Directional Aviation´s OneSky LLC has announced it has acquired UK-based PrivateFly, a digital booking service for private jet charter flights, the company said.
PrivateFly is expected to combine with Skyjet, OneSky´s existing brokerage group and a pioneer in aviation technology for more than 20 years, to create one of the world´s largest online booking platforms for private jet charter, one with a robust digital platform and a physical geography and assets tailored for countries on four continents.
With this transaction, the OneSky portfolio of companies continues its global expansion to advance the company´s vision of a connected world in which travelers anywhere in the world have access to every private jet travel solution no matter where they reside, ranging from on-demand charter booked at the swipe of a mobile device to membership programs to jet cards.
The combined entity will operate offices in both the United States and Europe and leverage the extensive infrastructure and assets available within the OneSky family of brands. Adam Twidell and Carol Cork will lead the new entity in its next period of growth and innovation.
Directional Aviation Capital 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.
Headquartered in Massachusetts, Skyjet is a leading provider of on-demand private jet charters, providing clients with the industry´s most efficient means of accessing private jet travel.
PrivateFly is a global booking platform for private jet charter, making it faster, easier and more cost-effective to compare and book private jets. With over 7000 aircraft integrated worldwide, PrivateFly combines innovative technology with its team of aviation experts, available 24/7.
PrivateFly holds both Argus Certified Broker and Wyvern Broker status, industry best practice accreditations.