Flexjet to Host VIP Experience at the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Collector Car Auction
January 14, 2019
- Flexjet VIP Experience Offers Owners and their Guests Access to Private Skybox Overlooking the Auction Floor
CLEVELAND OH, January 14, 2019 – Flexjet LLC, offering travelers access to the world’s most luxurious fleet of private jets, today announced that it will host a Flexjet VIP experience at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Collector Car Auction, known as “The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auction,” to be held at WestWorld of Scottsdale from January 16-20, 2019.
This is the second year Flexjet Owners have been invited to attend the iconic event, now in its 48th year, and they will have exclusive access to the comfort of the Flexjet VIP skybox, where they can enjoy crafted cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as they take in the auction throughout the week. Flexjet Owners have responded enthusiastically to the invitation – nearly all of this year’s skybox tickets have been claimed by Flexjet Owners and their guests.
“The interests of our Owners come in all forms, and many of them are aficionados of classic and high-performance automobiles,” said Christopher Bero, Flexjet Vice President of Global Marketing. “The Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Collector Car Auction is rightly known as ‘The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auction,’ and we are pleased to pair the exceptional Flexjet and Barrett-Jackson experiences for our Owners and their guests. We strive to bring our Owners an unprecedented experience not only in the air, but also on the ground to further lift their passions.”
In addition to food courts featuring cuisine from across the country, exhibitions by classic car companies and other displays, Flexjet Owners will be able to attend the event’s Restoration Row, which features live vehicle builds (including a Factory Five Barrett-Jackson Edition ’35 Hot Rod Truck) and interactive activities. They also can attend collector car and ‘automobilia’ auctions each day, participate in Ford and Chevrolet hot laps, Dodge thrill rides and attend a special symposium on car collecting with a panel of experts and celebrities. In addition, attendees can participate in a series of auctions designed to benefit charities including Operation Homefront, the Gary Sinise Foundation and diabetes research supporter JDRF.
Flexjet first entered the fractional jet ownership market in 1995. Flexjet offers fractional jet ownership and leasing. Flexjet’s fractional aircraft program is the first in the world to be recognized as achieving the Air Charter Safety Foundation’s Industry Audit Standard, is the first and only company to be honored with 19 FAA Diamond Awards for Excellence, upholds an ARG/US Platinum Safety Rating and is IS-BAO compliant at Level 2. Flexjet’s fractional program fields an exclusive array of business aircraft—some of the youngest in the fractional jet industry, with an average age of approximately six years. In 2015, Flexjet introduced Red Label by Flexjet, which features the youngest fleet in the industry, flight crews dedicated to a single aircraft and the LXi Cabin Collection of interiors. To date there are more than 25 different interior designs across its fleet, which includes the Learjet 75LXi, Challenger 350, the Embraer Legacy 450, Global Express, the Gulfstream G450, G500 and G650, and the Aerion AS2 supersonic business jets. In addition, the overall jet collection includes the Embraer Phenom 300 and Bombardier Challenger 300. Flexjet is a member of the Directional Aviation family of companies. For more details on innovative programs and flexible offerings, visit www.flexjet.com or follow us on Twitter @Flexjet and on Instagram @FlexjetLLC.
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