MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NetJets Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company and the worldwide leader in private aviation for nearly 50 years, announced today that the company will celebrate its 12th anniversary partnering with Art Basel in Miami Beach, Americas' most prestigious modern and contemporary art show. NetJets has partnered with the international show since 2002.
This year, NetJets will host more than 800 NetJets customers and their guests in an expanded, exclusive and private NetJets lounge in the Collectors area of the show. As a partner of the event, NetJets will provide NetJets customers VIP access to the entire Art Basel in Miami Beach show, including the Preview Opening and Vernissage.
This year, NetJets expects that it will fly around 200 flights in and out of the Miami-Dade area during the week of the show.
“NetJets has been a proud supporter of Art Basel in Miami Beach since the show’s inception, and we are pleased to be celebrating our 12th year delivering our customers exclusive, VIP access to this premier art event,” said Adam Johnson, senior vice president of Global Sales, Marketing and Service for NetJets. “Art Basel in Miami Beach is one of the most prestigious and important annual art shows in the world, and through our partnership, we are able to provide our discerning customers an unmatched experience, including access to our expanded, private NetJets lounge.”
Art Basel's Miami Beach show will run from December 5-8, 2013 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, and will feature more than 250 of the world’s leading galleries from North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa, showcasing works by more than 4,000 artists of the 20th and 21st centuries and drawing in over 50,000 visitors each year.
NetJets is proud of its long-standing commitment to the arts in the U.S. and around the world. The company is also a supporter of Art Basel in Switzerland and has sponsored the Aspen Art Museum’s artCRUSH.
NetJets Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the worldwide leader in private aviation with the largest and most diverse private jet fleet in the world. NetJets began in 1964 as the first aircraft charter and management company in the world. In 1986, NetJets pioneered the concept of fractional aircraft ownership – offering individuals and businesses all of the benefits of whole aircraft ownership and more, at a fraction of the cost. Today, NetJets offers a full range of private aviation solutions through its programs in North America and Europe, including NetJets Shares™, NetJets Leases™ and the Marquis Jet Card®, which provides access to NetJets though a 25-hour jet card.
The North America program is managed and operated by NetJets' subsidiary NetJets Aviation, Inc., and the European program is managed and operated by NetJets Transportes Aereos, SA, a Portuguese/EU Air Carrier. In the United States, NetJets offers aircraft management and charter services through its subsidiary, Executive Jet Management, Inc. In Europe, NetJets' aircraft management and charter services, called Executive Jet Management Europe, are operated by NetJets Transportes Aereos, SA.
Subject to obtaining relevant regulatory approvals, NetJets will also offer aircraft management and charter services in China through NetJets China Business Aviation Limited, a joint venture between NetJets and local investors.
The NetJets companies offer worldwide flight operations. More information on NetJets, NetJets Europe, the Marquis Jet Card, and Executive Jet Management is available at www.netjets.com.