Vista Global acquires JetSmarter

Vista Global acquires JetSmarter

JetSmarter, the online jet-sharing and charter company, has been acquired by Thomas Flohr’s holding company Vista Global. JetSmarter is the third company to fall under the Vista Global brand, following VistaJet and XOJET. Although no value has been placed on

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CJI Dubai wrap

CJI Dubai wrap

Last year, Middle Eastern operators warned that 2018 would be a tough year. Unfortunately, they were right. With political uncertainty in Saudi Arabia and the ongoing blockade in Qatar, two key markets were hit. At Corporate Jet Investor Dubai 2019

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‘Air Cocaine’ smugglers sentenced after week-long trial

‘Air Cocaine’ smugglers sentenced after week-long trial

A French court has sentenced seven men to terms of up to 18 years of prison last week. Of them, two former air force pilots were given six-year terms. Dubbed the ‘Air Cocaine’ case, it began six years ago when

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Aoife O’Sullivan and Alex Durand elected Chair and Vice Chair at BBGA

Aoife O’Sullivan and Alex Durand elected Chair and Vice Chair at BBGA

The British Business General Aviation Association has elected Aoife O’Sullivan, Partner and co-founder of The Air Law Firm, as its new Chair and Alex Durand, CEO of aircraft charter and management company SaxonAir as Vice Chair, a new role, effective

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Capacity audience sees new Chairman Nick Weston outline his vision for BACA – The Air Charter Association

Capacity audience sees new Chairman Nick Weston outline his vision for BACA – The Air Charter Association

The BACA Spring Lunch took place at Merchant Taylors Hall in London on April 3rd where a record number of guests saw past chairman Richard Mumford officially hand over the chain of office to new chair Nick Weston. The Spring

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Carlyle Group completes purchase of StandardAero

Carlyle Group completes purchase of StandardAero

Repair and overhaul company StandardAero has been acquired by global investment firm The Carlyle Group. The company was purchased for an undisclosed amount (estimated at approximately $5 billion – including debt) from Veritas Capital – the New York based private-equity

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PrivateFly integrates with Skyjet

PrivateFly integrates with Skyjet

On-demand charter broker PrivateFly has completed its integration with Skyjet, with the two companies now operating as a single entity under the PrivateFly brand, within Directional Aviation’s OneSky portfolio. The move sees PrivateFly now double in size, as it moves to

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Nesterov Aviation is named the official Pilatus PC-24 dealer in Russia

Nesterov Aviation is named the official Pilatus PC-24 dealer in Russia

Nesterov Aviation has been officially named a dealer of Swiss super versatile jet Pilatus РС-24. Nesterov Aviation has been successfully representing Pilatus brand on the Russian market, specifically, the Pilatus PC-12 NG, one of the most desired single-engine turboprops in

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Aviation industry joins forces with eye care charity Orbis UK to help twice as many children see

Aviation industry joins forces with eye care charity Orbis UK to help twice as many children see

Award winning private aviation travel company ConnectJets, and premier flight support solutions company, Flightworx, have thrown their support behind blindness prevention charity Orbis UK, to help raise awareness for their See My Future appeal. For three months, until 23rd June,

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Krimson supports next generation of African aviators in Addis Ababa

Krimson supports next generation of African aviators in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – As the aviation industry faces an increasingly challenging recruitment environment, Krimson, the Ethiopia-based flight support company, is playing its part to support education at ` grass roots level. Dawit Lemma, Krimson CEO, is providing volunteer teaching

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