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Rhône Capital invests $200 million in VistaJet

Rhône Capital invests $200 million in VistaJet

Rhône Capital is investing $200 million in VistaJet, valuing the business jet operator at more than $2.5 billion. “With the investment announced today, the equity valuation in excess of $2.5 billion and our fully scalable technology driven business model, VistaJet

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VistaJet matures but Flohr wants to keep disrupting

VistaJet matures but Flohr wants to keep disrupting

Thomas Flohr does not just see himself as an entrepreneur. He wants to be a revolutionary. Flohr did not launch VistaJet in 2004 because he just wanted to build a company. He wanted to change business aviation. After flying as

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Silver with a red stripe: VistaJet’s marketing advantage

Silver with a red stripe: VistaJet’s marketing advantage

Tequila baron, Nespresso drinker and actor George Clooney has flown on a lot of business jets. But when he and his wife chose to fly to Lake Como last week they flew VistaJet. VistaJet never reveals customer names, but when

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VistaJet wins Huron’s ‘Best of the Best’ award

VistaJet wins Huron’s ‘Best of the Best’ award

VistaJet recently won the Huron Report’s ‘Best of the Best’ award in the best business jet operator category. It is the second time that the operator has won the award. The awards are part of the ‘Hurun Report Chinese Luxury

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VistaJet increases passenger numbers 20% in first half year

VistaJet increases passenger numbers 20% in first half year

VistaJet saw a 20% increase in passengers during the first half of 2016, helped by a 23% jump in global flights. The overall jump in global flights was helped by VistaJet’s growing US operations, which saw a 145% increase in

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VistaJet to move global headquarters

VistaJet to move global headquarters

VistaJet is to to move its corporate headquarters to Malta following the milestone delivery of the company’s 50th Maltese registered aircraft.The company will also move its operations, finance and European customer services to the Mediterranean island. Employees and clients from

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VistaJet picks Priester Aviation to operate Challenger 350s in US

VistaJet picks Priester Aviation to operate Challenger 350s in US

VistaJet has picked Priester Aviation to operate its US Challenger 350 jets. Priester Aviation has been operating three Challenger 350s for VistaJet since June 2015. VistaJet owns the aircraft but  is unable to operate aircraft in the US because of foreign

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VistaJet closes $300 million bond

VistaJet closes $300 million bond

VistaJet has successfully priced a $300 million five year bond. The senior unsecured notes pay a 7.75% coupon and do not amortize. MUST READ: JetSet Review: Flying on VistaJet The cash will be used to finance Bombardier aircraft. Jefferies and

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Jet set review: Global 6000 with VistaJet

Jet set review: Global 6000 with VistaJet

Flying does not get much better this as VistaJet gets the details right on a Global 6000 from London Farnborough to Nice. Getting to the airport We’re picked up from outside our office by the driver VistaJet has sent for

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Thomas Flohr: the maverick

Thomas Flohr: the maverick

Thomas Flohr is No. 2 on the Corporate Jet Investor Power List 2015. VistaJet achieved a lot in 2014. It expanded into the US, took delivery of 24 Bombardier aircraft and continued to grow. But it was also a rare

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