VistaJet, the leading Global business aviation company, and Jet Aviation, a leading business aviation services company, announced today that Jet Aviation Flight Services will operate and manage a U.S.-based fleet of Bombardier Global jets for VistaJet’s Flight Solutions Program. Service on the first three aircraft is scheduled to begin in March 2014, with the U.S. fleet expected to grow to 12 all new Bombardier Global jets. The total value of VistaJet’s aircraft fleet commitment is U.S. $600 million.
Thomas Flohr, Founder and Chairman of VistaJet, had this to say about the partnership:
“VistaJet offers Global aircraft services unlike any other in business aviation. We take great pride in our heritage as an international company and for the past ten years, we’ve arranged for corporate leaders, entrepreneurs and private individuals to fly to over 135 countries worldwide. Expanding our Program offering to include the new service operated by Jet Aviation within the United States now makes VistaJet the only truly Global business aviation company. With this announcement, we are redefining the landscape of business aviation.”
The first VistaJet aircraft to be operated by Jet Aviation in the U.S. under this new alliance will be based at Jet Aviation Flight Services’ Teterboro, New Jersey, facility while additional aircraft may be located at other Jet Aviation U.S. locations depending on demand and seasonal traffic within the country.
Jet Aviation Flight Services is responsible for delivering Jet Aviation’s aircraft management and charters services in the Americas. With U.S. based offices currently located in Teterboro, N.J., Van Nuys, Calif., and Chicago, Ill., the company provides services for a fleet of high-quality managed aircraft and was named in Robb Report’s “Best of the Best” for charter services for three consecutive years. Jet Aviation currently manages more than 100 aircraft in the Americas.