Vista Global Holding (Vista), the world’s leading global private aviation group, provides a market update on its 2022 performance across the region, reflecting tremendous growth following landmark acquisitions and unprecedented demand from existing and new Members.
The Group continues to see strong growth across its subscription solutions and services, with revenue up over 50% against the same period 2021.
In 2022, Vista streamlined its global subscription offerings across both the VistaJet and XO brands, introducing the VistaJet VJ25 membership and XO Membership. The evolving portfolio of membership options ensures every private aviation client can find a simple, flexible, and secure solution for their flying needs.
Growth in Europe accounted for 50% of the YOY increase in the number of VistaJet flights, which was further driven largely through countries such as the UK, Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany and Ireland up 57%, 54%, 30%, 24%, 35% and 71%. Farnborough became the number two location for number of flights during the year globally, followed by Le Bourget, Luton and Nice.
The investment and expansion of the Vista Members’ fleet has been critical in meeting demand. Vista added 117 net aircraft in 2022, with 85 being added through the acquisition of Air Hamburg and Jet Edge, expanding scale in the Middle East, Europe and the US. The additional aircraft comprised of scheduled deliveries which included 11 ultra-premium Global 7500 jets, now at 18. To best service clients over the next decade, the Group continues its investment in an extensive refurbishment program across the fleet including the adoption of KU or KA band Wi-Fi on board all aircraft.
VistaJet and XO Members are now benefitting from access to the Vista Members’ fleet of over 360 aircraft, half of which are based throughout the region. Clients also have access to an additional 2,100 alliance aircraft, which are instantly bookable through XO’s advanced digital app.