JetBlue Makes Investment in JetSuite

NEW YORK — JetBlue Airways has made a minority equity investment in JetSuite Inc., one of the largest private jet companies in the U.S. The amount of the investment was not disclosed and will help fuel the company’s fast-growing JetSuiteX service.

JetSuiteX offers a private jet experience that is affordable and accessible to a broad audience. Signature elements of the experience include no lines, the ability to check in just 15 minutes before a flight, free Wi-Fi, free checked bags, free seat assignments, free drinks and free snacks.

JetSuiteX flies 30 passenger jets to/from Burbank, Calif., Las Vegas, San Jose, CA, Carlsbad, CA, Concord, CA, Mammoth, CA, and Bozeman MT – with more destinations and flights coming soon. JetSuiteX offers seats on these flights starting from $129.

“We are delighted to have JetBlue join us as a strategic partner and shareholder. The partnership with JetBlue will allow us to accelerate our growth and we are excited to work together to deliver new and unique experiences for all JetSuite and JetBlue customers,” said Alex Wilcox, chief executive officer, JetSuite.

“JetBlue and JetSuite share a passion for delivering a high-quality customer experience at a competitive price point in underserved markets,” said Robin Hayes, president and chief executive officer, JetBlue. “Our investment in JetSuite makes sense as we continue to execute on our west coast plan and invest in innovative ideas that reflect the disruptive spirit of JetBlue.”

JetSuite is based out of Irvine, CA.