Press Releases

  • EXCELAIRE RECEIVES HIGHEST INDUSTRY RATINGS FOR SAFETY: RENEWS ARG/US PLATINUM, WYVERN WINGMAN AND IS-BAO STAGE 2 DESIGNATIONS

    --Participates in the new FAA Safety Management System Voluntary Program (SMSVP)— RONKONKOMA, NY., Jan. 25, 2017 – ExcelAire, the premier boutique aircraft management and charter com...

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  • EXCELAIRE ADDS NEW 19-SEAT GULFSTREAM V TO ITS PRIVATE JET FLEET

    RONKONKOMA, NY, Nov. 18, 2016 – Continuing its fleet expansion, ExcelAire today announced the addition of a Gulfstream V, featuring a large cabin with seating for 19 passengers. ExcelAire, th...

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  • HAWTHORNE GLOBAL AVIATION SERVICES NAMES COLEMAN JAMISON TO ADVISORY BOARD FOR TUSCALOOSA BAMA AIR FBO ACQUISITION

    Charleston, SC and Tuscaloosa, AL, Nov. 2, 2016 – Hawthorne Global Aviation Services (“Hawthorne”) today announced that it named Coleman Jamison to its advisory board for its FBO ...

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  • Private Jet Firm ExcelAire Expands and Opens new Office at Teterboro Airport in N.J.

    TETERBORO, NJ and RONKONKOMA, NY, Nov 1, 2016- ExcelAire, the premier boutique aircraft management and charter company, today announced the opening of a new office at Teterboro Airport (TEB) -- its...

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  • Vickie Mahoney Joins as Vice President of Business Development

    TETERBORO, NJ and RONKONKOMA, NY, Nov 1, 2016- ExcelAire, the premier boutique aircraft management and charter company, today announced the opening of a new office at Teterboro Airport (TEB) -- its...

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  • HAWTHORNE GLOBAL AVIATION SERVICES ACQUIRES BAMA AIR’S FBO IN TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA

    Charleston, S.C. and Tuscaloosa, Ala., Oct. 27, 2016 – Hawthorne Global Aviation Services (“Hawthorne”) today announced the acquisition of Bama Air, a Tuscaloosa, Ala. FBO at Tusc...

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  • ExcelAire Announces Its Certification as an Authorized Maintenance Provider for Cayman Island-Registered Private Jets

    RONKONKOMA, NY, Oct 24, 2016- Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced that its Part 145 maintenance repair station operation located at its ExcelAire facility in Long Island, NY has been...

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  • DENISE DEL PINO JOINS HAWTHORNE GLOBAL AVIATION SERVICES AS DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

    RONKONKOMA, NY. and NORTH CHARLESTON, SC. Oct. 13, 2016 – Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, a premier provider of general aviation services, today announced that Denise del Pino has joined ...

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  • EXCELAIRE EXPANDS PRIVATE JET CHARTER FLEET: ADDS LEGACY 600

    RONKONKOMA, NY, Oct. 5, 2016 – ExcelAire today announced the addition of a Legacy 600 private jet to its charter fleet. ExcelAire, the premier boutique aircraft management and charter company...

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  • ExcelAire Names Ralph Michielli Chief Operating Officer

    RONKONKOMA, NY, Sep 7, 2016- ExcelAire, a worldwide private jet charter and management company, today announced that Ralph Michielli was promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO).With more than fou...

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  • NETJETS EXECUTIVE ROBERT MOLSBERGEN COMES ON BOARD AS PRESIDENT OF EXCELAIRE

    Ronkonkoma, NY, August 25, 2016 -- Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced that Robert Molsbergen was named president of ExcelAire, its private jet charter and management company, headqu...

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  • HAWTHORNE GLOBAL AVIATION SERVICES TEED UP TO ACCEPT RESERVATIONS FOR PRIVATE JET TRAVELERS ATTENDING THE BARCLAYS PGA TOURNAMENT

    Ronkonkoma, NY, August 23, 2016 -- Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced that it is now accepting private jet ramp reservations for its Long Island, New York MacArthur Airport (KISP) F...

