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Watch Jump On take on the Dragons' Den (VIDEO)
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CBC Dragons' Den | Season 10 Episode 8
Roger and Sean Jewett from Calgary, AB, present their airplane sharing service in the Den.

 

Filling up seats (VIDEO)
Roger Jewett The Exchange

CBC The Exchange | July 25, 2016
Jump On Flyaways CEO Roger Jewett on NewLeaf's plan to let customers bid for unsold seats.

 

ULCCs continue to wrestle with launch issues
Skies Mag | September 13, 2016
Jump On Flyaways signed a deal in July to help lure passenger traffic to NewLeaf by offering an online system in which consumers bid for seats that would otherwise fly empty.

 

Top 10 Canadian Undiscovered Startups
Equidam | July 28, 2016
Jump On comes in at Number 3!

 

SeedUps Canada First Funded Company Partners with NewLeaf Airline
Crowdfund Insider | July 22, 2016
Jump On Flyways has inked a partnership with NewLeaf, a Canadian discount airline, a nice validation of their business.

 

NewLeaf just came up with a brilliant way to entice travellers (VIDEO)
The Loop | July 21, 2016
Get ready to save some cash.

 

New discount airline offering chance to bid on seats (VIDEO)
CTV News | July 20, 2016
Discount airline NewLeaf is offering passengers the chance to bid on unfilled airline seats

 

NewLeaf discount airline partners with Jump On Flyaways to collect bids on unsold seats
Financial Post | July 20, 2016 
NewLeaf says the idea is part of a partnership with Calgary-based company Jump On Flyaways.

 

NewLeaf discount airline to let cutomers bid on seats
Yahoo Finance | July 20, 2016
Canada's newest discount airline says it will let travellers bid on unsold seats

 

NewLeaf airline to let passengers bid on unsold seats
Toronto Sun | July 20, 2016 
Canada’s newest discount airline says it will let travellers bid on unsold seats.

 

Low-cost airline NewLeaf strikes deal to offer even lower fares
Winnipeg Free Press | July 19, 2016
Winnipeg-based carrier first to sign on with online bidding platform Jump On Flyaways

 

NewLeaf adds new destination and online flight bidding service
Global News | July 18, 2016 
NewLeaf annouced it is partnering with Calgary company, Jump On Flyaways, to offer travelers a chance to bid on unsold seats.

 

NewLeaf airline partners with company that allows bids on seats
Metro | July 19, 2016 
Travellers will be able to bid for unsold seats on NewLeaf's 11 routes in Canada.

 

How do you engage staff and clients to find new business ideas?
Calgary Herald | March 17, 2016 
Calgary entrepreneurs discuss their secret weapons for sales.

 

In Calgary's bust, some businesses bloom
Globe and Mail | March 8, 2016 
The slide in oil prices has...benefited Roger Jewett, founder and CEO of Jump On Flyaways, a Calgary-based airplane-sharing service that provides a cheaper alternative to standard flights.

 

2015

Flying Fans (VIDEO)
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CTV Calgary | April 20, 2015
Roger and Sean discuss Jump On's Fan Flights with CTV's Courtney Ketchen.

 

"C of Red" heads off to Vancouver (VIDEO)
Global News | April 17, 2015 
Calgary Flames fans are getting fired up after a big game 1 victory and now they’re flocking to Vancouver to support them team in Game 2.

 

Price to see Flames in Vancouver could be pricey (VIDEO)
Global News | April 14, 2015 
The Flames are already in Vancouver, and many fans are hoping to make it there as well. Even with some deals on flights getting to the game in Vancouver could be pricey.

 

Flames fans ramp up sea of red for playoffs (VIDEO)
CTV Calgary | April 14, 2015
Jump On Flyaways, a crowd-funded enterprise using oil patch charter planes, is offering a flight to Vancouver for game two.

 

How Jump On Flyaways aims to be the Uber of the skies
Financial Post | March 27, 2015 
The collapse in crude prices has meant less demand for the charter airlines that ferry workers back and forth from the oil patch, but a Calgary entrepreneur has come up with an unusual way to make the most of the idle planes: share them.

 

Jump On Flyaways taking advantage of oilpatch slowdown to offer more discount flights
Calgary Herald | March 10, 2015 
A slowdown in the oilpatch is creating opportunity for a Calgary company that takes advantage of idled charter aircraft to offer discounted flights to leisure travellers.

