Vista Global’s XOJET, VistaJet hit by technology issues

XOJET Challenger 300

Technology issues are impacting flight operations and bookings at Vista Global’s XOJET and VistaJet units

Technology issues are impacting Vista Global, the fourth largest provider of for-hire private aircraft in the U.S. Its operators include XOJET Aviation, VistaJet, and Red Wing Aviation. The company recently announced plans to acquire Talon Air, the 14th largest Part 135 operator, and related broker Apollo Jets.

XOJET signs up for JSSI’s hourly cost engine program as private jet charter demand rises

XOJET XO

XOJET Aviation, which provides an in-house fleet for Vista Global’s XO brokerage, has enrolled 15 Challenger 300s in JSSI’s hourly cost engine program

Vista Global Part 135 operator XOJET Aviation is enrolling 15 Challenger 300 aircraft on a specialized 10-year term engine maintenance program with Jet Support Services, Inc. XOJET provides a fleet of 45 Bombardier Challenger 300 and Citation X super-midsize programs for XO’s jet card programs and on-demand charter solutions.

XOJet Challenger 300 fleet getting VistaJet branding, interiors

XOJET new Challenger 300 interior

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.

VistaJet, XOJET report 2018 results

VistaJet XOJet private jet card programs

The two subsidiaries of Vista Global posted significant gains in memberships and flying last year

In separate press releases, private jet operators VistaJet and XOJET released results from 2018. VistaJet said the figures are preliminary and subject to change after auditing. Both are now part of Vista Global, a Dubai-based holding company which served as a vehicle to buy XOJET last September.

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