News & Events

  • Hawthorne PWK named in Top 5 Regional FBOs in the East Central Region

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  • Forward Thinking: Business Airport International January 2017

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  • 2016 40 Under 40: Rob Sherry

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  • Wrenching Decisions - Ask the Right Questions to Find the Right Maintenance Provider

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  • Professional Pilot Magazine highlights ISP - Islip MacArthur

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  • Escape Winter on a Private Jet to the Caribbean and Latin America

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  • ExcelAire begins flights to Cuba

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  • 2015 40 Under 40: William Harton

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  • Hawthorne To Grow Under New Leadership

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  • Airport Business: The Ascent From Gallon Zero

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  • Hawthorne Global Aviation Hosts Primo Classico Event Benefitting Primo Center for Women and Children

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  • ExcelAire Celebrates 30th Anniversary at MacArthur

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  • ExcelAire at 30: It's Been Quite a Ride

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  • Randall Greene Named in AIN Online's People in Aviation

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  • Joe Horowitz sits down with Business Airport International

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  • Hawthorne Eau Claire hosted its annual "Business at the Airport" Chamber of Commerce event

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  • We've been featured in Airport Business International

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  • U.S. Customs Now Open at Cobb County International Airport (KRYY)

    Atlanta, June 26, 2015 –Hawthorne Global Aviation and Cobb County International Airport (KRYY) announced the opening of its dedicated U.S. Customs inspection facility, with on-site staffing. ...

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  • First international flight marks opening of Cobb airport’s $800,000 customs facility

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  • People In Aviation: June 2015

    Hawthorne Global Aviation ServicespromotedBryon Burbageto president. Burbage, who retains the role ofCFO, joined the company in 2011 and since has integrated fiveFBOacquisitions for thechain.

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  • Hawthorne Global Aviation Services Featured In March Issue of Charleston Magazine's 40 Dynamic Companies

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has been featured in the March issue of Charleston Magazine's 40 Dynamic Companies: 3. Hawthorne Global Aviation Services What it does: Provides general...

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  • ExcelAire introduces web-based owner summary reports for improved private jet management

    ExcelAire has launched a web-based summary reports for private jet owners, designed to more quickly and accurately provide information on costs and income for jets. “ExcelAire provides unm...

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  • News ExcelAire achieves IS-BAO Stage II

    Private jet charter firm ExcelAire has become one of only a select number of operators to achieve International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage II. The company has also rec...

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  • Embraer Legacy 600: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

    By Alex Andrews What is it? Since it entered the business jet market in 2001, Embraer’s Legacy aircraft have quietly built up a very strong reputation. The 175+ selling Legacy 600, whic...

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  • CHICAGO EXECUTIVE HOSTS AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURERS

    Today, Hawthorne Global Aviation Services hosted a two day event for two of corporate aviation’s most prominent aircraft manufacturers. The two manufacturers chose Hawthorne and Chicago Execu...

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  • ExcelAire Expands Gulfstream Fleet

    ExcelAire added another Gulfstream to its growing charter fleet, this one being a GIV-SP that can seat 18 passengers. Based at Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) in New York, ExcelAire operates a ...

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  • Questions for Steven Levesque

    In 2010, Steven Levesque teamed with veteran FBO executive Bill Koch and investment firm Moelis Capital Partners to build a nationwide chain of “boutique” fixed-base operations. Levesqu...

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  • Aviation Pros: Hawthorne Global Aviation Services Appoints David Hurley to Its Board of Directors

    CHARLESTON, October 16, 2014 – Hawthorne Global Aviation Services (“Hawthorne”), a leading general aviation services company, today announced that business and commercial aviation...

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  • Aviation Pros: Thomas Auten Joins Hawthorne Global Aviation's Atlanta FBO

    ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Oct 28, 2014) - Hawthorne Global Aviation Services ("Hawthorne"), a leading general aviation services company, today announced that Thomas Auten has been named...

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  • Avinode: Thomas Auten joins Hawthorne Global Aviation’s Atlanta FBO

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services (“Hawthorne”), a leading general aviation services company, today announced that Thomas Auten has been named General Manager for its Atlanta FBO at Co...

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  • Market Wired: ExcelAire Introduces New Web-Based Owner Summary Reports for Improved Private Jet Management

    RONKONKOMA, NY and ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - Oct 20, 2014) - (NBAA Conference) -- ExcelAire today announced new web-based summary reports for private jet owners, designed to more quickly and accu...