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  • HAWTHORNE GLOBAL AVIATION SERVICES’ NEW YORK FBO PERFECT MATCH FOR PRIVATE JET TRAVELERS TO U.S. OPEN TENNIS TOURNAMENT

    Ronkonkoma, NY, August 18, 2016 – For private jet travelers attending the U.S. Open Tennis tournament this year, Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced that it is now accepting pr...

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  • HAWTHORNE GLOBAL AVIATION SERVICES HOSTS BUSINESS AVIATION EVENT AT COBB COUNTY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

    ATLANTA, GA - June 29, 2016 –More than 300 people attended the business aviation event today at Cobb County International Airport, hosted by Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, the Cobb Count...

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  • PRIVATE JET FIRM EXCELAIRE OPENS WEST COAST OFFICE IN OAKLAND, CA

    RONKONKOMA, NY, and OAKLAND, CA. April 13, 2016 – Expanding its nationwide presence, ExcelAire announced the opening of an office at the Oakland International Airport (OAK). ExcelAire is one ...

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  • EXCELAIRE ADDS LEGACY 600 PRIVATE JET TO CHARTER FLEET

    RONKONKOMA, NY, Feb. 11, 2016 – ExcelAire today announced the addition of a Legacy 600 private jet to its charter fleet. ExcelAire, a Hawthorne Global Aviation Services company, is one of the...

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  • EXCELAIRE LAUNCHES PRIVATE JET SERVICE TO CUBA

    Ronkonkoma, NY – January 5, 2016 –ExcelAire today announced that it began private jet charter service to Cuba, with direct flights from 19 U.S. cities. ExcelAire, one of the nation&rsqu...

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  • PRIVATE JET INDUSTRY VETERAN KEITH RUGGIRELLO JOINS EXCELAIRE AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES AND MARKETING

    Ronkonkoma, NY, October28, 2015 -- Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced that Keith Ruggirello joined ExcelAire, its private jet charter and management company, as Senior Vice Presiden...

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  • ExcelAire Celebrates 30 Years as Leader in Private Jets

    RONKONKOMA, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 5, 2015) - ExcelAire celebrated its 30th anniversary on Friday, as one of the nation's leading private jet charter firms, specializing in worldwide jet charte...

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  • Hawthorne Global Aviation Services Appoints Randall A. Greene to Its Board of Directors

    CHARLESTON. SC -- (Marketwired) -- 09/02/15 -- Hawthorne Global Aviation Services ("Hawthorne"), a leading general aviation services company, today announced that commercial aviation vete...

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  • HAWTHORNE’S NEW YORK FBO PERFECT MATCH FOR PRIVATE JET TRAVELERS TO U.S. OPEN TENNIS TOURNAMENT

    Ronkonkoma, NY, August 24, 2015 – For private jet travelers attending the U.S. Open Tennis tournament this year, Hawthorne Global Aviation today announced that it is now accepting private jet...

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  • Joseph Horowitz Joins ExcelAire as Vice President of Business Development

    Ronkonkoma, NY, July 28, 2015 --Hawthorne Global Aviation Servicestoday announced that Joe Horowitz joinedExcelAire, its private jet charter and management company, as Vice President Business Devel...

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  • HAWTHORNE GLOBAL AVIATION AND ATLANTA (KRYY) COBB COUNTY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ANNOUNCE OPENING OF U.S. CUSTOMS FACILITY

    Atlanta, GA, 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 staffi...

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  • GREG BRINKMAN NAMED PRESIDENT OF EXCELAIRE

    Ronkonkoma, NY, June 25, 2015 -- Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced that Greg Brinkman was named president of ExcelAire, its private jet charter and management company, headquartere...

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  • Hawthorne Global Names Bryon Burbage President

    CHARLESTON, SC--(Marketwired - May 6, 2015) - Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, a premier provider of general aviation services, today announced that Bryon Burbage has been named President, in ...

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  • EXCELAIRE ADDS FALCON 900EX EASy II PRIVATE JET TO CHARTER FLEET

    RONKONKOMA, NY, March 3, 2015 – Continuing its expansion as one of the leading private jet charter and aircraft management companies in the nation, ExcelAire today announced the addition of a...