 

Lull in Alberta oil patch frees up charter jets for discounted flights
The Globe and Mail | March 2, 2015 
A slowdown in demand for charter flights in Alberta’s oil patch has freed up planes for a marketing company to resume Calgary-Vancouver trips and introduce discount rides on the Calgary-Toronto route.

 

Jump On announces increased access to charter aircraft
Wire Service | February 17, 2015 
Slow down in Alberta's oil & gas industry means greater availability of charter jets for Jump On flights.

 

Jump On Flyaways flight-sharing website helps to chop costs
Georgia Straight | January 7, 2015 
Jump On Flyaways website will enable users to crowd-source charter flights.

 

2014

Capital Ideas: Jump On CEO Roger Jewett
Calgary Herald | October 16, 2014 
Featured Quote: Jump On's CEO Roger Jewett shares his favourite business wisdom.

Jump On: Calgary's New Discount Charter Airline Service
KelownaNow | October 1, 2014 
A Calgary based tour company has launched a creative and unique way for Canadians to travel in the western part of the country.

Jump On Flyaways (VIDEO)
Shaw Tv

Shaw TV Calgary | Sept 18, 2014 
A local company called Jump On Flyaways is giving Calgarians the chance to travel on the cheap. The concept is simple, but you must be a flexible traveler.

Informed Traveler - Jump On (AUDIO)
National Travel Radio | August 24, 2014 
Jump On is something entirely new in the travel industry. It uses the power of online group buying to ensure a win-win situation for both the industry and travelers. The bottom line is that charter airlines keep their planes busy and customers get convenient weekend getaways at a great price.

Jump On Flyaways Unveils Plans For Fall Schedule 
Hello West Travel | July 28, 2014 
Flights planned from Calgary to Vancouver, Kelowna, Las Vegas and more.

Jump On announces Vancouver - Calgary 'One Ways' Flight Series
Hello West Travel | June 16, 2014 
New flight series offers passengers one-way or YVR-YYC return flights on Aug. 1, 5 & 8

Startup of the Week - Jump On Flyaways
Calgary Herald | May 28, 2014 
This week we talked to Roger Jewett, founder of Jump On Flyaways an online platform that offers discounted weekend fares on direct flights from idle aircrafts of charter airlines.

Meet first 'ordinary investor' to buy stake in a company online
Globe and Mail | May 9, 2014 
"When I saw I was able to invest in Jump On Flyaways through SeedUps, it was a very easy decision for me."

Fly like the jet set
Fly like the jet set.ashxCPA Magazine | May 7, 2014 
Calgary-based accountant and entrepreneur Roger Jewett is the CEO of Jump On Flyaways, a new tour company that contracts idle jets from charter airlines to offer high-flying weekend getaways at reduced prices.

Jump On partners with Terry David Mulligan for Naramata tour
Hello West Travel | May 4, 2014 
Food, wine & travel personality to design weekend wine tasting tours beginning with BC's Naramata Bench in June

Will Calgarians 'jump on' chance to invest in discount flight service? (VIDEO)
Jewett CTVCTV Calgary | April 24, 2014 
CEO of a Calgary-based company believes his business is the first in North America to sell stock through crowdfunding.

Kickstarter meets Bay Street: Selling shares through crowdfunding (AUDIO)
CBC Radio - The Current | April 10, 2014 
Earlier this month, it (Jump On) became the first company in Canada to offer shares through a crowdfunding portal.

Jump On Flyaways Introduces Direct Calgary-Penticton Service
Hello West Travel | March 24, 2014 
Package includes accommodations & wine tastings at Naramata Bench.

FLY from Calgary to Penticton
Penticton and South Okanagan News | March 14, 2014 
The CEO for Jump on Flyaways hopes to soon offer weekend flights between Calgary and Penticton.

New flight service set to land in Penticton (AUDIO)
CBC Daybreak South | March 10, 2014 
A Calgary based company is looking to fly into the south Okanagan city by using planes that are under utilized flying into the oil patch.

New Airline Service (VIDEO)
Screen Shot 2014 03 10 at 11.12.36 AMCTV Edmonton | March 6, 2014 
A new airline service is taking off from Edmonton and it says it will offer cheaper direct flights to destinations.

