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Key Air Restores Full Maintenance Capabilities Expanding Aircraft Management Services

Key Air’s Maintenance Department is set to return to its full-service model effective April 1, 2015.   Plans are underway to restore our full maintenance capabilities to perform on-site maintenance and repair services in addition to the department’s current oversight, planning, scheduling and coordination of maintenance events and repairs.  With the return of our full capabilities, we will be phasing out our alliance with Pentastar Aviation, who currently service our managed aircraft fleet, as we begin to perform these functions in-house.  To support  Key Air’s managed aircraft fleet and extend services to tenant aircraft based at our Waterbury-Oxford Airport location, Key Air will be hiring additional highly skilled and experienced maintenance professionals.

Aircraft Management Maintenance Services

Tony Ryan, Key Air’s Newest Mechanic/Technician

Meet Tony Ryan, our newest addition to the Maintenance Department.  Tony brings a great deal of maintenance experience to Key Air.  Formerly with Pentastar Aviation for the past 15 years, he served as their Maintenance Manager in charge of setting up and running their 145 repair station at OXC.  With that facility closing, we are pleased to have Tony stay on to join our team.  His maintenance experience encompasses various aircraft types from Gulfstreams, Falcons and Challengers to Hawkers, Lears and Citations.  He has also maintained many of our own managed aircraft. Tony is a licensed A&P Mechanic and is Hazmat trained.

Tony attended Southwestern Michigan College where he earned his Airframe and Powerplant Rating Certificate.  He joins the Maintenance Department as a senior mechanic/technician.

For information on Key Air’s Aircraft Management Services, contact us at Contact@KeyAir.com or at 855.960.5299.

To reach the Maintenance Department, dial 888.539.2471 ext. 0.

Empty Leg and One-Way Charter Availability

Key Air Marketplace

Featuring Key Air’s Weekly Empty Leg and One-Way Jet Charter Availability

This week’s charter marketplace offers one-way availability on the pristine 10 passenger Falcon 2000LX from White Plains, NY to the Bahamas (March 13-15).  Contact our team for details on this beautiful Wi-Fi enabled aircraft or request a Free quote.

Featured Aircraft

The 10 Passenger Falcon 2000LX with Wi-Fi
available out of the Northeast – March 17th-31st

Falcon Jet Charter

For more empty leg and one-way charter opportunities, please visit our empty leg site page regularly.  We will be happy to provide you a quote for any other one-way or multi-leg missions that you may have.  Please send us your requests.  As always, any featured aircraft are based on availability and are only a phone call away.

Contact Charter Sales today for a quote at 888.539.0762.

Key Air Welcomes Its Newest Charter Professional

Private Jet Charter Sales

Charlene Brett – Dixon, Key Air’s New York Based Charter Sales Representative

Meet Charlene Brett-Dixon, the newest private jet charter sales professional to join Key Air.

Best known as Charlene Brett in the industry, Charlene joins Key Air with more than 22 years of aviation experience!  As a career charter sales professional, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to complement our own charter sales team. As a former Director of Road Show Services for a prior charter company, she handled Wall Street accounts and IPOs of Fortune 500 companies. Her extensive experience working with retail clients as well as wholesale brokers and operators will be beneficial to the team and company and a whole.

“We could not be more excited about the growth that Key Air is experiencing,” commented Ron Muller, Key Air’s V.P. National Sales.  “It has allowed us to attract and hire the caliber of aviation professional which Charlene Brett is recognized for in the industry.  Her experience, dedication and commitment to client satisfaction will be an asset to the charter team as we continue to build upon our client base.”

Charlene’s previous experience extends to managing the Charter Sales department for another operator with multiple charter aircraft in their fleet.  She also served as their Drug and Alcohol Program Manager.

As an avid animal lover, Charlene is a licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator and shares her home with her new husband and their numerous pets ranging from various types of birds and reptiles to squirrels and raccoons.

To reach Charlene directly, call 201.819.2563.

Key Air Welcomes Gulfstream’s G650ER to its Managed Aircraft Fleet

Key Air recently welcomed its newest managed aircraft  – the Gulfstream G650ER!  This prestigious aircraft is one of three ultra-long-range business jets to join Key Air’s managed aircraft fleet under its new leadership team.

