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Sentient Jet Named an Official Private Jet Partner of YPO

Company Announces Multi-Year Partnership with Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO)

Braintree, MA - May 13, 2014 - Sentient Jet, a Directional Aviation company, is pleased to announce that the company has entered into a multi-year partnership with Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) a not-for-profit global network of young chief executives. Through the partnership, YPO members will enjoy the benefits of private jet travel and receive exclusive offers from Sentient, one of the leading private aviation companies in the country.

YPO was founded in 1950 in New York City by a young president named Ray Hickok and the organization unites approximately 20,000 business leaders in more than 120 countries with a shared mission: Better Leaders Through Education and Idea Exchange™.

“We are pleased to be an official private jet partner of YPO to provide the members of this prestigious organization with additional exclusive Sentient Jet cardholder benefits,” said Andrew Collins, president of Sentient Jet. “We look forward to introducing new YPO members to Sentient’s best-in-class service, superior flexibility and unmatched commitment to safety.”

YPO members will receive an exclusive offer to purchase a Sentient Jet Card that will include valuable benefits such as complimentary flight time with Sentient in addition to resort credits to any of Sentient’s various partner hotels and resorts, including the Montage Hotels & Resorts, The Mark Hotel and The Little Nell among others. Sentient Jet will also host special events for YPO members throughout the multi-year partnership. Additionally, Sentient will engage in various marketing and promotional efforts with YPO.

“Many of our members travel on a regular basis and it is great to partner with a trusted brand like Sentient to introduce our members to the jet card option for flying private,” said Sean Magennis, YPO’s chief operating officer.

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. For on-demand individual itineraries the Company also offers the Sentient Jet Charter program. 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 for more information.

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 continues to innovate and reshape private aviation. Directional’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

About YPO

YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization) is a not-for-profit, global network of young chief executives connected around the shared mission of becoming Better Leaders Through Education and Idea Exchange™. Founded in 1950, YPO today provides 21,000 peers and their families in more than 125 countries with access to unique experiences, world-class resources, alliances with top learning institutions, and specialized networks that help them enhance their business, community and personal leadership. Altogether, YPO member-run companies employ more than 15 million people around the world and generate US$6 trillion in annual revenues. For more information, visit


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