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  • Market Wired: Hawthorne Global Aviation Services Appoints David Hurley to Its Board of Directors

    CHARLESTON, SC--(Marketwired - Oct 16, 2014) - Hawthorne Global Aviation Services ("Hawthorne"), a leading general aviation services company, today announced that business and commercial ...

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  • Avinode: Hawthorne Acquires Heartland Aviation at Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (KEAU) in Wisconsin

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services (Hawthorne) today announced the acquisition of Heartland Aviation at Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (KEAU) in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Heartland is the fifth fixe...

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  • Aviation Pros: Hawthorne Acquires Heartland Aviation at Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (KEAU) in Wisconsin

    CHARLESTON, SC and EAU CLAIRE, WI--(Marketwired - Oct 1, 2014) - Hawthorne Global Aviation Services (Hawthorne) today announced the acquisition of Heartland Aviation at Chippewa Valley Regional Air...

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  • Market Wired: Hawthorne Acquires Heartland Aviation at Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (KEAU) in Wisconsin

    Hawthorne Acquires Heartland Aviation at Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (KEAU) in Wisconsin Expands Midwest FBO, Aircraft Charter, Management and Maintenance Capabilities CHARLESTON, SC and E...

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  • Atlanta Business Chronicle: Hawthorne Global Aviation breaks ground for on-site customs at Cobb County Airport

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services plans to offer U.S. Customs inspections at the Cobb County Airport, with on-site staffing and a U.S. Customs inspection building. The airport will be the first...

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  • Market Wired: Hawthorne Global Aviation Announces Plans for Onsite Customs at Its Atlanta (KRYY) Cobb County FBO

    ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Sep 18, 2014) - Hawthorne Global Aviation announced its plans to offer U.S. Customs inspection at its Atlanta Executive Jet Center /Cobb County Airport (KRYY) FBO, with ...

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  • Aviation Pros: Hawthorne Global Aviation Announces Plans For Onsite Customs At Its Atlanta Cobb County FBO

    Sept. 18, 2014 – Hawthorne Global Aviation announced its plans to offer U.S. Customs inspection at its Atlanta Executive Jet Center /Cobb County Airport (KRYY) FBO, with on-site staffing and ...

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  • Business Airport International: Hawthorne Global Aviation breaks ground on Customs facility

    Hawthorne Global Aviation has broken ground on a US Customs inspection facility at its Atlanta Executive Jet Center/Cobb County Airport FBO. Once opened in 2015, it will be the first dedicated faci...

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  • Business Airport International: Hawthorne FBO Welcomes Private Jet Travelers to US Open

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has announced it is now accepting private jet ramp reservations at its MacArthur Airport FBO for private jet travelers attending the US Open tennis tournament on ...

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  • Aviation Pros: Hawthorne's MacArthur Airport FBO Welcomes Private Jet Travelers To U.S. Open Tennis Tournament

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced that it is now accepting private jet ramp reservations for its MacArthur Airport FBO, for private jet travelers that are attending the U.S. Open t...

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  • Market Wired: Hawthorne's Macarthur Airport FBO Welcomes Private Jet Travelers to the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament

    RONKONKOMA, NY--(Marketwired - Aug 13, 2014) - Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced that it is now accepting private jet ramp reservations for its MacArthur Airport FBO, for private j...

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  • Digital Journal: ExcelAire Adds New GIV-SP to Its Private Jet Fleet

    RONKONKOMA, NY--(Marketwired - Aug 7, 2014) - Continuing its fleet expansion, ExcelAire today announced the addition of a GIV-SP, featuring a large cabin with seating for 18 passengers.ExcelAire ...

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  • Market Wired: ExcelAire Adds New GIV-SP to Its Private Jet Fleet

    RONKONKOMA, NY--(Marketwired - Aug 7, 2014) - Continuing its fleet expansion, ExcelAire today announced the addition of a GIV-SP, featuring a large cabin with seating for 18 passengers. ExcelAire i...

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  • Business Airport International: Atlanta Executive Jet Center Joins Hawthorne FBO Network

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has completed the successful acquisition of Atlanta Executive Jet Center at Cobb County Airport, taking the total number of FBOs in its nationwide network to four...

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  • Aviation Pros: Hawthorne Acquires Atlanta Executive Jet Center at Cobb County Airport (KRYY) Adding Another FBO...

    ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Jul 15, 2014) - Hawthorne Global Aviation Services (Hawthorne) today announced the acquisition of Atlanta Executive Jet Center at Cobb County Airport (KRYY), the fourth ...

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  • Avinode Daily: Hawthorne acquires Atlanta Executive Jet Center at Cobb County Airport (KRYY)...

