DayJet Founder Iacobucci Loses Battle with Cancer

AINalerts » June 27, 2013
June 27, 2013, 2:05 PM

DayJet founder Ed Iacobucci died last Friday after a 16-month battle with pancreatic cancer. After he left Citrix Systems, the software maker that he co-founded, in the early 2000s, Iacobucci started laying the groundwork for per-seat, on-demand charter operator DayJet and placed an order for 239 Eclipse 500s in May 2005. DayJet started operations in October 2007 but ceased flying 11 months later. While DayJet is no longer, the Astro software Iacobucci developed to optimize the company’s flights in real-time still lives on and is being licensed to aircraft fleet operators by Seattle-based BoldIQ.

FILED UNDER: 
Share this...

Please Register

In order to leave comments you will now need to be a registered user. This change in policy is to protect our site from an increased number of spam comments. Additionally, in the near future you will be able to better manage your AIN subscriptions via this registration system. If you already have an account, click here to log in. Otherwise, click here to register.

 
X