ExcelAire Expands Fleet: Adds Three Private Jets

RONKONKOMA, NY--(Marketwire - Jul 30, 2012) - Continuing its fleet expansion, ExcelAire today announced the addition of three private jets, including a Cessna Citation Sovereign, Learjet 60 and a Gulfstream GIII. ExcelAire is one of the nation's leading private jet charter and aircraft management companies.

"Our fleet of private jets is an ideal way to travel anywhere in the world -- for business or leisure, and these fleet additions offer our clients even more choices in how they travel with us," said David Rimmer, president of ExcelAire.

The 2012 Cessna Citation Sovereign is a factory-new aircraft equipped with eight captain's chairs. For maximum productivity, the Sovereign features Wi-Fi along with a state of the art entertainment system. With a range of 2,847 nautical miles, the Sovereign flies non-stop from coast-to-coast. In addition, an on-board cabin attendant accompanies each Sovereign flight, providing premium service.

For shorter trips, the new Learjet 60 seats seven passengers and features a new interior. With a mid-size cabin and a range of 2,405 nautical miles, it is ideal for trips throughout the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and beyond.

ExcelAire's new GIII offers passengers a spacious cabin, with seating for 11, including eight captain's chairs and a 3-seat divan. With a range of 3,200 nautical miles, the GIII offers an unmatched combination of comfort, capability and value. ExcelAire's highly-qualified pilots and cabin attendants ensure the highest levels of safety and service on every flight.

ExcelAire provides unmatched levels of service to aircraft owners and charter customers, which include heads of state, business leaders, royalty, celebrities and high net worth individuals. With a team of private jet travel professionals, ExcelAire exceeds even the highest expectations and ensures that each trip is executed flawlessly.

About ExcelAire

A Hawthorne Global Aviation Services company, ExcelAire is one of the nation's leading private jet charter firms, specializing in worldwide jet charters, aircraft management, maintenance and sales. The company maintains office and hangar space at Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP), with aircraft based throughout the Northeast and Midwest. Further information about the entire ExcelAire fleet, including downloadable photos and individual aircraft specifications, is available at ExcelAire's website, www.excelaire.com, or by calling 800-773-9235. 

About Hawthorne Global Aviation Services

ExcelAire is a Hawthorne Global Aviation Services company. Hawthorne is a premier provider of general aviation services, with a rich history in the industry dating back to 1932. For more information, please visit www.hawthorne.aero

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