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services (Hawthorne) today announced the acquisition of Atlanta Executive Jet Center at Cobb County Airport (KRYY), the fourth Fixed Based Operator (FBO) in Hawthorne&rsqu...

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  • Atlanta Business Chronicle: Hawthorne Buys Atlanta Executive Jet Center at Cobb County Airport

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services bought Atlanta Executive Jet Center at Cobb County Airport for an undisclosed amount. Cobb County Airport is the second busiest general aviation airport in Geo...

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  • AINonline: Growing FBO Chain Hawthorne Adds Atlanta Facility

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services purchased Atlanta Executive Jet Center, the lone FBO at Cobb County Airport, as the fourth location in what the company plans eventually to be a nationwide networ...

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  • Market Wired: Hawthorne Acquires Atlanta Executive Jet Center at Cobb County Airport (KRYY)...

    ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Jul 15, 2014) - Hawthorne Global Aviation Services (Hawthorne) today announced the acquisition of Atlanta Executive Jet Center at Cobb County Airport (KRYY), the fourth ...

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  • Hawthorne Global Aviation Services recently held a grand opening to showcase its brand new FBO development at Chicago Executive

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services recently held a grand opening to showcase its brand new FBO development at Chicago Executive Airport (KPWK). The company recently constructed 30,000 square feet o...

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  • Aviation Pros: Hawthorne Global Aviation Hosts Open House At Chicago FBO Executive Airport

    Hawthorne Global Aviation hosted an Open House on Thurs., May 15th to showcase its newly-built FBO at Chicago Executive Airport (KPWK), featuring hangar and office space, along with a range of serv...

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  • AINonline: Hawthorne Global Opens Third FBO, Has Plans for More

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services recently opened its newest FBO at Chicago Executive Airport. The FBO–the company’s third following new facilities at MacArthur Airport in Islip, N.Y.,...

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  • AINonline: Hawthorne Global Opens Third FBO

    Adding to its locations in New York (Long Island MacArthur Airport) and New Orleans (Lakefront Airport), Hawthorne Global Aviation Services will officially open its first newly built FBO this month...

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  • Corporate Jet Investor: Verna Kay Joins Excel Aire

    ExcelAire, an aircraft charter company and part of Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, has appointed Verna Kay as vice president of marketing and administration. ExcelAire has a fleet of more th...

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  • Newsday: LI people on the move

    AVIATION Verna Kay of Smithtown has joined ExcelAire, a private jet charter and aircraft management company in Ronkonkoma, as vice president of marketing and administration. She directed human r...

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  • Long Island Business News: Movers & Shakers

    Transportation Verna Kay is the new vice president of marketing and administration for ExcelAire, a Ronkonkoma charter and aircraft management company. Kay, who has more than 25 years of experie...

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  • Chicago Executive Airport - Beacon Newsletter: Spring Announces Arrival of Hawthorne Global Aviation Services - CEA's 3rd FBO

    Spring is a time of year when flower buds poke out from under the soil and young birds and other creatures mark their arrival into the world. This year the arrival of spring could not be more highl...

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  • Avionics: Verna Kay Joins ExcelAire as Vice President of Marketing and Administration

    ExcelAire, one of the nation's leading private jet charter and aircraft management companies, today announced that Verna Kay has joined the firm as Vice President of Marketing and Administration. M...

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  • Reuters: Verna Kay Joins ExcelAire as Vice President of Marketing and Administration

    RONKONKOMA, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 8, 2014) - ExcelAire, one of the nation's leading private jet charter and aircraft management companies, today announced that Verna Kay has joined the firm as Vic...

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  • Digital Journal: Verna Kay Joins ExcelAire as Vice President of Marketing and Administration

    RONKONKOMA, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 8, 2014) - ExcelAire, one of the nation's leading private jet charter and aircraft management companies, today announced that Verna Kay has joined the firm as Vic...

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  • Avinode: Verna Kay joins ExcelAire as Vice President of Marketing and Administration

    ExcelAire, one of the nation’s leading private jet charter and aircraft management companies, today announced that Verna Kay has joined the firm as Vice President of Marketing and Administrat...

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  • Avinode: Hawthorne Global Aviation Announces Expanded Private Jet Maintenance Operations

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced expanded maintenance operations at its Long Island MacArthur Airport (KISP) location. It has added a second shift to provide extended private jet ...

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  • AINonline: Hawthorne Global Aviation Expands Maintenance Capacity

    Long Island MacArthur Airport-based Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has expanded its hours by adding a second shift, seven days a week. “With the increased demand for our maintenance se...

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  • Corporate Jet Investor: Hawthorne Expands Long Island Maintenance

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has expanded its maintenance operations at the Long Island MacArthur Airport. The company has added a second shift to provide extended private jet maintenance hou...

