June 4, 2015, XOJET, Inc., a leader in on-demand private jet charter services, is now the official private aviation service partner for the Golden State Warriors. Now the third largest company in North America, XOJET is the first private jet company to partner with the Warriors, and will focus on bringing its industry leading, world-class luxury services and VIP benefits to season ticket holders. This announcement follows the Warriors’ 4-1 series win against the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference Finals, advancing the Warriors to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years, beginning June 4.
“As a San Francisco-based company, we’re proud to partner with the Golden State Warriors, who have brought so much vitality and pride to the region this season,” said XOJET Chief Marketing Officer Shari Jones. “As we continue to expand our lifestyle perks for our clients, a professional sports collaboration is the next logical partnership and we’re excited to launch this journey with our hometown team and extend our reach on a local level.”
As part of the partnership, XOJET will have an onsite presence with branding inside Oracle Arena in addition to providing donations to the Warriors Community Foundation, which supports local youth development efforts, with a focus on improving education for underserved youth in Alameda and San Francisco Counties.
Additionally, to celebrate the Warriors advancement into the NBA Finals, XOJET will be offering exclusive rates between the San Francisco – Bay Area and Cleveland, onboard the largest super mid-size fleet of Challenger 300 and Citation X Wi-Fi-equipped private jets in the industry.
“We are focused on partnering with best-in-class companies, and XOJET being a leading provider of private aviation services and a member of the TPG Companies is a great addition to our lineup of current partners,” said Warriors Chief Marketing Officer Chip Bowers. “We are looking forward to working with XOJET and extending our reach to the TPG family.”
This partnership adds to XOJET’s strong roster of lifestyle offerings which include key partners in the travel, hospitality and security verticals. Current partners include luxury adventure travel provider, Butterfield & Robinson, concierge services to the country’s biggest events with Element Lifestyle and Gavin De Becker & Associates, security services, while bolstering long-standing relationships with Yellowstone Club/Discovery Land Company and Creative Artists Agency (CAA).
XOJET, a TPG portfolio company founded in 2006, has become the industry’s premier private aviation services company, serving more than 5,000 clients worldwide. Our unique business model combines the flexibility of on-demand flying with a world-class service and operations infrastructure that is dedicated to providing the highest levels of client service at every point of their travel experience. We create custom flight solutions for businesses and individuals, with a focus on serving the most sophisticated private aviation flyers from finance, technology and entertainment sectors. XOJET’s commitment to safety leadership has earned the highest safety ratings in the industry. XOJET is the only business aviation provider to rank either #1 or #2 in all twelve ARG/US Platinum safety-rating categories. XOJET is the first and only private aviation operator to enable its entire fleet of Citation X and Challenger 300 jets with complimentary in-flight Wi-Fi Internet connectivity. XOJET is also an active member of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) Presidents Council. For more information, please visit www.xojet.com.
About Golden State Warriors
The Golden State Warriors organization, currently in its 69th year of operation, is a charter member of the National Basketball Association. Founded in 1946, the Warriors called the city of Philadelphia home for 16 memorable years before moving to the West Coast in 1962 to become the San Francisco Warriors and ultimately, in 1971, the Golden State Warriors when the team moved across the Bay to its current home in Oakland. The team’s storied history includes three NBA Championships, six of the NBA’s 50 Greatest Players and 26 members of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. For more information on the Golden State Warriors, log on to www.warriors.com.