100Th Jet Membership – Milestone For Flight Options
Flight Options is pleased to announce that it has reached an impressive 100-member milestone in its Jet Membership Club program within 12 short months of its launch. Mike Silvestro, CEO of Flight Options, discusses the factors contributing to this achievement. In addition, Mike reveals a new enhancement to the Membership program – the addition of the Nextant 400XT business jet to the program’s fleet line-up.
Loyal Clients, New Aircraft Deliveries Fuel Growth in 2012
Mike Silvestro, CEO of Flight Options discusses the factors behind a successful 2012, from strong sales in fractional ownership and the new Jet Membership Club, to 100% increase in customer referrals. With continued investments in aircraft, Mike covers how Flight Options once again led the industry in new aircraft deliveries, giving clients access to the newest and best planes.
Private Jet Holiday Travel Outlook 2012
Flight Options expects Thanksgiving related travel in 2012 to be up 5-10% compared to 2011. Mike Silvestro, CEO, discuses a few factors that have contributed to this growth and positive momentum.
Three Questions Every CFO Should Consider
Kenn Ricci answers tough questions, one of which is the key considerations for a CFO when evaluating a fractional jet ownership or jet card purchase. How long does the client want to be in the marketplace? How does the client want to deploy capital? How flexible is the private jet provider to the client's business needs?
The Flight Options Difference
Flight Options is not tied to a manufacturer, meaning the company is able to select the aircraft category leaders and new technology jets that bring the most value for customers through the fractional ownership, membership and jet card programs.
The Outlook for Private Aviation
Flight Options sees tremendous growth and opportunity in the market going forward. Kenn Ricci discusses his views on the airline industry, consolidation within the private jet industry and international expansion.
Technology and Private Aviation
Twelve years ago, Flight Options was pioneering technology to enhance the efficiencies of the complex and intricate environment of private jet travel. Kenn Ricci reveals some of the ways in which Flight Options continues to design technological items that will be adopting and used by the private aviation industry well into the future.
A Pilot's Unique Perspective
Learn more about Kenn Ricci's experience as a pilot and how it has allowed him to give a certain perspective to the private jet industry -- from both a user and operator viewpoint.
Financial and Operating Strength
How did Flight Options remain profitable through the economic downturn? Mike Silvestro covers the strategic and wise decisions that the company took to ensure profitability and viability. These steps not only put the company in a position to survive but thrive.
On the Horizon
Mike Silvestro talks "Flight Options Fleet". Hear how the company has begun to take delivery of brand new aircraft including the Embraer Phenom 300® and the Nextant 400XT as well as modernizing its fleet with upgrades to the Citation X. Regarding growth in 2012 and beyond, Mike talks emerging markets and international expansion.
Smarter Options, Better Value
Mike Silvestro describes how high net worth individuals have become much more sophisticated buyers of private jets. The buyers are using the aircraft to visit remote sites, retail locations, manufacturing facilities, etc. This is a very time efficient and very effective way to utilize an asset like a private aircraft--to see and visit critical sites within the client's business.
Doing What's Right for Our Clients
Hear Mike Silvestro discuss the ways in which Flight Options provides the best solution for its client's as well as what factors set the company apart from the competition. Also, Mike covers one of the key reasons why a client chooses to fly on a private jet -- not only for a safe mission with exemplary service, but also for the convenience and security that come with flying privately.