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  • Business Airport: Hawthorne Global Aviation Expands Private Jet Maintenance Operations

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has expanded maintenance operations at its Long Island MacArthur Airport, New York, USA location, adding a second shift to provide extended private jet maintenanc...

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  • AVIATION PROS: Hawthorne Global Aviation Announces Expanded Private Jet Maintenance Operations

    RONKONKOMA, NY, March 31, 2014 – Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced expanded maintenance operations at its Long Island MacArthur Airport (KISP) location. It has added a second...

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  • Long Island Business News: Maybe they should call him ‘Lucky’

    Dusty the dog is one propitious pup. Most people will never enjoy the luxury of a private charter jet. But Dusty recently had an entire 16-seat Embraer Legacy 600 all to himself, with the pilots...

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  • Corporate Jet Investor: Hawthorne Global Opens New Chicago FBO

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has announced the opening of its newly-built FBO at Chicago Executive Airport, featuring hangar and office space, along with a range of services for passengers, c...

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  • Avionics: Hawthorne Global expands network of FBOs, opens in Chicago

    CHICAGO, Ill., 18 March 2014. Hawthorne Global Aviation Services is expanding its fixed-base operator (FBO) network with the opening of its new FBO at Chicago Executive Airport (KPWK), featuring ha...

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  • Business Airport: Hawthorne Global opens new FBO in Chicago

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has opened its newly built FBO at Chicago Executive Airport, which features hangar and office space and a range of services for passengers, crew and private jet o...

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  • AVIATIONPROS: Hawthorne Global Opens New FBO In Chicago

    Chicago, March 11, 2014 – Expanding its FBO network, Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced the opening of its newly-built FBO at Chicago Executive Airport (KPWK), featuring hanga...

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  • YAHOO Finance: Hawthorne Global Opens New FBO in Chicago (KPWK): Expands Network of FBOs

    CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Mar 11, 2014) - Expanding its FBO network, Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced the opening of its newly-built FBO at Chicago Executive Airport (KPWK), fea...

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  • Avinode Daily: Hawthorne Global Opens New FBO in Chicago (KPWK): Expands Network of FBOs

    Expanding its FBO network,Hawthorne Global Aviation Servicestoday announced the opening of its newly-built FBO at Chicago Executive Airport (KPWK), featuring hangar and office space, along with a r...

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  • Hangar Network: Airport Improvements, New FBO at Chicago Executive Airport (PWK)

    Chicago Executive Airport (PWK) is doing what it takes to not only make their 5,001 foot runway safer, but to encourage more business jet travel into the Chicagoland area. In February, Illinois Gov...

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  • AINALERTS: Hawthorne Global Opens at Chicago Executive

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services opened its latest FBO, located at Chicago Executive Airport, this week. One of three providers on the field, the newly built Shell-branded facility features a 10,...

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  • Robb Report: Avoid Game-Day Congestion, Heli-Shuttle to the Super Bowl

    On February 2 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., some 85,000 fans will attend Super Bowl XLVIII to watch the Seattle Seahawks take on the Denver Broncos. Robb Report has ample suggest...

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  • Newsday: Distance to Super Bowl Helps LI Air Charters, Ground Operators

    Sunday's Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium is helping revenue take off for air charter companies and businesses that service planes in East Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma, where out-of-town pilots are find...

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  • Avinode Daily: Hawthorne Rolls Out Its Long Island MacArthur Airport FBO Big Game Services for Private Jet Travelers and Crew

    "At the Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference, Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced its personalized private jet experience for those traveling to the Big Game, via its FBO at Lo...

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  • Charleston Regional Business Journal: They call it 'Super' because you can fly

    "Earlier this month, Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, which is HQ’d in North Charleston, told the Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference in New Orleans that it was providing private ...

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  • Digital Journal: Hawthorne Rolls Out Its Long Island MacArthur Airport FBO Big Game Services for Private Jet Travelers and Crew

    "NEW ORLEANS, LA--(Marketwired - Jan 14, 2014) - At the Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference, Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced its personalized private jet experience for th...

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  • AIN: FBOs Rev Up for Next Month's Super Bowl

    "As the New York area FBOs prepare for the onslaught of business aircraft arrivals at the Super Bowl little more than two weeks away, some continue to develop their plans and customer incentiv...

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  • Robb Report: ExcelAire Expands Its Charter Fleet

    The jet-charter carrier Excelaire, based in Ronkonkoma, N.Y., has expanded its fleet with a Bombardier Global 6000 and a Cessna Citation CJ3. The ultralong-range Global 6000 can travel 6,000 mi...

