FlyPrivate® Achieves 2008 Inc.com Ranking of Top 5,000 Fastest Growing Private Companies
Ranks No.25 in the Top 100 Transportation Companies with Sales Growth of 197.2 Percent
Hingham, Mass. - September 16, 2008 – FlyPrivate, a nationwide jet travel service for business and leisure travelers, today announced it has achieved its first Inc.com ranking of the nation’s 5,000 fastest growing private companies. FlyPrivate was placed No. 25 in the Top 100 Transportation Companies and No. 66 in the Top 100 Businesses in the MA-NH category and No. 1,894 overall. The company has experienced three-year growth of 197.2%. The Inc.5,000 list is the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the American economy – independent-minded entrepreneurs. Taken as a whole, these companies represent the backbone of the U.S. economy.
FlyPrivate, which is currently rolling out new programs aimed at increasing private jet travel accessibility to business and leisure travelers, was noted not only for providing immediate access to jet travel without deposits or a long-term commitment, but also for its active participation in the “First and Goal” program that recruits donors for the National Bone Marrow Registry.
“Achieving the Inc.5000 ranking is an important milestone for FlyPrivate, particularly at this time when we are expanding our service offerings to meet the growing demands of private jet travel,” said Don Smith, co-founder and COO, FlyPrivate. “The Inc.com ranking reaffirms that our goal of making travel on private jets a simpler, more affordable option is being met with wide acclaim and supports our 98 percent customer retention rate,” Smith said.
Since 2002, FlyPrivate has provided cost-effective private jet service with access to a network of light, mid-sized and heavy aircraft. FlyPrivate’s industry-leading service includes rapid response and more flight backup options at a cost of up to 25 percent less than the company’s next largest competitor. FlyPrivate also offers no blackout dates and no long-term contracts or up-front deposits – just safe, high quality pay-as–you-go, private charter jet service.
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FlyPrivate®, headquartered in Hingham, Mass., offers nationwide jet travel service for business travelers and individuals who want peace of mind without hidden costs. Founded in 2002 by veterans of the private jet industry, FlyPrivate has given its customers un-matched freedom with reliable service – no exceptions. As an established industry leader, FlyPrivate offers customized services including: guaranteed access, guaranteed aircraft backup, and business and personal savings programs. Visit us on the web at www.FlyPrivate.com
All flights arranged by FlyPrivate are operated by Part 135 Certified Air Carriers. FlyPrivate will act as your agent for the purpose of obtaining charter service.
For further information, contact Greg Goodwin, VP Marketing, FlyPrivate, at 800-641-5387.