Rise in Charter Demand Leads XOJET to Utilize JSSI’s Hourly Cost Engine Program
CHICAGO, Mar. 4, 2021 – XOJET Aviation, a North American leader in private jet operations, is enrolling 15 Challenger 300 aircraft on a specialized 10-year term engine maintenance program with Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI).
JSSI programs provide maintenance support on an hourly cost basis, giving XOJET a comprehensive, flexible, and affordable tool for managing the often unpredictable costs of operating and maintaining a growing fleet of aircraft.
“COVID-19 has created a boom in private charter as travelers seek solutions that reduce risk exposure to the virus. As they meet this influx of new customers, charter operators require a predictable maintenance budget, complete transparency into all outgoing costs, and the assurance of limited aircraft downtime,” said Ash Reddy, vice president of global strategy and corporate development at JSSI.
“These are all areas where JSSI can add significant value and we are excited about the opportunity to partner with XOJET Aviation as they continue to strategically expand their operations,” added Reddy.
“We promise customers who are booking flights with XO that we will be ready for them to fly anytime and anywhere they wish. In 2020, enquiries for charter flights more than doubled and Challenger aircraft have been in high demand. In order to be able to provide consistent operational service, reliability is critical in choosing a maintenance partner, and this is why we decided to work with JSSI,” said Kevin Thomas, president and chief operating officer at XOJET Aviation.
XOJET Aviation will be assigned a complete technical and client services support team from JSSI to support the fleet’s 30 Honeywell AS907-1-1A engines in operation across the US, Bahamas, and Mexico.
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About Jet Support Services, Inc.
For more than 30 years, Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), has been the leading independent provider of maintenance support and financial services to the business aviation industry. JSSI is responsible for maintaining in excess of 2,000 business jets, regional jets and helicopters across the globe and serves customers through an infrastructure of certified technical advisors. JSSI leverages this technical knowledge, experience, buying power and data to provide support at every stage of the aircraft life cycle; from aircraft acquisition to aircraft teardown and part out.
JSSI products and services include:
- Hourly Cost Maintenance Programs to stabilize aircraft maintenance budgets, enhance residual value, and provide peace of mind to aircraft owners and operators of virtually all makes and models of aircraft, engines and auxiliary power units (APUs)
- JSSI Parts & Leasing provides aircraft parts, leasing and supply chain solutions. From a single bolt to a complete engine, customers gain access to an inventory of over 32,000 aircraft parts, engines and APUs and a global vendor network to source assets for anything that flies. All backed by the buying power and expertise of JSSI, one of the largest purchasers of parts and maintenance services in the aviation industry.
- JSSI Advisory Servicesutilizes JSSI’s technical expertise and global network to deliver desktop appraisals by ASA-accredited appraisers, asset inspections, technical advice and maintenance event management. Trusted aviation advisors draw on decades of technical knowledge, experience and real-world data to consult clients.
- Conklin & de Decker enables aircraft owners and operators to make more informed decisions. More than 35 years of objective and impartial data powers digital tools to analyze aircraft ownership options with the most accurate performance and comparison data available, review critical state tax information, and streamline MRO business processes and track maintenance with Aerotrac software.
For more information, visit jetsupport.com.