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  • Business Airport International: ExcelAire Adds Global 6000 to Charter Fleet

    "ExcelAire has continued its fleet expansion with the addition of a Global 6000 large cabin, ultra long-range business jet, taking the total number of jets in its fleet to more than 20. ...

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  • Avinode Daily: Private Jet Firm ExcelAire Opens White Plains, NY Office

    "Expanding its presence in the New York City metro area, ExcelAire announced the opening of an office and hangar space at the White Plains Airport (KHPN). ExcelAire, one of the nation’s ...

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  • NBAA Convention: Hawthorne Booth #C6629

    We are looking forward to the opening of the NBAA 2013 Convention in Las Vegas tomorrow morning. Don't forget to stop by and see us in booth C6629 to learn about our exciting plans for the future i...

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  • LIBAA: ExcelAire Adds CJ3 Private Jet to Charter Fleet

    "ExcelAire recently announced the addition of a Cessna Citation CJ3 "light" private jet to its fleet.ExcelAire, one of the nation's leading private jet charter and aircraft managemen...

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  • LIBAA: ExcelAire Opens White Plains Office

    "Expanding its presence in the New York City metro area, ExcelAire announced the opening of an office and hangar space at the White Plains Airport (KHPN). ExcelAire, one of the nation's leadin...

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  • AIN: ExcelAire Adds White Plains Location and CJ3

    "Charter/management firm ExcelAire (Booth No. C6629) announced last month that it is opening a facility to serve the New York City area at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, N.Y. In a...

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  • Business Airport International: Jonathan Buff Appointed GM at Hawthorne New Orleans

    "Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has appointed Jonathan Buff as general manager for its New Orleans Lakefront Airport FBO (KNEW), part of the growing network of Hawthorne FBOs located thr...

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  • Upcoming NBAA Convention

    Only one week left until the annual NBAA Convention & Exhibition in Las Vegas. Don't forget to stop by and see us in Booth #C6629 to learn about all of our exciting plans for the future, includ...

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  • CABAA Golf Outing

    The Hawthorne team at the CABAA Golf Outing on 8/13/13.

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  • LIBN: Dan Kahn Named ExcelAire VP of Charter Sales

    Name: Dan Kahn Title: Vice President of Charter Sales Firm: ExcelAire First Flight: “When I was 6, my father flew our family to Hershey Park” Other Passion: Fast cars, “I ...

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  • AviationPros: Dan Kahn Joins ExcelAire as Vice President of Charter Sales

    "RONKONKOMA, NY, July 9, 2013 – ExcelAire, one of the nation’s leading private jet charter and aircraft management companies, today announced that Dan Kahn has joined the firm as V...

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  • Avinode Daily: Dan Kahn Joins ExcelAire as Vice President of Charter Sales

    ExcelAire, one of the nation’s leading private jet charter and aircraft management companies, today announced that Dan Kahn has joined the firm as Vice President of Charter Sales. Mr. Kahn wi...

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  • Business Airport International: Dan Kahn Joins ExcelAire as VP of Charter Sales

    ExcelAire, a leading private jet charter and aircraft management company, has announced that Dan Kahn has joined the firm as vice president of charter sales. Kahn will be responsible for sal...

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  • 25A: The Ultimate in Luxury Passage

    There’s nothing that compares with the luxury of traveling byway of private jet, especially in this age of heightened airportsecurity, and longer lines and delays encountered by travelers...

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  • General Aviation News: New Orleans FBO Hosts B-17

    "NEW ORLEANS – Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, an FBO at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans, recently hosted the Texas Raiders, an authentically restored World War II B-17 Bomber o...

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  • The Advocate: Bombardier Recounts Duty Aboard Fighting Fortress

    "Like a legendary quarterback reliving his glory days, 88-year-old Lawrence Witherspoon, of Metairie, held a small crowd captive in a patch of shade on the tarmac at New Orleans Lakefront Airp...

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  • AviationPros: ExcelAire Receives London City (LCY) Approval for its Fleet of Five Legacy Jets

    "Although it is the fifth busiest airport serving the greater London area, London City is the most convenient and efficient for business and leisure travelers visiting London via private jet. ...

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  • Avinode Daily: ExcelAire Receives London City (LCY) Approval for its Fleet of Five Legacy Jets

    "ExcelAire today announced that it has received approval to operate its five Embraer Legacy 600s into London City Airport (LCY). ExcelAire, one of the nation’s leading private jet charte...