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  • EXCELAIRE RENEWS ARG/US PLATINUM, IS-BAO AND WYVERN WINGMAN STATUS; ACHIEVES IS-BAO STAGE II

    RONKONKOMA, NY, Feb. 10, 2015 – In its continuous effort to exceed industry safety standards, ExcelAire, one of the nation’s leading private jet charter firms, announced today that it h...

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  • THOMAS AUTEN JOINS HAWTHORNE GLOBAL AVIATION’S ATLANTA FBO

    Atlanta, Oct. 28, 2014 -- Hawthorne Global Aviation Services (“Hawthorne”), a leading general aviation services company, today announced that Thomas Auten has been named General Manager...

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  • ExcelAire Introduces New Web-based Owner Summary Reports for Improved Private Jet Management

    Ronkonkoma, NY, Oct. 20, 2014 - ExcelAire today announced new web-based summary reports for private jet owners, designed to more quickly and accurately provide information on costs and income for j...

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  • 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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  • 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, S....

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  • Hawthorne Global Aviation Announces Plans for Onsite Customs at its Atlanta (KRYY) 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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  • Hawthorne's MacArthur Airport FBO Welcomes Private Jet Travelers to the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament

    HAWTHORNE’S MACARTHUR AIRPORT FBO WELCOMES PRIVATE JET TRAVELERS TO THE U.S. OPEN TENNIS TOURNAMENT Ronkonkoma, NY August 13, 2014 – Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announce...

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

    RONKONKOMA, NY, August 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 is one o...

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  • Hawthorne PWK Hosts Gulfstream Static Display

    On July 10th, 2014 Hawthorne Global Aviation Services at PWK, hosted a static display of the Gulfstream G650 and G280 in their new state-of-the-art 30,000 SF hangar and premier FBO facility. Sponso...

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  • Hawthorne Acquires Atlanta Executive Jet Center at Cobb County Airport (KRYY) Adding Another FBO to the Hawthorne Network

    HAWTHORNE ACQUIRES ATLANTA EXECUTIVE JET CENTER AT COBB COUNTY AIRPORT (KRYY) ADDING ANOTHER FBO TO THE HAWTHORNE NETWORK ATLANTA, July 15, 2014 – Hawthorne Global Aviation Services (Hawth...

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  • Hawthorne Global Aviation Hosts Open House at Chicago FBO (KPWK) Executive Airport

    May 16, 2014 – Hawthorne Global Aviation hosted an Open House on Thursday, May 15th to showcase its newly-built FBO at Chicago Executive Airport (KPWK), featuring hangar and office ...

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

    RONKONKOMA, NY, April 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 V...

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  • 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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  • ExcelAire Gives Dusty the Dog a New Chance at Life

    When the ExcelAire team learned about the plight of Dusty, a darling blond pup whose time was running out, they moved ahead to make a rescue that would save Dusty’s life. Dusty was liv...

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  • Hawthorne Global Opens New FBO in Chicago (KPWK): Expands Network of FBO's

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

    New Orleans, Jan.14, 2014 – At the Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference, Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced its personalized private jet experience for those traveling to the...

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  • NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services will be exhibiting at the NBAA Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference next week in New Orleans. The Conference will take place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention C...

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  • ExcelAire Adds New 2013 Global 6000 to Charter Fleet

    RONKONKOMA, NY, Oct. 29, 2013 – Continuing its fleet expansion, ExcelAire today announced the addition of a Global 6000 large cabin, ultra long-range business jet. ExcelAire, one of the nati...

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  • ExcelAire Expands Fleet: Adds CJ3 Private Jet to Charter Fleet

    RONKONKOMA, NY, Oct. 23, 2013 – ExcelAire today announced the addition of a Cessna Citation CJ3 “light” private jet to its fleet. ExcelAire, one of the nation’s leading priv...

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  • Private Jet Firm ExcelAire Opens White Plains Office

    RONKONKOMA, NY, Oct. 22, 2013 – 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). Exce...

