Sentient Jet Announces Record Performance Results For Summer 2015

Private Jet Company on Track to Capture $225 Million in Sales by Year‐End, Anticipates Busiest Peak Season Since 2008

Braintree, MA - September 10, 2015 - Sentient Jet, the largest independent Jet Card provider, today announced its summer performance results, recording its best-performing summer since 2008. Boasting the greatest number of both flights and live hours flown in seven years, as well as the highest revenue since 2008, Sentient Jet’s record-­breaking results reaffirm the thriving private aviation market and the growing trend to fly private with the flexibility of a Jet Card. With more than 5,000 active Cardholders, Sentient Jet is on track to capture $225 million in sales in 2015, representing a year-­over-­year growth rate of approximately 15% by year-­end.

Highlights of Sentient Jet's 2015 summer performance include:

  • Over 9,000 hours sold between June and August representing 360 Jet Cards
  • On track to do $225 Million in total Jet Card sales for 2015, the equivalent of approximately 1,500 25-­Hour Jet Cards
  • 7% year-­over‐year growth in volume and the strongest flying summer since 2008
  • $50 Million in Revenue (+11% year-­‐over-­‐year growth and highest since 2008)
  • Popular summer destinations included Aspen, CO, Nantucket, MA, and Jackson Hole, WY
  • Jackson Hole, WY was the fastest growing summer destination for Sentient Jet Cardholders with a 41% increase in flights over summer 2014

“Sentient Jet’s growth this summer provides us with an exciting opportunity to focus on further innovating and enhancing the Sentient Jet experience for our Cardholders,” said Andrew Collins, president of Sentient Jet. “After a tremendously successful summer season, we are expecting our busiest peak season since 2008, and we look forward to providing Sentient Jet Cardholders with a consistent, safe and seamless private jet experience with even more benefits, value and access to our luxury brand partners.”

The company expects top destinations for the holiday season to include West Palm Beach, Naples, and Miami in Florida, with Aspen, Denver, Palm Springs, and Las Vegas following suit.

About Sentient Jet

Founded in 1999 and now an integral part of Directional Aviation, Sentient Jet is one of the leading private aviation companies in the country. The Sentient Jet Card Program offers clients the flexibility and convenience of flying private for their personal and business air travel needs with industry-leading value. Sentient Jet is known for outstanding service and a commitment to safety programs, including the industry’s first and only Independent Safety Advisory Board. Sentient Jet’s extensive network of certified operators ensures that clients will always have access to executive aircraft that meet their rigorous standards for safety and quality. Visit sentient.com for more information. You can also follow Sentient Jet on social media platforms including Twitter and Facebook.

About Directional Aviation

Directional Aviation is a private investment firm whose singular focus is private business aviation. Combining strategic aviation ownership, unmatched experience, and revolutionary vision, Directional Aviation continues to innovate and reshape private aviation. Directional Aviation’s unique industry expertise enables them to quickly understand business aviation companies and provide the financing and operational strategy needed to take advantage of evolving market opportunities. For more information, visit www.directionalaviation.com.

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