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Key Air’s Newest Managed Aircraft – the Gulfstream G650ER

Prominently regarded as the largest and fastest business jet, Gulfstream’s newest flagship, the G650ER also extends the nonstop reach of the industry’s highest performance long-range business aircraft.  Flying at a top speed of Mach 0.90, the G650ER can easily carry eight passengers 7,365 statute miles nonstop.  Key Air is one of only two aircraft management companies in the U.S. to operate this high-performance aircraft.  The G650ER joins the company’s growing fleet of midsize to ultra-long-range managed aircraft.

Key Air Adds Gulfstream IVSP and Falcon 2000LX to its Fleet Expanding Private Jet Charter Services and Availability

The Gulfstream IVSP and Falcon 2000LX are great additions to Key Air’s impressive fleet of charter aircraft and will allow for greater availability to meet our clients’ ever increasing charter demand needs.  These two pristine long-range aircraft based in the Northeast, can easily travel non-stop across the country or across continents.

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Key Air’s Gulfstream IVSP Charter Aircraft

The newly refurbished Gulfstream IVSP is Wi-Fi enabled and seats up to 14 passengers comfortably in its spacious cabin configuration. It features deluxe amenities that include a fully equipped galley with a microwave oven and a convection oven, two separate and enclosed lavatories, an entertainment system with DVD/CD Players, three individual large-screen monitors as well as berthable seating for restful travel.

 

Falcon Jet Charter

Key Air’s Falcon 2000LX Charter Aircraft

The 2008 Falcon 2000LX is also Wi-Fi enabled and offers a cabin configuration to seat up to 10 passengers comfortably. It too features deluxe amenities including a coffee and espresso maker, microwave oven and convection oven in its fully-equipped galley.  A wide-screen monitor and eight individual monitors along with a DVD Player, CD Player and headsets complete the entertainment system on board. A separate and enclosed aft lavatory offers travelers convenience and privacy while berthable seating ensure restful sleep when needed.

 

Both aircraft are available for charter either round-trip or one-way.  Contact our team of charter professionals for availability or to request a quote at 888.539.0762 or at Retail@KeyAir.com.

Key Air Supports NATA’s Efforts With the Veterans Airlift Command

Key Air President and CEO, Greg Kinsella and Master Sergeant Cedric King at the Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington, DC.

Key Air President and CEO, Greg Kinsella and Master Sergeant Cedric King at the Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington, DC.

 

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Master Sergeant King on his Segs4Vets Segway.

Key Air President and CEO, Greg Kinsella recently visited Walter Reed Medical Center and presented wounded veteran Master Sergeant Cedric King with a model replica of a Gulfstream 650 in conjunction with the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) and its support of the Veterans Airlift Command (VAC) Organization.  The Veterans Airlift Command is a charitable organization that provides free air transportation to wounded warriors, veterans, and their families for medical and other compassionate purposes through a network of volunteer aircraft owners and pilots.

As the keynote speaker during NATA’s BBQ Dinner and Raffle at their Air Charter Summit event held in June near Washington, DC, Mr. King raised awareness about the VAC and gave a moving presentation that included how the VAC has aided in his recovery.  Wounded by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) during his tour of duty, Mr. King lost both legs above the knees and is now walking by use of his new ‘bionic legs’.  Truly an inspiration to all wounded veterans, Mr. King plans to attend Duke University to pursue a JD/MBA Law Degree and will be participating in a two month long jog from Washington, DC to his home state of North Carolina.

NATA Reps Amy Koranda (left) and Amy Hornaday (right) with Master Sergeant King.

 

Through the generosity of the Summit participants, NATA’s raffle event raised nearly $50,000 in support of the VAC, more than twice the amount as raised in 2013. Key Air was proud to be amongst those who participated in this most worthy cause.

Key Air Adds a Falcon Jet 900EX EASy to its Private Jet Charter Fleet

Now available for charter.  The sleek Falcon Jet 900EX EASy offers luxury and comfort in its spacious accommodations.  Free domestic Wi-Fi connectivity, satellite phone, and an entertainment system complete with widescreen and individual monitors, two DVD players, headphones and multiple iPads with Segate hard drives for enjoying movies are standard for this custom aircraft.  Additional features include a fully equipped forward custom galley with microwave and convection ovens and an espresso maker and two separate and enclosed lavatories. With berthable seating for up to 6 passengers, the Falcon Jet 900EX EASy delivers comfort and luxury and is a superb addition to Key Air’s wide variety of charter aircraft in demand.

