“"I've got a list of corporations that have gotten out of their airplanes [because of criticism from politicians]. It is the stupidest thing I've ever seen. When you look at the time and cost savings; it does not make sense not to fly [privately]. You can't let public perception interfere with your business decision to fly. It either is a good business decision or it isn't."”
Marquis Jet Founder Resigns from NetJets
Dichter, the founder and former CEO of jet-card company Marquis Jet, has resigned as vice chairman of NetJets. He will continue to serve in an advisory capacity at NetJets for the next year, focusing on the company's branding, product development and owner engagement. Dichter said he wants to return to his first love of being an entrepreneur and focus on building the next "game-changer." He founded Marquis Jet in 2001 and sold the firm to NetJets in 2010.