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Alyssum Group appoints Jan van Dokkum as new chairman

Alyssum Group appoints Jan van Dokkum as new chairman

LONDON, May 22, 2018 – Newly-formed investment vehicle Alyssum Group announces the appointment, this week, of experienced tech and energy industry leader Jan van Dokkum as its Chairman. With an accomplished 30-year track record for launching new technologies and businesses

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Victor appoints Marketplace and E-commerce leader Joe Cohen as new CEO

Victor appoints Marketplace and E-commerce leader Joe Cohen as new CEO

London, May 17, 2018 – Leading private jet charter marketplace, Victor, today announces the appointment of consumer tech leader Joe Cohen as CEO. Cohen is tasked with accelerating Victor’s impressive growth to date, and realising its ambition to scale globally

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Air BP folds RocketRoute into Alyssum Group with Victor

Air BP folds RocketRoute into Alyssum Group with Victor

RocketRoute, the digital flight planning and concierge platform, has been acquired by Alyssum Group, the owner of online charter company Victor. Air BP – through its BP Ventures investment group – is a significant investor in both companies and has

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Private jet charter companies fly high in the Fast 50 awards

Two online private jet charter companies are among the winners of this year’s Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 awards. Stratajet secured fifth place, with 3,634% growth over the past four years, and Victor came 34th with 716% growth. The fastest growing

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Victor’s Clive Jackson: “Transactions speak louder than words”

Victor’s Clive Jackson: “Transactions speak louder than words”

Clive Jackson is putting the hours in. When he launched Victor, the on-demand private jet charter marketplace, six years ago, he may have expected things to slow down by now. They have not. “I have never worked harder in my

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Victor shortlisted for growth award

Victor shortlisted for growth award

Victor has been shortlisted for the ‘Growth champion of the year’ award at the Growth Investor Awards. The category looks at how efficiently and effectively growth capital has been used, Victor is the only aviation company in contention. Victor has also

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Opinion: Victor’s Clive Jackson on empty legs and online charter competition

Opinion: Victor’s Clive Jackson on empty legs and online charter competition

How time has flown since the last post! My team and I are now safely back from EBACE and enthused, post conference talk, about what lies ahead for Victor. In Geneva this week, the coffee was good and the conversation

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Victor partners with Shangri-La Hotels for Golden Circle loyalty service

Victor partners with Shangri-La Hotels for Golden Circle loyalty service

Victor has partnered with Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Asia Pacific’s luxury hotel group to provide all Victor fliers with a preferential room rate at any Shangri-La hotel and resort as well as inviting frequent fliers to take up Jade membership

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Clive Jackson: “At Victor we had a stonking year”

Clive Jackson: “At Victor we had a stonking year”

The last 12 months have been disappointing for the European business jet charter market. In January 2014 there was a lot of optimism, but by the end of the year this had gone. In its November figures, WINGX Advance, a

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Victor reaches 10,000 members

Victor reaches 10,000 members

Victor, the company that introduced online booking for private jet flights, has reached 10,000 members since launching in 2011 with 20 members. “We launched our pan-European service in August 2011 with 120 aircraft and a few hundred members, hoping that

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