2020 News

Mar 23 2020

Flexjet Opting To Ferry Pilots Aboard Own Fleet

Flexjet is implementing a new policy in light of the Covid-19 outbreak to use its own fleet to ferry the fractional operator’s pilots and other flight crewmembers. Flexjet crews have regularly flown aboard commercial airlines from their home base to reach their flight assignment destination, but Flexjet chairman Kenn Ricci said, “Given the threat posed by the novel coronavirus and the illness Covid-19, we felt it was in the best interests of our owners and flight crews to take this risk out of the equation …” (Source: AIN Online)

Feb 14 2020

Gulfstream G700 Begins Flight Testing

In a momentous occasion, the new Gulfstream G700 achieved first flight Friday afternoon, Feb. 14, 2020, departing Gulfstream Aerospace’s headquarters at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport at 1:19 p.m. and landing back at the Georgia airport two hours and 32 minutes later. Flexjet is the North American launch customer for the G700 and will be the only fractional jet provider offering access to Gulfstream’s latest flagship aircraft. Source: AIN Online