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  • AIN Online: ExcelAire Receives London City Operations Approval

    Charter/management provider ExcelAire announced during EBACE that it has received approval to operate its five Embraer Legacy 600s into London City Airport (LCY). Located in the heart of London, LC...

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  • Daily Herald: New Construction Kicks Off At Chicago Executive Airport

    A South Carolina-based company kicked off construction Tuesday to build the third airline fueling and service facility at Chicago Executive Airport. Hawthorne Global Aviation Services took o...

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  • Wall Street Journal: ExcelAire Receives London City (LCY) Approval for Its Fleet of Five Legacy Jets

    RONKONKOMA, NY and GENEVA--(Marketwired - May 20, 2013) - EBACE -- ExcelAire today announced that it has received approval to operate its five Embraer Legacy 600s into London City Airport (LCY). Ex...

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  • Investor's Business Daily: ExcelAire Receives London City (LCY) Approval for Its Fleet of Five Legacy Jets

    RONKONKOMA, NY and GENEVA--(Marketwired - May 20, 2013) - EBACE -- ExcelAire today announced that it has received approval to operate its five Embraer Legacy 600s into London City Airport (LCY). Ex...

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  • LIBN: ExcelAire OK'd to Fly into London City Airport

    Ronkonkoma-based ExcelAire has received approval to fly its five Embraer Legacy 600 business jets into London City Airport. Flight crews and aircraft are required to receive special certificatio...

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  • Avinode: Hawthorne Global Hosts "fly-in" on June 1-2

    -Features commemorative air force WWII B-17 Bomber- Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, the preferred FBO at the Lakefront Airport in New Orleans, will host a fly-in on June 1-2 featuring the Texa...

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  • AviationPros: Hawthorne Global Hosts Fly In June 1-2

    "NEW ORLEANS, – Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, the preferred FBO at the Lakefront Airport in New Orleans, will host a fly-in on June 1-2 featuring the Texas Raiders, an authenticall...

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  • Journal Online: Groundbreaking Set For New CEA Facility

    Site near Palatine Road and Milwaukee Avenue where 40,000 sq. ft. Hawthorne hangar and terminal will be built. "A groundbreaking date has finally been set on a new fixed base operator f...

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  • Private Equity Hub: Hawthorne Acquires FBO Rights for Chicago Airport

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has acquired the development rights from Sovereign Development Group, for a Fixed Based Operator at Chicago Executive Airport. Hawthorne Global Aviation Services,...

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  • AviationPros: Hawthorne Acquires FBO Development Rights at Chicago Executive Airport

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services (“Hawthorne”) today announced the acquisition of the development rights from Sovereign Development Group, for a private jet Fixed Based Operator (FBO)...

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  • AIN: Chicago Executive To Get Another FBO

    Fledgling FBO chain Hawthorne Global Aviation Services will be adding another location to its roster as it obtained development rights for a new FBO at Chicago Executive Airport (PWK). Hawthorne ac...

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  • Post & Courier: Charleston-Based Hawthorne Expands Airport Business to Chicago

    Charleston’s Hawthorne Global Aviation Services is expanding into the Midwest by building an aircraft servicing business at Chicago Executive Airport. The company said this week it has acq...

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  • Avinode Daily: Hawthorne Global Aviation Services Acquires Development Rights for FBO at Chicago Executive Airport

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services (“Hawthorne”) today announced the acquisition of the development rights from Sovereign Development Group, for a private jet Fixed Based Operator (FBO)...

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  • Wall Street Journal: Hawthorne Global Aviation Services Acquires Development Rights for FBO at Chicago Executive Airport

    CHARLESTON, SC--(Marketwired - May 6, 2013) - Hawthorne Global Aviation Services ("Hawthorne") today announced the acquisition of the development rights from Sovereign Development Group, ...

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  • Business Airport International: ExcelAire adds fifth Legacy 600 private jet to charter fleet

    "Private jet charter and aircraft management company ExcelAire has added its fifth Embraer Legacy 600 private jet to its charter fleet, making it the largest fleet of Legacy jets dedicated t...

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  • Avinode: Hawthorne Global Hosts the Commemorative Air Force & its WWII B-17 Bomber

    -A “flying tradition” meets a “FBO tradition"- Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, a FBO tradition since 1932 and the preferred FBO at the Lakefront Airport in New Orleans, ...

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  • AviationPros: Hawthorne Global New Orleans Host Commemorative Air Force and its WWII B-17 Bomber June 2

    NEW ORLEANS, April 9, 2013 – Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, an FBO tradition since 1932 and the preferred FBO at the Lakefront Airport in New Orleans, will host the Texas Raiders, an aut...

