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Skyjet Wins Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Award


Leading private jet charter mobile app named “Best Travel Mobile Application” by the Web Marketing Association

New York, NY – The mobile app for Skyjet, a leading provider of on-demand private jet charters, won the 2016 Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Award for “Best Travel Mobile Application.” The Web Marketing Association’s annual IAC Awards are judged by industry experts who evaluate each candidate according to a firm list of quality standards. Skyjet’s mobile app is the first in the private jet charter industry that is integrated with Apple Pay, which brings travelers added convenience and the ability to book a private jet with just the touch of a finger.

“No other travel app empowers users on the level that Skyjet does,” said Skyjet President Greg Richman. “We are honored to receive this award, and we aim to continue using emerging mobile technologies to meet our customers’ needs and set a leading example for other brands in our industry.”

The 2016 “Best Travel Mobile Application” award honors the Skyjet app based on its effectiveness as an advertising vehicle for the brand. Winning this award also affirms Skyjet’s commitment to using its product to enrich the lives of its clients and make charter jet travel easier through the use of innovative strategies and technology. In addition to providing real-time price estimates, customers who book through Skyjet are given access to a collection of fully certified aircraft. The company strives to remain the leading solution for private charter jet customers whose busy lifestyles demand accuracy, efficiency, and security.

The Skyjet app for iPhone uses Apple Pay integration in combination with GPS and push notifications to make mobile booking a seamless, hassle-free process. In doing so, the company has made what is typically a complex market more accessible to consumers who want to travel by private jet. Within seconds of entering their desired itinerary, the app provides users with instant price estimates based on current market pricing and what other clients recently paid for their trips. The Skyjet app is available on the App Store:

About Skyjet

Founded in 1997, Skyjet revolutionized private jet charter after pioneering the industry’s first on-demand online booking for private jets. Headquartered in New York, Skyjet is a leading provider of on-demand private jet charters, providing clients with the industry’s most efficient means of accessing private jet travel. Skyjet provides a superior solution for travelers seeking a simple, on-demand private jet charter option and a seamless booking experience. Clients have access to a collection of fully certified aircraft and a team of dedicated aviation experts focused on exceptional service. Skyjet’s sole focus is on the private jet charter customer, and the firm offers them convenience, security and overall peace of mind – in short, expertise on demand. Skyjet is part of one of the world’s largest aviation portfolios, Directional Aviation.

About the Web Marketing Association

The Web Marketing Association started in 1997, organizes website award competitions to promote excellence in the web development industry and inspire innovation, higher standards among online advertisers, and better products and services for consumers. Its annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards is the first industry based competition that focuses solely on online advertising. Contestants are judged by their use of the advertising medium, impact, innovation, design, copywriting, creativity, and memorability of their campaigns.

Nicholas Parmelee
The Hubbell Group, Inc.