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

This week’s charter marketplace offers one-way availability on the 14 passenger Gulfstream IVSP from Ft. Lauderdale, FL to Teterboro, NJ (July 27-28).  Contact our team for details on this beautiful Wi-Fi enabled aircraft or request a no obligation quote.

Featured Aircraft

The 14 Passenger Gulfstream IVSP with Wi-Fi
FLL -TEB – June 27th-28th

Gulfstream IVSP Jet Charter

Key Air’s Gulfstream IVSP Charter Aircraft

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.

NBAA Regional Forum at TEB

Aviation Business Jets

NBAA Regional Forum at TEB – Static Display

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Regional Forum held at the Teterboro, NJ Airport (TEB) on June 26th was a big success for the local aviation community.  It gave the nearly 3,000 people in attendance a great opportunity to meet, network, socialize and support the aviation community.

Key Air was proud to be among the exhibitors participating at the event, alongside the 30+ aircraft on display.  Representatives from our Executive, Sales and Marketing teams were on-hand to meet and greet visitors to our booth display.  In addition, Key Air also sponsored the Aviation Professionals Sharing Information (APSI) Networking Cocktail Reception that followed the event.

Key Air at the NBAA Regional Forum at TEB

Alan DePeters, Key Air President and CEO greets visitors at the Regional Forum in TEB.

The NBAA Regional Forums are designed to bring together local business aircraft owners, operators, manufacturers, customers and other business aviation professionals to share knowledge, discuss issues affecting the region, and learn how business aviation can help companies succeed.

We would like to thank everyone who came by to visit us at our booth and meet our team.

Key Air Adds the Gulfstream G650ER to its Charter Certificate

Key Air recently announced the addition of the high-performance Gulfstream G650ER to its Part 135 Charter Certificate; denoting the company as the only operator worldwide to have this prestigious aircraft on its Operations Specifications (Ops Specs).

Gulfstream Jet Charter

Key Air’s Newest Part 135 Aircraft, the Gulfstream G650ER

With this newly added aircraft model to its Ops Specs, Key Air continues to expand the capabilities of its operations. Through the successful collaboration of its highly experienced Flight Operations team and fully operational Maintenance Department, Key Air’s infrastructure remains solid and prepared to support its growth potential.

The G650ER joins a list of ultra-long-range aircraft on Key Air’s charter certificate including the Global 5000, Gulfstream GV, G450 and GIVSPs. The impressive charter fleet also includes the Falcon 2000LX, 900EX, Challenger 604, Hawker 800XP and Learjet 45 aircraft.

For information about Key Air and its product offerings for customized Aircraft Management solutions and personalized Private Jet Charter services, please contact us at Contact@KeyAir.com or at 888.539.2471.

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.

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.

Gulfstream G650

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.

Gulfstream IVSP Jet Charter

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 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 Expands its Jet Charter Sales Team in NY

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

Ron Muller, V.P. National Sales

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

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 Ron directly, call 203.575.4451.

USAIG to Present Key Air with a Performance Vector Achievement Plaque at NBAA 2012

USAIG®, a leading provider of insurance to the aviation and aerospace industries, will be presenting their insured, Key Air, with a Performance Vector achievement plaque at the upcoming  65th NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention (October 30-November 1, 2012, Orlando, Florida.)  The presentation will take place at USAIG Booth No. 778 at 3:00 pm, Tuesday, October 30, 2012.  The plaque acknowledges Key Air’s completion of the 2012 Convergent Performance Human Factors webinar series. 

Performance Vector is available to any USAIG-insured operator of turbine-powered aircraft regardless of fleet size. Programs that satisfy multiple industry and regulatory requirements for human factors training and safety management systems have been selected to not only boost organizational performance, but also facilitate satisfaction of NBAA, IS-BAO and other leading safety management criteria.  Operators can choose from a lineup of programs that best supplement their ongoing safety initiatives.  When USAIG policyholders utilize Performance Vector services, an achievement plaque is provided to the operator.  Each time they complete additional training or enroll in new safety services, USAIG sends the appropriate placard to add to the plaque’s display.

Key Air is dedicated towards continuous improvement while committed to achieving the highest levels of aviation safety and security performance through implementation of its own comprehensive Safety Management System (SMS) and dedicated Safety Manager. Yearly safety audits by multiple, independent aviation organizations have consistently given Key Air exemplary ratings. This past summer, Key Air hosted a Runway Excursion safety forum which was co-sponsored by USAIG, along with the NBAA and the Connecticut Business Aviation Group (CBAG) at Key Air’s headquarters facility in Waterbury-Oxford, CT.  The event was hailed as a “must attend” by many of the participants.  This is just one example of Key Air’s dedication to meeting and exceeding the industry standards for safety and security.

“Safety and quality are cultural standards for us at Key Air and these achievements are essential for our continued growth.” states Bob Marinace, Key Air’s President and CEO.  “We are happy to have a business relationship with a quality provider like USAIG and our broker Marsh, who share our same passion and commitment towards safety.”

For over 25 years, Key Air has been an industry leader in worldwide jet charter, aircraft management, and FBO services. Key Air’s successful remote aircraft management model extends to nine locations nationwide. Key Air also has Fixed Base Operations and private aviation terminal space in strategic locations nationwide to provide a seamless private air travel experience. With convenient proximity to major U.S. cities like New York, Boston and Minneapolis-St. Paul, Key Air can deliver a more efficient and streamlined alternative to the often congested airports in each of these locations. Key Air’s FBO facilities include: Key Air NY Metro (OXC) in Oxford, CT; and Key Air Twin Cities (ANE) just outside Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN. 

Key Air to exhibit at NBAA 2012 Booth #4500 in Orlando, FL

Key Air invites attendees to come visit us at Booth # 4500 and meet our team of charter, aircraft management and FBO professionals. For more information about Key Air and its offerings, contact 1.888.KEYAIR.1 or visit www.KeyAir.com.

For additional information on the Performance Vector program, please visit: https://www.usau.com/caf_safety_performance_vector.php or email USAIG’s Director of Aviation Safety Programs, Paul S. Ratté, at: Paul.Ratte@usaig.com.  For a calendar of upcoming USAIG safety events, please visit: https://www.usau.com/_files/USAIG/Safety_Calendar.pdf