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  • Avinode: ExcelAire Adds Fifth Legacy 600 Private Jet to Charter Fleet

    Continuing its fleet expansion, ExcelAire (certificate EW7A331N) today announced the addition of a fifth Legacy 600 (N924AK) private jet. ExcelAire, one of the nation’s leading private jet ch...

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  • LIBN: ExcelAire Adds 5th Legacy 600 Jet to Fleet

    Ronkonkoma-based charter flight company ExcelAire has added an Embraer Legacy 600 private jet to its fleet – the fifth jet of this kind ExcelAire now has in its employ. The super midsized ...

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  • Global Business Jet: ExcelAire Adds Fifth Legacy 600 Private Jet to Charter Fleet

    "Continuing its fleet expansion, ExcelAire today announced the addition of a fifth Legacy 600 private jet. ExcelAire, one of the nation's leading private jet charter and aircraft managemen...

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  • AIN: Bizjets Flock to the Big Easy for NFL's Big Game

    While many may not recall the last time the Super Bowl was played in New Orleans in 2002, images from the early days after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the city in 2005 remain stark, as the city&r...

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  • Flying Magazine: Newly Opened Lakefront FBO Hosts Super Bowl Visitors

    "The newly reopened Hawthorne Lakefront Airport FBO recently underwent the ultimate test as New Orleans hosted Super Bowl XLVII. More than 150 airplanes were serviced through the weekend a...

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  • Aviation Research Group Upgrades ExcelAire

    Charter-flight operator ExcelAire has climbed from gold to platinum, according to Aviation Research Group/U.S., which has honored the Ronkonkoma firm with its highest operations and maintenance mar...

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  • LIBN: Long Island MacArthur Airport, Banks, Gas Stations Open

    Local roads may be impassable in places, but theres plenty of gas to go around, and banks and Long Island MacArthur Airport is open, officials said Monday. Besides some delays and cancellations o...

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  • AIN: ExcelAire Earns Safety Designation

    "At NBAA’s Schedulers & Dispatchers annual conference in San Antonio this week, private jet charter and aircraft management provider Excelaire announced that it has once again achiev...

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  • Business Airport International: Hawthorne Lakefront FBO Introduces Personalized Services for Super Bowl Visitors

    "Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has announced the introduction of its Big Easy Touchdown to Touchdown VIP Package – a personalized private jet service for those traveling to its New ...

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  • AviationPros: Private Jet Charter Firm ExcelAire Awarded Wyvern Wingman Designation

    "ExcelAire today announced at the NBAA Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference that it was again named a Wyvern Wingman operator, a prestigious designation recognizing its commitment to private ...

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  • Avinode Daily: Private Jet Charter Firm ExcelAire Awarded Wyvern Wingman Designation

    "ExcelAire today announced at the NBAA Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference that it was again named a Wyvern Wingman operator, a prestigious designation recognizing its commitment to private ...

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  • AIN: Hawthorne Global Plans Growth Strategy

    "While Hawthorne Global Aviation might be one of the newest FBO brands in the field, in its DNA it is also one of the oldest. The Hawthorne name has been involved in aviation since the early 1...

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  • Flightglobal: ExcelAire Targets Transfer Market

    "US business aviation services provider ExcelAire is at the show to promote its new international transfer service to Middle Eastern travelers. The company, headquartered in Long Island, New ...

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  • Newsday: ExcelAire to Offer New Transfer Service

    "ExcelAire, a private charter jet company based in Ronkonkoma, says it is launching a new service to make the experience for clients transferring from a commercial international flights to a...

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  • AIN: ExcelAire Whisks NYC Travelers from Airliners to Bizjets

    "Here at MEBA 2012, U.S. private jet charter company ExcelAire (Stand 597) is launching a new international transfer service (ITS) for passengers arriving in New York on long-haul airline flig...

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  • Business Airport International: Hawthorne Global Aviation Services Reopens FBO Facility at Lakefront Airport

    "Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has reopened its premium FBO facility at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans, USA, following extensive renovation after damaged caused by Hurricane Isaac earli...

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  • Avinode: Hawthorne Global Aviation Services Reopens its Premium FBO Facility at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans

    "Hawthorne Global Aviation Services reopened its premium FBO facility at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans, following an extensive renovation after Hurricane Isaac, which caused damage to the a...

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  • AIN: Hawthorne's New Orleans FBO Bounces Back After Sustaining Hurricane Damage

    "Hawthorne Global Aviation Services in New Orleans completed an extensive restoration of its terminal after Lakefront Airport suffered flooding from Hurricane Isaac in September. The $3.5 mill...

