LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jet Edge International, the fastest-growing large cabin aircraft management and charter company in the U.S., has announced the addition of a Los Angeles-based Gulfstream IV aircraft (N144PK) to the fleet. This new addition will enhance the current Jet Edge charter fleet, which now totals 19 Gulfstream aircraft worldwide.
“Jet Edge is extremely pleased to add another west coast-based GIV aircraft to our fleet,” said Bill Papariella, president of Jet Edge International. “Our fleet growth is a testament to our seasoned operational team, excellent safety systems and internal sales culture. We’re proud to provide our clients with one of the largest charter fleets of well-appointed Gulfstream aircraft in the world.”
The new GIV has 15 seats and includes a large aft lavatory, a comprehensive full-sized aft galley, forward lavatory and an entertainment system featuring VCR/DVD and CD. The Jet Edge charter fleet consists of GV, G450, GIVSP, GIV, GIII and G200 large cabin aircraft located within the United States and China. Over the next 18 months, Jet Edge has firm deliveries on eight additional aircraft, which include G280s, G550s and G650s. Two more aircraft are due to arrive by August 2013.
“Our mission since acquiring the company in August 2011 has been to build a sold operational platform, which allows us to provide a safe, reliable and charter-friendly fleet of large cabin aircraft in strategic locations across the globe,” said Papariella. “Our operational and maintenance support teams have executed our goals flawlessly. By sticking to our model of ‘like aircraft,’ it provides our customers and our third party sales partners network with reliability, mechanical recovery and ease of booking, while our owners receive unique charter revenue opportunities, as well as lower fixed vendor costs unlike those available with traditional home based aircraft operators.”
About Jet Edge International
Jet Edge International, a Bard Capital company, has quickly become a leader in private aviation and one of the fastest-growing full-service, integrated large cabin jet management and service companies in the world. Jet Edge International offers individuals and companies 365-day-a-year guaranteed access to one of the most diverse and state-of-the-art large cabin and super midsize jet fleets in the world, with unparalleled and award-winning safety programs. Jet Edge International also offers aircraft management, charter management, on-demand charter, aircraft acquisition and sales, and maintenance services. The Jet Edge leadership team’s aviation expertise spans flight operations, charter management, aircraft sales, marketing and maintenance management. For more information on Jet Edge International, please visit www.flyjetedge.com.