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Jet Edge International has ranked eighth in Aviation Research Group’s ‘Top US Part 135 Operators’ 2016 mid-year report.
The company flew nearly 9,000 charter hours by the midpoint of the year.
In August, Jet Edge ranked first by more than ten percent when calculating average distance per flight segment, or cycle, on the company’s large-cabin fleet with 1,198 nautical miles per flight segment.
Earlier this year, Jet Edge reached another key milestone by ranking within the top ten domestic charter operators of 2015 by charter hours flown throughout last year. In 2016, the company is on track to move within the top six domestic charter operators by total charter hours flown.
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Jet Edge has already added 13 charter jets to the company’s charter fleet in 2016, with another eight in the pipeline for delivery later this year.
The company is the sixth largest charter company by fleet size and second largest exclusively large-cabin fleet in the US.
Jet Edge’s yearly growth and performance are key partnerships they established this year, as well as the company’s existing partnership with business jet partner Asia Jet in Hong Kong.
“Five years post acquisition, Jet Edge has gained significant distinction by climbing to the top in the business aviation industry and surpassing prominent veteran operators in overall flight hours, safety policies, fleet size, and charter flight activity.”
Bill Papariella, chief executive officer of Jet Edge said: “Five years post acquisition, Jet Edge has gained significant distinction by climbing to the top in the business aviation industry and surpassing prominent veteran operators in overall flight hours, safety policies, fleet size, and charter flight activity.”
Jet Edge also added several new key personnel in management, flight operations, and sales this year.
Geoff Makely, executive vice president and general manager for Jet Edge added: “As our company grows, we’re reminded of the outstanding contributions that every member of our staff brings to Jet Edge, further ensuring our success. The company absolutely embodies the modern workplace by providing an environment that welcomes new ideas from every staff member, invests in cutting edge resources across every department, and fosters both employee and client loyalty.”