DayJet

February 26, 2008 - 6:40am

As more very light jets are delivered, a clearer picture emerges of how VLJ air-taxi firms throughout the world will operate these new small jets. While U.S.-based DayJet and Earthjet are using an on-demand, per-seat model, the majority of

February 5, 2008 - 11:22am

Boca Raton, Fla.-based DayJet last month reached its 100th day since starting per-seat on-demand service in the Southeast with its fleet of 28 Eclipse 500 very light jets. Company president and CEO Ed Iacobucci told AIN that DayJet is still “just getting booted up” and that he remains cautiously optimistic about the air-taxi concept. “What’s really exciting is that the business model now exists.”

February 5, 2008 - 11:22am

Boca Raton, Fla.-based DayJet last month reached its 100th day since starting per-seat on-demand service in the Southeast with its fleet of 28 Eclipse 500 very light jets. Company president and CEO Ed Iacobucci told AIN that DayJet is still “just getting booted up” and that he remains cautiously optimistic about the air-taxi concept. “What’s really exciting is that the business model now exists.”

January 24, 2008 - 10:42am

Despite one aircraft manufacturer’s claims, “very light jets are only evolutionary, not revolutionary,” noted Arie-Willem Van Doome, COO of Netherlands-based air-taxi firm Bikkair, which started operations last week with a Cessna Citation Mustang. Speaking yesterday at the International Air Taxi Convention in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Van Doome did credit VLJs as the “trigger and enabler” for a new breed of air-taxi operations.

January 24, 2008 - 10:42am

Despite one aircraft manufacturer’s claims, “very light jets are only evolutionary, not revolutionary,” noted Arie-Willem Van Doome, COO of Netherlands-based air-taxi firm Bikkair, which started operations last week with a Cessna Citation Mustang. Speaking yesterday at the International Air Taxi Convention in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Van Doome did credit VLJs as the “trigger and enabler” for a new breed of air-taxi operations.

January 15, 2008 - 10:17am

On Saturday, Boca Raton, Fla.-based DayJet reached its 100th day since starting per-seat on-demand service in the Southeast with its fleet of 28 Eclipse 500 very light jets. Company president and CEO Ed Iacobucci told AIN that DayJet is still “just getting booted up” and that he remains cautiously optimistic.

January 10, 2008 - 9:57am

Per-seat, on-demand very light jet air-taxi firm DayJet yesterday added Naples, Fla., and Savannah, Ga., as DayPorts, augmenting the five initial DayPorts in Boca Raton, Gainesville, Lakeland, Pensacola and Tallahassee, Fla. In addition, the company added 12 new DayStops in Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. “Naples and Savannah are strategic additions to our DayPort service network,” said DayJet president and CEO Ed Iacobucci.

December 27, 2007 - 11:37am

Some 60 days after it began its per-seat, on-demand air service, Boca Raton, Fla.-based DayJet last month added to its very light jet air-taxi network 28 new destinations across Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi.

December 20, 2007 - 5:34am

One of the primary roles of the newly formed National Air Transportation Association (NATA) Environmental Committee will be to “police” the growing number of carbon offset vendors and create a list of legitimate vendors for NATA members, according to association president James Coyne.

December 13, 2007 - 11:34am

Acknowledging that “there is no doubt that the environmental movement we are seeing today could be the greatest challenge confronting [the aviation] industry in quite some time,” National Air Transportation Association (NATA) president James Coyne yesterday announced the creation of the association’s new Environmental Committee.

 
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