Articles tagged “netjets”

The Growth and Democratization of Flying Private

The Growth and Democratization of Flying Private

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Any luxury industry experiencing an uptick in new, affluent young customers has a right to be bullish about growth, but it is a combination of logistics, customer service and branding that will eventually set the winners apart from the other players.

1 year ago

Private Jet Companies and Airlines Know How to Profit From the Eclipse

Private Jet Companies and Airlines Know How to Profit From the Eclipse

Thomas Black, Bloomberg

We doubt the eclipse 99 years ago had such a commericial bent. But, hey, why shouldn't aviation businesses try to profit from a natural phenomenon?

2 years ago

Flexjet Plans to Take on Warren Buffett’s NetJets in Europe

Flexjet Plans to Take on Warren Buffett’s NetJets in Europe

Thomas Black, Bloomberg

The European elite want to fly on luxury jets. NetJets' access to nearly 1,000 jets worldwide gives them a competitive advantage against challengers as Europe recovers slowly from recession.

4 years ago

Private Jet Pilots at NetJets Are Striking Over Conditions

Private Jet Pilots at NetJets Are Striking Over Conditions

Associated Press

If you make these guys you make some very important people mad.

4 years ago

Oktoberfest is Big Business for Munich as NetJets Plans 60 Flights

Oktoberfest is Big Business for Munich as NetJets Plans 60 Flights

Richard Weiss, Elisabeth Behrmann and Oliver Suess, Bloomberg

Oktoberfest is big business for Munich, from the vendors and hotels to private jets flying in high-rollers. Millions of travelers will sample food and drink at one of Europe's largest festivals.

5 years ago

NetJets’ Sister Company to Build Pilot Training Facility Across the Street

Steve Wartenberg, Columbus Dispatch

FlightSafety and NetJets are sister companies within the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio. That FlightSafety would build a pilot training center across the street from its largest customer, NetJets, will be an advantage for both companies.

6 years ago

NetJets to Launch Charter-Management Business in China

NetJets to Launch Charter-Management Business in China

Steve Wartenberg, Columbus Dispatch

NetJets is taking a very deliberate approach to entering China, although the trends there, including a dramatic rise in the number of millionaires, rising numbers of corporations, and the reliability problems with commercial air service, make China a very attractive market for fractional ownership.

6 years ago