Video: Planet 9 Quintuples Fleet

Celebrating its fourth anniversary in business, Planet 9, a private jet management company and Part 135 charter operator based in Van Nuys, California, has shown how rapidly private air travel has been growing. Starting with a fleet of five aircraft, the company now manages a fleet of 25. Though it started out specializing in ultra-long-haul international trips, the pandemic caused a shift in focus to the explosive domestic market. Matt Walter, one of Planet 9’s founders and acting director of business development walks us through one of the newest additions to the Planet 9 fleet as the company continues to adapt to the everchanging marketplace.

Matthew Orloff

Based in Los Angeles, Matthew Orloff covers business aviation for Aviation Week Network.