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  • JetEight listed as Top 25 under 25 Entrepreneurs

    Onbeperkt privé vliegen voor een vast bedrag per maand, tegen een tarief dat kan concurreren met business class. `het 'all you can fly'-aanbod van JetEight klinkt goed. Oprichter Ruben Portz wil de zakelijke markt openbreken door de vraag van reizigers op bepaalde routes te verbinden met het aanbod van de exploitanten van private jets. Zo verlaagt de jonge ondernemer de kosten per stoel en maakt hij de voordelen van privévluchten (vooral: minder wachten en gedoe) toegankelijker voor een groter publiek.

  • This Berlin-based startup founded by a young Dutchman wants to become the “Uber for private jets”

    Perhaps the elevator pitch “Uber for private jets” sounds vaguely familiar? Sure it does, as Dutch startup Jetwise went bankrupt both epically and publicly not long ago. Now, a young Dutchman named Ruben Portz is flying into the same space, with his Berlin-based startup JetEight. They quite recently joined the Startupbootcamp Smart Transport and Energy accelerator program. An interview with Founder and Managing Director, Portz.

  • JetEight as speakers of the 2017 DigitalFuture Summit

    We proudly announce Ruben Portz and Lisa Makarova as speakers of the DigitalFuture Summit at ESMT Berlin 2017. Ruben and Lisa are the founders of JetEight, a start-up that aims to disrupt European private aviation market with its business model innovation. JetEight, the first membership airline in Germany, offers its members unlimited access to flights performed by its jet operating partners for one monthly fee. The company plans to launch its all-you-can-fly offer later this year.

  • Financiële impuls lonkt voor start-up JetEight

    BERLIJN - De Groningse start-up JetEight is geselecteerd voor het prestigieuze accelerator-programma van Startupbootcamp. Daardoor moet het bedrijf een laatste zetje krijgen om daadwerkelijk de lucht in te gaan. JetEight, dat werd opgericht door de 23-jarige Groningse ondernemer Ruben Portz, biedt een zogeheten all-you-can-fly concept. Daarmee kunnen deelnemers onbeperkt met privévliegtuigen tussen Europese bestemmingen vliegen.

  • “Weinig airlines sturen nog op de klanten” | Longread

    Businessclass reizen betekent in veel gevallen niet dat je slechts een kwartier voor vertrek op het vliegveld kunt aankomen en snel kunt doorlopen naar het vliegtuig. Bij de legacy carriers vervaagt de scheidslijn tussen business en economy. De start-up JetEight wil daar verandering in brengen. “De businessclass ...

  • JetEight pledges alternative to business class clients

    Berlin-based start-up JetEight is launching a subscription service in the third quarter of this year using small jets and turboprops on routes between Zurich, Frankfurt and Berlin and targeting business class airline customers. CEO Ruben Portz says he wants to offer better value to these passengers by reducing ...

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  • March 20, 2017– After several intense selection days, Berliner startup JetEight has been selected as one of the twelve start-ups to join the prestigious acceleration program of Startupbootcamp. “The all-you-can-fly subscription airline is set to launch later this year, and the program will be the ideal springboard to get the firm off the ground” says […]

  • January 17, 2017 – JetEight is a German travel club start-up that will come with an all-you-can-fly offer mid-2017. It claims to revolutionize the short-haul business class market. JetEight will use small private jets and is currently looking at connecting European business centers such as Berlin, Zurich, and Frankfurt. JetEight comes in response to the ever-longer […]

  • November 15, 2016 – JetEight is a German airline start-up that will come with an all-you-can-fly offer in 2017. It claims to revolutionize the short-haul business class market. The airline will use small private jets and is currently looking at the possibilities in connecting European business centers such as Berlin, Brussels, and Frankfurt. JetEight comes in […]