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VistaJet Partners With Christie's for the Global Tour of The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller


The sale will be the most significant philanthropic auction ever presented

LONDON, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VistaJet, the first and only global private aviation company, announces today its worldwide sponsorship of the exhibition and tour of The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, the most significant auction entirely dedicated to raising funds for philanthropic causes.  The sale, consisting of numerous categories, will be conducted by Christie's, the world's leading art business, and will include a highlights exhibition tour in Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles and New York.

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"We are excited and honored to partner with Christie's to present to the world the spectacular exhibition and world tour of The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller," said Thomas Flohr, Founder and Chairman of VistaJet.  "Since I founded the company in 2004, art and philanthropy have always had a significant role, as passions we share with many of our clients. Offering curated experiences - in the areas of art and design, hospitality, travel and culture - is a cornerstone of the VistaJet brand, and the sponsorship of such an important collection is a way for VistaJet to support not only the arts, but David and Peggy Rockefeller's philanthropic endeavors."

The highlights from this collection will be unveiled for the first time in Hong Kong on November 24, marking the start of a global tour for the world's top art collectors, in addition to the general public. After Hong Kong, the exhibition will travel to Christie's flagship locations in London, Los Angeles and New York, revealing new elements of this multi-category collection with each stop.  VistaJet will host an exclusive program of client events including rare experiences, art forums and a lecture series. The global tour will culminate in the auction of the collection at Christie's Rockefeller Center Galleries in New York in Spring 2018.

To further enrich the global exhibition tour, VistaJet has created three exclusive experiences for VistaJet and Christie's clients.  The World of Art Experience  will offer customers the opportunity to travel to all four of The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller exhibitions in Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles and New York on-board VistaJet for a private tour at each location. By booking this multi-leg journey, VistaJet will transport clients and their art at no additional cost on flights anytime, anywhere*. Your experience will also include a year-long membership** to The Cultivist, the global arts club.

Secondly,  The Direct Experience  will offer any guest flying with VistaJet to any of The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller exhibitions in Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles or New York, an invitation to receive a complimentary membership to VistaJet Direct worth $10,000. The Direct membership gives clients access to available VistaJet private flights at special rates from any mobile device, through the world's first end-to-end business jet app.

The third exclusive opportunity,  The Rockefeller  Experience , will allow up to 10 guests travelling with VistaJet on one of its 72 silver and red jets to New York, a rare opportunity for a behind the scenes discovery tour of the Rockefeller collection, before enjoying a multi-taste feast at an exclusive Upstate New York venue. Guests will then be invited for a personal tour of The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller exhibition in New York, and to join the live auction at Christie's New York with leading art experts.

Sales of The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller will be conducted in keeping with David Rockefeller's pledge to direct the majority of his wealth to philanthropy and provide for the cultural, educational, medical and environmental causes long supported by both David and Peggy Rockefeller. All the Estate proceeds will be donated to charities, directly benefiting the philanthropic missions that have been maintained by the family for decades.

Find more info on how to enjoy The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller with VistaJet at  

*  Insurance and transportation terms and conditions apply.
** Membership to The Cultivist upon application.

VistaJet Press Contacts: 
Global and EU: Jennifer Tyler | T: +44 203 617 3077 | M: +44 7834 335505 | 
Asia: Amy Yang | T: +852 2901 0502 | M: +852 9080 3985 | 
USA: Michael Salamanca | M: +1 917 755 3734 |  

Christie's Press Contacts: 
New York: Sara Fox | + 1 212 636 2680 | 
London: Hannah Schweiger | +44 207 389 2664 | 
Hong Kong: Lavina Chan | +852 2978 9919 | 
About VistaJet 
VistaJet is the first and only global aviation company. On its fleet of silver and red business jets, VistaJet has flown corporations, governments and private clients to 187 countries worldwide. Founded in 2004 by Thomas Flohr, the company pioneered an innovative business model where customers pay only for the hours they fly, free of the responsibilities and asset risks linked to aircraft ownership. VistaJet's signature Program service offers customers a bespoke subscription of flight hours on its fleet of mid and long-range jets, to fly them anywhere and at any time. More VistaJet information and news at

About Christie's 
Christie's, the world's leading art business, had global auction, private and digital sales in first half of 2017 that totalled £2.35 billion / $3 billion. Christie's is a name and place that speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service and expertise, as well as international glamour. Christie's offers around 350 auctions annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewellery, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more. Prices range from $200 to over $100 million. Christie's also has a long and successful history conducting private sales for its clients in all categories, with emphasis on Post-War & Contemporary, Impressionist & Modern, Old Masters and Jewellery. Alongside regular sales online, Christie's has a global presence in 46 countries, with 10 salerooms around the world including in London, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Dubai, Zürich, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. 

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