OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters



OneJet, the air transportation network providing nonstop connectivity within medium-size markets, has announced the completion of an acquisition agreement with Ultimate JetCharters, the company said.

As one of the country´s premier charter operators, Ultimate JetCharters operates 30-seat Dornier and Embraer regional jet aircraft for private charter clients, as well as per-seat scheduled services on select routes under the Ultimate Air Shuttle brand.

The combined operation will have a collective fleet of nearly 25 aircraft by the end of 2018, including aircraft operated by Ultimate and existing operating partner, Contour Airlines. Ultimate will be integrated into OneJet´s network during the course of the next month, with flights beginning on June 4th.

Together, the companies´ networks will serve over 17 cities, including Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, Albany, Buffalo, Hartford, West Palm Beach, Kansas City, New York (via Morristown, New Jersey), Chicago, Charlotte, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Louisville, Atlanta, Columbus and Raleigh-Durham.

OneJet is an air transportation network that provides consumers increased access to nonstop travel in small to midsize markets at relatively low cost. Services operate from the main commercial terminals and airports in markets served and feature TSA PreCheck access, expedited boarding and complimentary onboard amenities, including high-speed Internet access. All flights are operated by regionally based operating partners featuring ARGUS Platinum safety-rated and TSA-certified operations. The company incorporates former senior leadership from the major US airlines, the US Department of Transportation, US aircraft manufacturers and the TSA.

Founded in 1984 by John Gordon, Ultimate is the recognized provider of corporate shuttle and group travel throughout the United States. The company operates a fleet of 30-seat Dornier 328 and Embraer 135LR jets, providing highly personalized and reliable service for corporate shuttles, sports team/fan travel, project shuttles, incentive/group travel and casino trips. In July 2009, Ultimate JetCharters revolutionized air travel by successfully launching its Ultimate Air Shuttle public charter service between Cincinnati and New York City in July 2009. With services operating Monday through Friday, business and leisure travelers enjoy “VIP Travel for the Cost of Commercial” on Ultimate´s public charter flights out of Cincinnati´s Lunken Airport. For more information on Ultimate Air Shuttle, visit www.ultimateairshuttle.com.