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By webadmin | March 2 2011
Dallas, Texas and Downers Grove, Illinois – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine
Flexjet, a leader in business aviation solutions, and luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent announced an exclusive marketing alliance today to provide value and unique benefits to one another’s customers. Flexjet customers will receive Marco Polo Club benefits, including complimentary access to Abercrombie & Kent’s Private Travel experts to plan dream vacations. Abercrombie & Kent’s Marco Polo Club members will receive generous benefits when purchasing Flexjet fractional shares or jet cards*.
“Flexjet’s dedication to providing exceptional travel opportunities for our customers is what attracted us to Abercrombie & Kent,” said Fred Reid, President, Flexjet. “For nearly 50 years, they have been creating once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences and are recognized as one of the world’s most respected luxury-travel operators. We’re thrilled to provide customers with the opportunity to fulfill their own travel dreams with such a trusted partner.”
This new alliance gives Marco Polo Club members, Abercrombie & Kent’s most frequent travelers, benefits on Flexjet fractional purchases or jet cards. Flexjet fractional customers will be treated to a three-year Marco Polo Club membership and customized itineraries to coincide with the use of their private jet. Jet Card customers will receive a complimentary one-year membership to the Marco Polo Club, which is currently not available to the public.
“We continue to seek and pioneer new ways of exploring the globe and admire this same ambition in Flexjet,” said Geoffrey Kent, Founder and Executive Chairman, Abercrombie & Kent. “We’re pleased to be forging this relationship with a top aviation solutions provider that is also known for setting industry standards and look forward to introducing its customers to some of our favorite hidden corners of the world.”
Born in 1962 as a safari outfitter, Abercrombie & Kent’s unparalleled travel and tour operations now extend around the globe to more than one hundred countries on all seven continents. A&K is the choice of travel professionals, voted “Best Luxury Tour Operator – International” by Travel Weekly, “Best Luxury Tour Operator” by Luxury Travel Advisor, “Best Worldwide Tour Operator” by Porthole, and “Best Tour Operator Africa/Middle East” by TravelAge West, Recommend and Vacation Agent.
Introduced in 1995, Flexjet is a division of Bombardier, offering access to a full portfolio of aviation solutions including fractional jet ownership, jet cards and charter brokerage services. Flexjet manages the largest fractional fleet of Bombardier business aircraft anywhere in the world, made up exclusively of high-performance Learjet and Challenger aircraft. Flexjet has the distinction of being the first and only fractional program manager to earn the Industry Audit Standard (IAS) registration from the Air Charter Safety Foundation.