BlackJet's iPhone App is Now Available
Book Seats on Private Jets at Business Class Prices in Seconds
SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Today, BlackJet is thrilled to
announce the availability of its app in the iTunes App store. For the first
time ever, members will be able to book a seat on a private jet in seconds
from the convenience of their smartphone. The company's technology is a
breakthrough enabling instant private jet seat bookings and real time
confirmations. This unprecedented ease of use together with BlackJet's
affordable seat pricing model makes private jet service attainable to millions
BlackJet seat service is currently available in San Francisco, Las Vegas, New
York, Los Angeles, and South Florida, with service to Chicago, Washington, DC,
Boston, Dallas, and Seattle coming soon. In order to use the service you must
be a BlackJet member and access to www.blackjet.com requires an invite code.
Become a member through the web site and download the iPhone app to book
seats, manage your travel, customize your trip with catering, limo service,
and other conveniences. Members can also access BlackJet seat "Deals" which
can be booked and confirmed instantly through the app.
Together with this launch, BlackJet is providing a limited invite code,
BLACKJETIPHONE5000, which can be used to access blackjet.com and request a
"The air travel industry has long needed modernization and BlackJet is using
cutting edge technology that makes booking seats on private jets easier than
airline seats. The private jet travel experience is perfect for serious
travelers who need to avoid delays, cancellations, and the overall hassle
factor associated with the major airports," said BlackJet CEO Dean Rotchin.
"We have already delivered over 3,000 private jet seats, and booking becomes
much easier with the iPhone app."
Investors backing BlackJet include Garrett Camp, co-founder of Uber, and
Shervin Pishevar, an early investor in Uber and a pioneer in thecollaborative
commerce space.Others include Ashton Kutcher, Guy Oseary, Michael Birch,
Naval Ravikant, Rick Marini, Noah Goodhart, Thomas Ryan, Josh Spear, Jay Levy,
Peter Pham and Mike Jones from Science-Inc., and Dan Rosensweig. Precedent
Investments -- a private equity investment partnership comprised of Jeff
Kearl, Chairman of Skullcandy, Josh James, Chairman & CEO of Domo, and
Overbrook Entertainment, an entertainment company founded by Will Smith and
James Lassiter, are also backing BlackJet, as well as Roc Nation, a record
label, management, music publishing and entertainment company founded by
Jay-Z, Jay Brown, John Meneilly and Tyran "Ty Ty" Smith.
Contact: Audrey Jones
President, Sisu Strategies
SOURCE BlackJet, Inc.
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