Sentient Jet Partners with Sotheby’s to Offer Cardholders Unparalleled Art Access

BRAINTREE, MA – March 7, 2017 – Sentient Jet, a Directional Aviation Company, today announces a partnership with Sotheby’s as its Preferred Aviation Partner in North America. In addition to integrating Sentient Jet into events at Sotheby’s in New York and other key markets in America, the new partnership will afford Sentient Jet Cardholders access to a wide range of offerings including private previews and bespoke events.

Both Sentient Jet and Sotheby’s share a commitment to the very best in client service and experience. This partnership is a natural extension of our brand given that many of our clients are passionate about the arts. “We are delighted to create opportunities for them to experience the world of Sotheby’s, and to offer Sotheby’s clients preferred benefits to high quality private jet travel,” said Andrew Collins, President and CEO of Sentient Jet.

The collaboration brings a leader in private jet aviation to the world’s greatest collectors and opens up the magnificence of Sotheby’s to Sentient’s top clients and travelers. Through the partnership, Sentient Jet Cardholders who visit New York City will have access to private tours at Sotheby’s galleries led by the world’s greatest art experts. Sotheby's global headquarters in New York is the site of nearly 100 high-profile auctions each year, ranging from Impressionist & Modern Art, Contemporary Art and extraordinary Jewelry, to rare historical objects such as the Magna Carta and the Emancipation Proclamation.

“As a best-in-class private aviation brand, Sentient Jet is a wonderful partner in bringing luxury, convenience and access directly to our clientele,” commented David Goodman, Sotheby’s Executive Vice President, Digital Development & Marketing. “We are delighted to work with Sentient Jet to identify exciting ways to deliver memorable experiences to the Sotheby's audience.”

The new benefits related to Sotheby’s join Sentient Jet’s extensive Benefits Guide, which also offers exclusive perks such as complimentary nights at renowned hotels including The Peninsula Hotels in New York and Chicago and The Little Nell in Aspen, as well as retail offerings at Saks Fifth Avenue, Ghurka, and Roberto Coin. As part of the partnership, Sotheby’s clients will also have access to special flight offers and other preferred benefits associated with private jet travel.

Sentient Jet offers its 25-Hour Jet Card in four jet-size options, allowing clients to purchase flight time on Light, Mid, Super-Mid and Heavy aircraft as well as in two age classes (Preferred and Select), starting at just $124,825. Sentient Jet Cardholders receive a rare combination of industry leading service at a tremendous value, complete with a one-year lock on all-inclusive hourly rates, with the added bonus of 15% discounts on hourly pricing for qualifying round-trip travel. Through Sentient’s recently launched mobile app, Sentient Jet Cardholders can now also book private jet travel on-demand, as well as receive flight details, immediate assistance through a 24/7 live chat feature, and localized recommendations for exclusive benefits.

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, Facebook and Instagram.

About Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s has been uniting collectors with world-class works of art since 1744. Sotheby’s became the first international auction house when it expanded from London to New York (1955), the first to conduct sales in Hong Kong (1973), India (1992) and France (2001), and the first international fine art auction house in China (2012). Today, Sotheby’s presents auctions in 10 different salesrooms, including New York, London, Hong Kong and Paris, and Sotheby’s BidNow program allows visitors to view all auctions live online and place bids from anywhere in the world. Sotheby’s offers collectors the resources of Sotheby’s Financial Services, the world’s only full-service art financing company, as well as the collection advisory services of its subsidiary, Art Agency, Partners. Sotheby’s presents private sale opportunities in more than 70 categories, including S|2, the gallery arm of Sotheby's Global Fine Art Division, and two retail businesses, Sotheby’s Diamonds and Sotheby’s Wine. Sotheby’s has a global network of 80 offices in 40 countries and is the oldest company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (BID).

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