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  • New Orleans City Business: Lakefront Airport Terminal Reopens After Isaac Flooding

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has reopened its terminal at the Lakefront Airport after repairing damage caused when Hurricane Isaac flooded the area with storm surge. Jay Taffet, general mana...

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  • AIN: ExcelAire Adds to its Legacy (Fleet)

    "Aircraft management company and charter operator ExcelAire (Booth No. 1143) announced the addition of a fourth Embraer Legacy 600 to its charter rolls, giving the company the largest fleet of...

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  • Newsday: ExcelAire Forms Team for New Road Show Service

    Photo credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara ExcelAire, a Ronkonkoma private jet charter company, is introducing a new unit to focus on more specialized services. Specifically, the company's new s...

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  • AIN: FBO Profile: Hawthorne Global Long Island Airport

    "While most business aviation travelers think of Teterboro or Westchester County Airport when flying to New York City, a third airport in the area makes a strong case to put its name into th...

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  • AIN: New Orleans Lakefront Shakes Off Effects of Isaac

    "For U.S. Gulf Coast residents history repeated itself at the end of August when Hurricane Isaac struck, seven years to the day after Hurricane Katrina roared ashore and nearly drowned New O...

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  • Corridor: Hawthorne Aviation Services Expands CORRIDOR Usage, Upgrades to Enterprise Plus Edition to Support Additional Facility

    Continuum Applied Technology, Inc. and Hawthorne Global Aviation Services announced an agreement to expand Hawthorne's CORRIDOR Software usage, as well as upgrade to CORRIDOR's Enterprise Plus Edit...

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  • AIN: New Orleans Lakefront Airport Weathers Another Storm

    "In the wake of last week’s Hurricane Isaac, operations at Lakefront Airport are slowly returning to normal. According to an airport spokesman, the facility was inundated by up to six fe...

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  • AIN: Hawthorne Global Adds Another FBO

    "Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has acquired a second FBO in its bid to establish a network. The South Carolina-based company, which has an 80-year heritage in aviation, purchased a cont...

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  • Newsday: LI Jet Charter Company Adds 3 New Planes to Fleet

    "ExcelAire, the private jet charter company located in Ronkonkoma, today announced that the company had added three new aircrafts to its fleet. The company brought in a Cessna Citation Sovere...

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  • LIBN: ExcelAire Adds 3 Private Jets to Its Fleet

    Ronkonkoma-based ExcelAire has expanded its fleet, adding three new private jets to its operations. The new jets, a Cessna Citation Sovereign, Learjet 60 and a Gulfstream GIII, bring Excelaire&rsq...

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  • Hawthorne Global Aviation Services Acquires New Orleans FBO

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  • NATA to host Town Hall Meetings

    NATA, along with ExcelAire and Jet Aviation, will hold Town Hall meetings on Wednesday, May 2, at Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP), and Friday, May 11, at Palm Beach International Airport (PB...

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  • Newsday: Ronkonkoma-based ExcelAire Purchased

    "One of Long Island's largest private aviation firms has been acquired by a South Carolina company, in a deal backed by a private equity firm. While such transactions have often led to jo...

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  • AIN: Hawthorne Acquires ExcelAire

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  • LIBN: ExcelAire Acquired by Hawthorne Global Aviation

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  • Hawthorne Exhibiting at NBAA 2011

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  • Business & Commercial Aviation's William Garvery discusses Hawthorne's efforts in his June 2011 Viewpoint column

    In the June 2011 Viewpoint column of Business & Commercial Aviation titled "Give Me a Sign" editor-in-chief, William Garvery discusses recent developments in the general aviation indu...

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  • Former CEO of Federal Express appointed to Hawthorne Board of Directors

    Ted Weise has been appointed to Hawthorne Global Aviation Services Board of Directors. Ted Weise served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Federal Express Corporation from 1998 to 2000. Mr...

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  • Bill Koch appointed Chairman of Hawthorne Global Aviation Services

    Bill Koch has been appointed chairman of Hawthorne Global Aviation Services. Highlights of Koch’s aviation career include the development and successful sales of premier FBO networks and av...

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  • Hawthorne Attending NATA/NBAA Events

    The week of February 7-11 Hawthorne representatives will attend two general aviation conferences being held in Savannah, GA. On the 7th and 8th Hawthorne representatives will attend the NATA Leader...

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  • Hawthorne Global Aviation Services Formed

    On November 22, 2010 Moelis Capital Partners and Hawthorne Corporation formed Hawthorne Global Aviation Services. Hawthorne Global Aviation Services is an FBO acquisition and operating company mana...

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