For the fourth year in a row, Magellan Jets has been named as one of
By: JENNIFER ALSEVER
Targeting an unexpected market segment (jet owners) and cutting out a huge startup cost (buying planes), Magellan Jets has seen its business really take off.
JOIN THE JET SET By: Improper Bostonian
Joshua Hebert, the CEO and founder of Magellan Jets, is well-versed in flying high. A former Wall Street exec, Hebert now pilots the Quincy-based private jet travel service, which recently unveiled its new Build-A-Card program. “We looked at technology in the automotive industry, specifically Mercedes, and saw how you can customize and build your car online,” Hebert says. “In our business, no one has been able to customize a jet card with an online portal. The only way to do it was to call into the office and negotiate, but in most cases the high-end consumer did not know what options they had.” (To have those problems, right?)
CEO of Magellan Jets, Joshua Hebert, Selected to Join the Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) Board of Governors
Leading Private Jet Charter Company Continues to Make Safety Their Top Priority
BOSTON, MA – July 15, 2014 – Magellan Jets CEO, Joshua Hebert, has been selected to join the Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) Board of Governors. Magellan Jets commitment to safety has earned them the respect and recognition of some of the most prominent organizations in the aviation industry. They are proud to have been the first private jet charter broker in the world to be named to The Air Charter Safety Foundation, and now honored to serve on their prestigious board.
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When the third twenty-something stock broker in one day came to cash a $50K bonus check, Joshua Hebert had enough. These guys in suits were the same age as he was! But he was just a bank teller, and they were…well, how different could they possibly be?
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Magellan Jets had a strong presence in Fort Lauderdale, Florida this week at the 52nd edition of the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show. Running from the 27th of October to the 30th, the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show is the largest yacht show in regard to sheer volume and space. The show is comprised of an impressive armada of state-of-the-art superyachts which cover over three million square feet of marina and water ways. Magellan Jets’ partner Bartram & Brakenhoff had an incredible display of several of their yachts for sale and charter docked at the show. On the evening of October 27, Magellan Jets hosted a party with Super Yachts aboard the motor yacht REMEMBER WHEN. Light fare and cocktails were served as guests mingled. Joshua Hebert, CEO of Magellan Jets and Anthony Tivnan, President of Magellan Jets, were in attendance and enjoyed a wonderful evening which was most definitely a success for everyone involved. Amongst the largest yachts at the show are a flotilla of well over 200 yachts ranging from 10’ tenders and sport boats to 248’ behemoth luxury yachts; not to mention an army of world class exhibitors such as Feadship, Merle Wood, Perini Navi, YPI, Oceanco and Palmer Johnson. Magellan Jets looks forward to 2012’s FLL Boat Show and continuing their partnerships with both Bartram & Brakenhoff and Super Yachts.
From October 10-12, 2011, Magellan Jets proudly attended NBAA’s (National Business Aviation Association) conference which was held in Las Vegas, Nevada. For the aviation industry insiders, this annual event is imperative to attend for both networking and educational purposes alike. As a business tool, this convention yields amazing results for well-respected operators and industry specialists to unite. Buying decisions are weighed and executed at the NBAA and the relationships formed set the stage for the upcoming year. Magellan Jets spent the first day on the convention floor, interacting with exhibitors and other attendees. On Tuesday, they moved onto the Static Display of Aircraft at Henderson Executive Airport where the latest aircraft models were present for the attendees to view and explore.
CEO of Magellan Jets, Joshua Hebert, and Anthony Tivnan, President of Magellan Jets, spent their time meeting with the press. They provided the media with updates on Magellan Jets and their hopes for the coming year. Recently, Magellan Jets announced their plan to provide students and families in China with private jet transportation to the U.S., elite concierge services and top-tier medical expertise. Mr. Hebert was able to give insight on Magellan Jets’ expansion into the Chinese market, “We are thrilled to be able to enter into the private aviation market in China,” says Magellan Jets CEO, Joshua Hebert. “We would like to be the trusted source of establishing Chinese students and families.”
On the evening of Tuesday, September 20th, Style Boston held “It Takes 2”, their two year anniversary party. The soiree was at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. Representing Magellan Jets, Joshua Hebert (CEO), Anthony Tivnan (President) and Tanzer Kanlier were present. The party boasted delicious food featuring chefs Susur Lee, Michael Ginor, Gordon Hamersley, Marc Orfaly, Rodney Murillo, Raymond Ost and Rachel Klein. Beverages were provided by Svedka, Ruffino Prosecco and Hint Water, to name a few. The Back Bay’s hot spot Davios had a strong presence, supplying the crowd with samplings from their five star menu. For those with a sweet tooth, desert was concocted by Finale chef Karen Hodsdon, Ben & Jerry’s and PureFections. Guests were kept entertained all night long. From Audi’s selection of their latest models on display, to the incredible music, “It Takes 2” was a success. CEO of Magellan Jets, Joshua Hebert commented, “The Style Boston anniversary event most definitely falls into the top 10 events Boston has to offer every year. It is a party I thoroughly enjoyed attending, as did everyone from Magellan Jets.”
Joshua Hebert, the CEO of Magellan Jets, will be biking 50 miles this upcoming Saturday in The Rodman Ride for Kids. The Rodman Ride For Kids is an umbrella matching gift charity raising funds for youth-focused social service agencies that support at-risk children in Massachusetts. The Ride’s mission it to have every child in our community live as we would want our own children to live. The Ride serves as a catalyst by providing child welfare agencies an opportunity to raise funds through this event. The Ride For Kids and its benefiting agencies fundraise year-round, culminating with the Ride event, when 1,500 cyclists participate in a 25, 50, or 100-mile non-competitive cycling tour on October 1, 2011. 100% of the expenses associated with the Ride are underwritten.
On December 18, 2010, Magellan Jets flew down to the Palm Beach International Speedway for the Rebel Rock Racing event, hosted by the music industry’s super producer Jim Jonsin. Hailing from Miami, this Grammy-winning, chart-topping, overall beat master has managed to impress us once again with the recent launch of his very own Rebel Rock race team. Partnered with Rebel Rock and Champion Motorsport, Jonsin was able to bring the excitment of racing to the public. This event showcased incredible automobiles and celebrity drivers. For Jim Jonsin, the main objective of creating the racing event was to inspire youth to reach for their dreams and pursue careers which may seem extraordinary.
An innovative and informational article about Magellan Jets is featured on the popular news website, PatriotLedger.com. Magellan Jets recently launched an “empty legs” search engine, which allows users to access private jet trips without any cargo or paying passengers on board. Joshua Hebert, CEO and Founder of Magellan Jets, discusses the most recent search service. By offering ample discounts, the company will be able to fill empty flights with passengers. The real-time search located on the company’s homepage makes it exceptionally easy to find discounted flights. The discounts for an empty leg flight can be very substantial and cost effective compared to regular priced trips. Click here to read the full article
Magellan Jets was mentioned in the featured business people section of the Worcester Telegram. Joshua Hebert, Magellan Jets Founder and Chief Executive Officer and partner Anthony Tivnan, President of Magellan Jets were featured in Sunday’s paper. Tivnan being a native of Worcester grabbed the paper’s attention as a good subject for a small blurb. Magellan Jets has been featured in a number of press releases online lately as well as last month’s Boston Business Journal which featured an expose on the company.
Patrick Tivnan, who runs the Charleston office of Magellan Jets, was quoted in the Charleston Post and Courier. Read the an excerpt from the article below: