Vista Global upgrades in-flight connectivity for its VistaJet, XO branded private jet fleets

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.”

Vista Global appoints new top executives at XO; XOJET Aviation, XO relocate to East Coast

The moves follow the merger of XOJET and JetSmarter earlier this summer

Two former top executives are exiting XO, formerly XOJET, following its recent combination with JetSmarter. Gregg Slow, president of enterprise at XO has left while James Henderson, president of commercial operations will join Exclusive Resorts LLC as CEO in October it was announced last week.

XOJET partners with Mandarin Oriental for college tours by private jet

XOJET has expanded beyond its on-demand charter and jet card programs to offer specialized college visit tours by private jet

What better way to show your future Fortune 500 CEO or Mark Zuckerberg that his or her time is money and the benefits of private aviation for being able to work and conduct meetings than by organizing their tour of prospective universities by private jet. To ease college-hunting stressors, XOJET and Mandarin Oriental have teamed up with esteemed college entrance counselor, Abby Seigel to offer a college tour package.