In March 2011, Luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent, and Flexjet, a leader in business aviation solutions announced an exclusive marketing alliance to provide value and unique benefits to one another’s customers. Flexjet customers will be entitled to receive Marco Polo Club benefits, including complimentary access to Abercrombie & Kent’s Private Travel experts to plan dream vacations, while Abercrombie & Kent’s Marco Polo Club members will receive generous benefits when purchasing Flexjet fractional shares or jet cards.
Bombardier business jet on air
Flexjet’s president Fred Reid has said that dedication to providing exceptional travel opportunities for its customers is what has attracted them to Abercrombie & Kent. Abercrombie & Kent has for the nearly 50 years, been creating once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences and are recognized as one of the world’s most respected luxury-travel operators. Flexjet further said that they are thrilled to provide customers with the opportunity to fulfill their own travel dreams with such a trusted partner.”
The new alliance gives Marco Polo Club members, Abercrombie & Kent’s most frequent travelers, benefits on Flexjet fractional purchases or jet cards. Flexjet fractional customers will be treated to a three-year Marco Polo Club membership and customized itineraries to coincide with the use of their private jet. Jet Card customers will receive a complimentary one-year membership to the Marco Polo Club, which is currently not available to the public.
Geoffrey Kent, Founder and Executive chairman, Abercrombie & Kent mentioned that that his company continue to seek and pioneer new ways of exploring the globe and admire this same ambition in Flexjet. He reiterated that A&K is pleased to be forging this relationship with a top aviation solutions provider that is also known for setting industry standards and look forward to introducing its customers to some of our favorite hidden corners of the world.
Abercrombie & Kent was established in Kenya in 1962 as a safari outfitter, It’s unparalleled travel and tour operations now extend around the globe to more than one hundred countries on all seven continents. Abercrombie&Kent is the choice of travel professionals, voted “Best Luxury Tour Operator – International” by Travel Weekly, “Best Luxury Tour Operator” by Luxury Travel Advisor, “Best Worldwide Tour Operator” by Porthole, and “Best Tour Operator Africa/Middle East” by TravelAge West, Recommend and Vacation Agent.
Established in 1995, Flexjet is a division of Bombardier, offering access to a full portfolio of aviation solutions including fractional jet ownership, jet cards and charter brokerage services. The company manages the largest fractional fleet of Bombardier business aircraft anywhere in the world, made up exclusively of high-performance Learjet and Challenger aircraft. Flexjet company has the distinction of being the first and only fractional program manager to earn the Industry Audit Standard (IAS) registration from the Air Charter Safety Foundation.