Elevate Aviation Group to invest $10m in growth plan


Elevate Aviation Group is launching a near-$10m investment designed to improve client services by expanding its infrastructure and boosting recruitment for its businesses, which include Private Jet Services and Keystone Aviation.

Greg Raiff, founder and CEO said: “We believe there is space in the industry for an established platform, one that is focused on servicing the client first. This investment affirms that commitment. It enables us to scale our business by expanding our infrastructure and adding experienced industry professionals to grow our fully integrated aviation services platform further.”

Randy McKinney, president, Elevate Aviation Group added that each of the Elevate Aviation Group business units is benefiting from the investment. “Our client-first focus provides a disciplined approach around systems and processes, all designed to support our talented team members with quality and speed when delivering the best client solutions in the business,” he said.

Elevate plans to prioritise recruitment in client-facing roles across its business units and continue to expand its footprint with the opening of new offices and destinations for MRO services. The investment will enable the group to expand its team across charter, management and aircraft brokerage, said Jon Reed, chief sales officer. Based in New York City, Reed also revealed the company’s plan to open an office in Manhattan later this year.

Elevate Aviation Group said its investment was coming at a time “when competitors are making headlines each week for significant shifts in business strategy and structure at the potential expense of customer service”.

Established in 2003, provides an integrated aviation services platform focusing on air transport, travel consultancy and aircraft management services to what it describes as leading figures in business, sports, entertainment, government and higher education.

Meanwhile, read how Raiff affirmed plans to grow Elevate Aviation Group last year in a feature published by sister title Corporate Jet Investor Quarterly.