““When I made the film The Invention of Lying, they gave me a private jet for getting back and forth between New York and London. I thought, ‘I will never use it’ but I ended up using it every weekend. You turn up, right, and the airport is completely empty. I mean, there’s just someone at the desk and then the pilot, who says, ‘Are you ready to go?’ and you say, ‘Don’t you want to see my passport?’ and he goes, ‘Oh yeah, I suppose I’d better.’” ”
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.