shows the 25 largest operators of charter and fractional fleets together account for just 25% of all U.S. flying.