|Key people||Alex Wilcox, Founder and CEO|
Stephanie Chung, President
Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com, Board Member
JetSuite is a private jet charter company. The company was founded in 2006 by Alex Wilcox, Keith Rabin, and Brian Coulter. In 2008, the company was re-branded from Magnum Jet after a push from financial backers. Alex Wilcox currently serves as CEO of the Dallas, Texas-based company.
JetSuite was born out of a re-branding of Magnum Jet after the company's financial backers decided to restructure the company. As part of this restructuring, the company also steered away from advertising as an “air taxi” with shared rides and began focusing solely on private charter flights.
Alex Wilcox, a JetBlue founding executive, is the company's CEO. Wilcox has over two decades of airline industry experience and has been named a Henry Crown Fellow by the Aspen Institute. In addition to receiving funding by private investors in 2010, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh invested $7 million into JetSuite in 2011.
Early on, the company was recognized for streamlining its business through the use of four-passenger Embraer Phenom 100s as its primary aircraft. This simplifies maintenance and piloting. Moreover, these planes are fuel efficient because they consume 90 gallons of gas in an hour versus more than 230 gallons per hour on some other private jets.
In 2013, JetSuite installed Aircell WiFi for its Phenom fleet.
In 2018, Qatar Airways became a minority stakeholder in JetSuite. In 2018, the company appointed Stephanie Chung as its new President, making her the first African American to lead a major private aviation company. 
JetSuite is a private jet airline that charters flights on its fleet of Embraer Phenom 100s, Phenom 300s and a Legacy 650. The company offers WiFi-enabled private flights throughout the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Unlike many of its counterparts, JetSuite does not require membership or ownership fees and is the only private jet charter company that offers guaranteed online pricing. JetSuite also offers SuiteKey memberships which are fully refundable pre-paid accounts.
The company earned the ARG/US Platinum safety rating - the highest-level safety audit rating in private aviation – in 2010 and has maintained it since for its flight safety standards. During 2011, the company’s jets flew over 10,000 times.
In May 2018, JetSuite's SuiteKey program was named as one of the "Best Jet Cards for Summer Travel" by Private Jet Card Comparisons.
On April 5, 2016 JetSuite announced JetSuiteX. The service will provide scheduled flights under DOT 14 CFR Part 380 as an FAA Part 135 on-demand charter operator with DOT Commuter Authority between Concord Buchanan Field Airport (CA), Bob Hope (Burbank) Airport (CA), Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (CA) , Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (NV), Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (MT) and starting October 17, 2016, McClellan–Palomar Airport . The flights will be operated by Embraer ERJ135 jets in a 30-seat configuration. JetSuiteX is partnered with JetBlue to allow members of the "True Blue" frequent-flyer program to earn points towards JetBlue flights. In February 2018, JetSuite announced a promotion that provides its SuiteKey jet card members to take unlimited free flights on JetSuiteX, its semi-private air service.
As of March 2019, JetSuite consists of:
|Embraer Phenom 100||13||4|
|Embraer Phenom 300||5||7|
|Embraer Legacy 650||1||13|
- INC Hire Power Award
- 2012, 2013 and 2014 Federal Aviation Administration’s Diamond Award of Excellence for Aviation Maintenance Technician
- 2012 and 2013 ARG/US Platinum Safety Rating
- 2014 International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) registered
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