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VistaJet will take 20 new jets over 26 weeks

VistaJet will take 20 new jets over 26 weeks

Vistajet says it will take delivery of 20 new Bombardier private jets over the coming 26 weeks. VistaJet’s Bombardier business jet fleet is set to grow by 20 aircraft over a 26-week period, the Swiss-based private jet operator has said.

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The year of the private jet lessor

The year of the private jet lessor

In 2014, we could finally see a private jet lessor match the kind of success enjoyed by helicopter leasing companies over the past few years. Leasing aircraft is common practice in the airline world, with many airlines choosing to lease

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Thomas Flohr’s new aircraft leasing company IALT borrows $206m

Thomas Flohr’s new aircraft leasing company IALT borrows $206m

International Aircraft Leasing and Trading (IALT), a new leasing company founded by VistaJet’s Thomas Flohr, has closed a $206 million pre-delivery payment for 10 Bombardier Challenger 605 with Aviation Finance Company. International Aircraft Leasing and Trading (IALT), a new business

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VistaJet takes on the US with help from Jet Aviation and Wheels Up

VistaJet takes on the US with help from Jet Aviation and Wheels Up

VistaJet will place 12 Global business jets on Jet Aviation’s air operator’s certificate. VistaJet revealed today that starting from next year, Jet Aviation will operate and manage 12 new Bombardier Global business jets in the US on the Swiss company’s

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Directional Capital buys Flexjet: an unsually rational deal for buyer, seller and the industry

Directional Capital buys Flexjet: an unsually rational deal for buyer, seller and the industry

It is well known that most mergers and acquisitions fail. But the sale of Flexjet to Kenn Ricci’s Directional Capital makes a lot of sense to the buyer, the seller and the industry. As the founder of Flight Options, Kenn

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VistaJet orders 40 Challenger 350 jets

VistaJet orders 40 Challenger 350 jets

VistaJet has placed a firm ordered of 20 aircraft and options for another 20 Challenger 350 business jets.

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VistaJet and Bombardier sign billion-dollar deal for Global business jets

VistaJet and Bombardier sign billion-dollar deal for Global business jets

Bombardier Business Aircraft and VistaJet jointly announced the largest single transaction in the history of business this week, with VistaJet ordering up to 142 Bombardier Global business jets.

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Who owns the largest business jet operators and aircraft managers?

The majority of business jet operators and managers are privately owned. But Corporate Jet Investor’s unique survey shows which individuals and private equity firms are investing in this market.

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Flohr heads VistaJet as Bruggisser steps-down

Thomas Flohr, the founder and owner of VistaJet, is now managing the company full-time, replacing Philippe Bruggisser who was CEO.

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VistaJet keeps it simple

VistaJet keeps it simple

VistaJet’s Thomas Flohr thinks people overcomplicate private aviation; fractional ownership does not work and he says he is not ready to sell the company.

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