Roger Jewett: Calgary's not-so-frequent Flyer
007 Verbatim storyAlberta Venture | March 6, 2014 
How one entrepreneur is giving new meaning to the idea of a seat sale.

Headed to Vancouver for the weekend? Jump On a cheap flight
2Edmonton Journal | March 6, 2014 
Calgary's Jump On Flyaways is offering Edmontonians a new weekend getaway at discounted rates, but the flight only leaves if 80 per cent of the plane’s seats are sold.

Possible air link to Calgary
Penticton Herald | March 6, 2014 
Penticton may soon get its long-desired air link with Calgary - but only on occasional weekends.

Airline plans to connect Penticton to Calgary
Penticton Western News | March 6, 2014 
An innovative startup says they want to fly tourists directly to the South Okanagan from Calgary.

Jump On Offers Edmonton Travellers New Weekend Getaway
Hello West Travel | March 5, 2014 
Edmonton to Vancouver trip runs Apr. 18-20.

Jump On Flyaways Unveils New Phoenix Package
Hello West Travel | January 30, 2014 
Weekend getaway includes return flight from Calgary to Phoenix Mar. 13-16, box seats to see the Flames play the Coyotes.

Jump On Flyaways was recently honoured at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Week Awards
Alberta Venture | January 2, 2014
Jump On is a website that uses “the power of online group buying to ensure a win-win situation” for the aviation industry and customers alike.

New Calgary airline offers on-demand charter flights
Globe and Mail | December 2, 2013 
CEO Roger Jewett speaks with reporter Ivor Tossell about Jump On Flyaways' unique business model.

Jump On Flyaways Wins Calgary Chamber of Commerce Award
Hello West Travel | October 28, 2013 
Tour company wins Innovation Award; named finalist for Calgary Small Business of the Year Award.

Village Brewery taps big award
Calgary Herald | October 25, 2013
Jump On mentioned as a finalist for the Calgary Small Business of the Year Award and also as a winner of the Innovation Award.

Jump On looks towards Revelstoke
Revelstoke Times Review | October 11, 2013 
Revelstoke Times Review speakes with Marketing and Biz Development guru Jean Marc La Flamme about bringing Jump On to Revelstoke.

Chamber selects finalists for Small Business Week Awards
Calgary Herald | October 2, 2013 
Jump On shortlsted as a finalist for Calgary Chamber of Commerce Small Business Innovation Award.

Jump-On Flyaways' Concept Takes Flight
Hello West Travel | August 28, 2013
HelloWestTravel.com catches up with CEO Roger Jewett to hear about upcoming plans.

New charter company offers cheaper way to fly
660 News | July 24, 2013
660 News talks to Jump On Flyaways CEO Roger Jewett about the first Jump On Sell Off Event.

Jump On Flyaways' First Flight To Las Vegas Is A Go
Hello West Travel | April 9, 2013
HelloWestTravel.com talks to Jump On Flyaways CEO Roger Jewett about the first flight announced as a GO!!

Calgary Tour Company Invites Agents to 'Jump On'
Hello West Travel | March 28, 2013
HelloWestTravel.com talks to Jump On Flyaways CEO Roger Jewett about new start-up travel business and partnership with Enerjet.

New 'group buy' flight site makes weekend getaways easy, but will travellers get on board?
Global News | March 27, 2013
A new tour company is hedging its bets, hoping those looking for a quick getaway will fill up its charter flights bound for Sin City.

Jump On a quick vacation
Calgary Herald | March 22, 2013
Group-buying power makes for cheap flights.

Group buying for charter flights (AUDIO)
Calgary Eyeopener | Mar 19, 2013
Jump On is a new Calgary company which is taking a "group buying" approach to charter flights. We talk to the company's CEO, Roger Jewett, about the idea.

GoJumpOn | A Groupon site for airfares, debuts in Calgary
YYC Deals | March 7th 2013
Chris Myden profiles Jump On's concept.

Jump On Flyaways, Calgary-Based Airline To Launch On-Demand Charter Service
The Huffington Post Alberta | Feb 28, 2013
A new air travel initiative will see jetliners currently sitting idle, after ferrying labour to and from the oilsands during the week, offering a cheap, on-demand international flying option on the weekends.

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