 

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Falcon Jet 900EX EASy – Key Air’s Newest Charter Aircraft

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Contact our team of charter sales professional to learn more about this beautifully appointed large cabin aircraft at Retail@KeyAir.com or at 888.539.0762.

Key Air to Host Private Jet Static Event in White Plains, NY (HPN)

Key Air will be hosting an aircraft static event on Wednesday, February 12th in the Landmark West hangar at the Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, NY from 4:00pm – 7:00pm.  The static will feature a sampling of Key Air’s managed fleet available for charter, which includes the ultra long-range, large cabin Falcon 900EX and Falcon 900C, the spacious midsize Hawker 800XP and efficient light cabin Learjet 45XR.*  Rounding out the display will be the Sikorsky S-76 helicopter, courtesy of sponsoring New York based executive helicopter company, Associated Aircraft Group (AAG).

The reception, to be held inside the hangar throughout the event, is sponsored and provided by 121 In-flight Catering; part of the 121 Group servicing the NY, NJ and CT area airports.

There is no cost to attend this open event.  An RSVP is appreciated and requested as Landmark is a secure facility and access is limited.  Please contact Marketing@KeyAir.com or call 203.575.4416 to be placed on the guest list.  Private showings are available upon request.

Key Air Adds Falcon Jet 900C to Charter Fleet Expanding Services to the Greater Washington, DC Region

The Virginia based Falcon Jet 900C is a great addition to Key Air’s managed fleet of charter aircraft.  DCA approved, this well-appointed 12 passenger aircraft will serve Key Air’s newest market in the Washington, DC and Mid-Atlantic region.  In addition to offering Free domestic Wi-Fi connectivity, the Falcon Jet 900C features impressive amenities including a satellite phone, iPhone/iPad/iPod docking stations, wide-screen and multiple individual portable monitors, DVD & CD players, two separate lavatories, fully equipped galley with microwave and two toaster ovens, luxurious plush leather seating, berthable seating for five plus more.

Click here to view the aircraft video and experience the Falcon Jet 900C.

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Key Air’s Virginia Based Falcon Jet 900C – Now Available for Charter

Contact us to get more information about the Falcon Jet 900C or any of our other wide-variety of charter aircraft available at Charter@Keyair.com or at 888.539.2471.

Key Air Expands its Jet Charter Sales Team in NY and NJ

Nazee Sajedi, Charter Sales Professional based in Teterboro, NJ

Nazee Sajedi, Charter Sales Professional based in Teterboro, NJ

Key Air welcomes its newest Charter Sales team members!

Meet Nazee Sajedi, Key Air’s newest private jet charter sales professional.  She joins the team based at the Teterboro Airport in New Jersey. 

As a certified private pilot, Nazee turned her passion for aviation into a successful career within the industry.  She honed her skills in developing client relationships in her earlier role as a Client Services professional.  Prior to joining the Key Air team, she was a Revenue Manager for another charter operator successfully increasing their sales revenue and client retention.  

Nazee is a graduate of San Jose State University in San Jose, California.  She has a degree in Aviation Operatons and Management.

Nazee is a great addition to our New Jersey team!  Her aviation knowledge and experience coupled with her skills in providing clients with personalized care and support will be a valuable asset to us and our commitment to exemplary customer service.   

 

Ron Muller, V.P. National Sales

Ron Muller, V.P. National Sales based iin New York

Meet Ron Muller, Key Air’s New York based charter sales professional.

With over 15 years of aviation experience and a proven track record of success in charter sales, Ron will prove instrumental in increasing sales on our growing charter fleet.  Formerly the Director of Charter Sales for an established  management and  charter company, he was instrumental in managing their day-to-day operations. His vast experience within  the charter industry and in providing exceptional customer service resound his continued success. 

Ron is a Dowling College graduate from Oakdale, New York.  He earned his degree inAeronautics and Management. 

Ron’s dedication to providing personalized charter solutions and delivering world-class client service is unmatched and invaluable!  We are excited to attract professionals of this level to our team.

To reach Nazee directly, call 203.575.4676.    
To reach Ron directly, call 203.575.4451.