Founded in 2006 and based in San Francisco New York, the company was sold by TPG Capital and Aabar PJS, two large private capital investors, to Dubai-based Vista Group Holdings in 2018.  In June 2019, its brokerage was merged with JetSmarter into a new brand, XO Global LLC, and website URL was changed to XO offers a wide spectrum of programs from fixed-rated offerings on its fleet of super-midsize private jets (Citation X and Challenger 300) and off-fleet on light and midsize jets. It also offers dynamically priced memberships, shared flights, and the ability to buy single seats on private jets.

About XO (formerly XOJET and JetSmarter)

XO is the combination of XOJET’s brokerage and JetSmarter following the acquisition of both by Vista Global Holdings in 2018 and 2019.

When was XO founded?

XOJET was founded in 2006, and became XO Global LLC after merging with JetSmarter in 2019. XOJET Aviation is a separate company that operates aircraft owned by Vista Global Holdings, including the former XOJET fleet.

Who owns XOJET?

Vista Global Holdings based in Dubai

Who is the CEO?

Thomas Flohr is chairman of parent Vista Global

How are aircraft sourced?

XO uses XOJET Aviation to operate its own fleet of Challenger 300 and Citation X private jets. Additional aircraft are sourced through its preferred network of charter operators.

What are initiation and membership fees?

Select Access starts at $5,000 per year. Preferred Access and Elite Access each have a $3,000 initiation fee. Monthly membership fees range from $250 to $2,000.

What is XO’s entry-level program?

XO Select Access is $50,000 and targets full private jet charter customers with dynamic pricing

Does XO provide guaranteed availability?

On some programs

Is the hourly rate guaranteed?

On some programs

Can jet card holders/members use multiple aircraft at the same time?

On some programs

What is the company website?

Where is XO’s headquarters?

New York, NY

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