Private aviation company Jet Linx has announced the acquisition of Southern Jet, a Boca Raton Airport (BCT) based charter and aircraft management company, establishing its second Florida base location and 21st location nationwide.
South Florida Private Jets
With this acquisition and the opening of Jet Linx Miami, its new private terminal at Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport (OPF), Jet Linx says it is now one of the largest private jet management and jet card membership companies serving South Florida.
"Jet Linx Miami and Jet Linx Boca Raton represent our commitment to serving the South Florida community with our unique, local, Five-Star private jet services," said Jamie Walker, President & CEO of Jet Linx Aviation. "We continue to see increasingly strong demand in Florida and have been focused on pursuing acquisition opportunities to expand our facilities and operations in the marketplace. I am very proud to introduce our first dedicated private terminal in Miami, and to establish Jet Linx Boca Raton, catering to the needs of local Aircraft Owners and Jet Card Members, as well as serving the demand to the region from our Jet Linx New York Teterboro, NJ (TEB) and other Northeastern locations. We look forward to providing in South Florida what Jet Linx has come to be known for throughout the country – the finest private aviation experience and incomparable standards of Five-Star service excellence."
Acquisitions & Growth
The Southern Jet acquisition is the Company's fifth acquisition since 2015, and it has also been opening new bases through pure organic growth. Walker added "We are thrilled to add the team at Southern Jet to our Jet Linx family of locations and have them join our South Florida expansion plans. They're a top-notch team and organization, and their approach to providing the very best in local customer service and commitment to safety makes for an easy integration." Over the last six years, Jet Linx has acquired Meridian Aircraft Management & Charter business in Teterboro, NJ, ProJet Aviation in Washington D.C., Flight Concepts in Tulsa, OK and Elliott Aviation's Aircraft Management & Charter business in Minneapolis, MN and is one of the companies leading the consolidation of private avaiation.
Overall Jet Linx was number five in the largest North American charter operators of 2021 and now has bases in 21 locations throughout the USA. It provides jet card memberships, joint aircraft ownership, and private jet management programs.
Since January 2021, Jet Linx has opened a new private terminal in San Antonio, broke ground on a new Jet Linx Omaha flagship facility that will open in 2022 and completed a renovation of their Jet Linx Dallas private terminal.