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MAXjet Announces Luxury Charter Services  
User currently offlineThirteenRight From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 340 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 2 months 4 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 3983 times:

As per maxjet.com, MY is now officially in the luxury charter business (and they have a new CEO).

Source: http://www.maxjet.com

"MAX is back!

Announcing luxury charter services worldwide.

Here’s what to expect when you
choose MAXjet Charter Services

• Outstanding service and stress free travel
• Exceptional in-flight comfort
• Efficiency and choice: fly where you want, when you want
• MAXjet is licensed to fly to 89 countries around the world.


MAXjet Airways is now operating under the ownership of
NCA Sports Group, a leading one-stop travel service for university
and professional sports programs and their fans."

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User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 24710 posts, RR: 46
Reply 1, posted (6 years 2 months 4 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 3958 times:

Their FAA certificate was purchased as part of the airlines liquidation.

Seems the new owners decided to keep the name, personally I would have ditched in favor of something new and not tainted.



From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
User currently offlineANstar From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2003, 5148 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 3414 times:

I agree - Maxjet just reminds me of a failed, bankrupt airline.... not something you want in this climate

User currently offlineReadytotaxi From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2006, 3151 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 3308 times:

Where is the world wide market for this kind of travel, based on what figures?
Seems quite a gamble.



you don't get a second chance to make a first impression!
User currently offlineJustloveplanes From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 1032 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 3268 times:

I don't think the Maxjet name is necessarily bad. DL, NW, UA, CO, US have all been in bankruptcy, I think the public understands this is a tough business these last few years. Tag on Maxjest luxury configured planes, with all their marketing materials and plans, and you have a nice place to start. In fact, I think Pro teams will EAT this up!!! I actually think they'll fight over the limited number of markets. VIP aviation is growing, this should be no different. SF 49'ers spare no expense / Dallas Cowboys? I am waiting for the Cowboys star on the tail next season.

User currently offlineRichierich From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 4233 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 3144 times:



Quoting Justloveplanes (Reply 4):
I don't think the Maxjet name is necessarily bad. DL, NW, UA, CO, US have all been in bankruptcy,

Bankruptcy, yes. Liquidation and shutdown? No.

Quoting Justloveplanes (Reply 4):
VIP aviation is growing, this should be no different. SF 49'ers spare no expense / Dallas Cowboys? I am waiting for the Cowboys star on the tail next season.

Well, now that Champion is gone (or going) and other large charter companies such as ATA are gone- I know they were not "luxury" charter - you never really know what the niche industry is like. The best I could say is that I hope these guys did their homework and have identified a target market, but I think the odds are significantly against them. And I also question their choice of continuing the MAXjet name... its not like this is a name that had built a significant brand image or loyalty.



None shall pass!!!!
User currently offlineLH4116 From Sweden, joined Aug 2007, 1710 posts, RR: 14
Reply 6, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2990 times:

Does this mean that they will bring back the planes from the desert?
How many aircrafts will they operate, is it the same as before?



SAS Plus is Business Class made faux!
User currently offlineRoseFlyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 9460 posts, RR: 52
Reply 7, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2981 times:

Very few people have even heard of Maxjet, so its name isn't that tainted. Now with such a nonexistant brand, there isn't a reason to keep the name either.


If you have never designed an airplane part before, let the real designers do the work!
User currently offlineA340Spotter From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1979 posts, RR: 24
Reply 8, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 2421 times:



Quoting ThirteenRight (Thread starter):
MAXjet Airways is now operating under the ownership of
NCA Sports Group, a leading one-stop travel service for university
and professional sports programs and their fans."

They've already operated a charter for the Oklahoma State Women's basketball team during their Sweet 16 matchup down in New Orleans. Wonder if they've secured a lucrative NBA deal given Champion Air shutting down after the season?



"Irregardless, it's a Cat III airplane, we don't need an alternate!"
User currently offlineLaxintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 24710 posts, RR: 46
Reply 9, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 2414 times:



Quoting A340Spotter (Reply 8):
Wonder if they've secured a lucrative NBA deal given Champion Air shutting down after the season?

No. NWA got the contract.



From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
User currently offlineA340Spotter From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1979 posts, RR: 24
Reply 10, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 2343 times:



Quoting Laxintl (Reply 9):
No. NWA got the contract.

Thanks for the info, Lax...A319/320s to be used?



"Irregardless, it's a Cat III airplane, we don't need an alternate!"
User currently offlineLaxintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 24710 posts, RR: 46
Reply 11, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 2312 times:

As I recall 7 A319s


From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
User currently offlineHp2us From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 58 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2219 times:



Quoting LH4116 (Reply 6):

Looks like they have a few days ago..

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/MXJ996
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/MXJ993
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/MXJ995

The last company email I got before it was shut off, was that only two A/C would be used. For sure N250MY, and as for the other I do not know. Does anyone know the fate of N251MY that was parked in JFK without an engine?

Thanks



Giggity
User currently offlineFalcon flyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1323 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2115 times:



Quoting Readytotaxi (Reply 3):
Where is the world wide market for this kind of travel, based on what figures?
Seems quite a gamble.

Actually, I believe the market is larger than one might think. Privatair's newly acquired B767-300 has been quite busy and the company recently exercised its second option on a 787. What with the market for luxury, round-the-world charters, rock star tours and high-dollar, large company charters, it's something that could work if properly executed. Certainly more potential than all-business class scheduled flying, IMHO.



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