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  • ExcelAire Adds Gulfstream G450 Private Jet to Charter Fleet

    RONKONKOMA, NY, July 22 , 2013 – Continuing its fleet expansion, ExcelAire today announced the addition of a Gulfstream G450 large cabin, long-range business jet. ExcelAire, one of the natio...

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  • 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 Vice Pr...

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

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RONKONKOMA, NY and GENEVA (EBACE) – May 20, 2013 – ExcelAire today announced that it has received approval to operate its five Embraer Legacy 600s into London C...

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

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Charleston, SC, May 6, 2013 – Hawthorne Global Aviation Services (“Hawthorne”) today announced the acquisition of the development rights from Sovereign De...

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  • Hawthorne Global Hosts the Commemorative Air Force and Its WWII B-17 Bomber

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -A "FLYING TRADITION" MEETS A "FBO TRADITION"- NEW ORLEANS, April 9, 2013 – Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, an FBO tradition since 19...

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  • ExcelAire Adds Fifth Legacy 600 Private Jet to Charter Fleet

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -ExcelAire Offers Largest Fleet of Legacy 600s for Charter in the U.S.- RONKONKOMA, NY, April 3, 2013 – Continuing its fleet expansion, ExcelAire today announced t...

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  • Hawthorne Global hosts the Junior League of New Orleans

    Hawthorne Global Aviation Services will host the Junior League of New Orleans newest fundraiser called “Touch a Truck” on Saturday, March 2, 2013. This unique, interactive event offers ...

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  • ExcelAire Awarded ARG/US Platinum Status

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -ExcelAire continues to exceed industry safety standards for private jet operations- RONKONKOMA, NY, Feb. 19, 2013 – ExcelAire announced today that it received A...

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  • 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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  • Private Jet Charter Firm ExcelAire Awarded Wyvern Wingman Designation

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SAN ANTONIO, TX and RONKONKOMA, NY, Jan. 22, 2013 – ExcelAire today announced at the NBAA Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference that it was again named a Wyvern Wingm...

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  • Hawthorne Lakefront FBO Rolls Out Big Easy

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW ORLEANS, Jan.10, 2013 – Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced its Big Easy “Touchdown to Touchdown” VIP Package -- a personalized private j...

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  • ExcelAire Launches Private Jet Transfer Service for Airline Passengers

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --Announced at Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) Conference in Dubai -- DUBAI and RONKONKOMA, NY, Dec. 11, 2012 - ExcelAire, one of the largest private jet charter firm...

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  • Hawthorne Named Authorized Honeywell Avionics Dealer for Private Jets

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ronkonkoma, NY, December 4, 2012 – Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced that it was selected as an authorized Honeywell Avionics dealer, providing install...

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

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW ORLEANS, November 27, 2012 -- Hawthorne Global Aviation Services reopened its premium FBO facility at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans, following extensive renovation aft...

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  • ExcelAire Adds Fourth Legacy 600 Private Jet to Charter Fleet

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Private Jet Charter Firm ExcelAire Offers Largest Fleet of Legacy Jets in Northeast ORLANDO (NBAA), Oct. 30, 2012 – Continuing its fleet expansion, ExcelAire today ann...

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  • Hawthorne Global Aviation Showcasing New Services and Expanded FBO Network at NBAA 2012

    Charleston, SC, Oct. 18, 2012 – Hawthorne Global Aviation Services (www.hawthorne.aero) will be exhibiting at this year’s National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Convention (booth...

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  • ExcelAire Announces New Road Show Planning Service for Private Jet Trips

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ronkonkoma, NY, Oct. 11, 2012 - ExcelAire, one of the largest private jet charter firms in the nation, today announced the formation of a charter team dedicated to music and ...

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  • ExcelAire Expands Fleet, Adds Three Private Jets

    RONKONKOMA, NY, July 20, 2012 – Continuing its fleet expansion, ExcelAire today announced the addition of three private jets, including a Cessna Citation Sovereign, Learjet 60 and a Gulfstrea...

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  • Hawthorne Opens New Private Jet Gateway to U.S. with Convenient Access to New York City

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENEVA - May 14, 2012 – Hawthorne Global Aviation today announced that it has opened a new private jet gateway to the U.S., providing international travelers with a c...

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  • Hawthorne Global Aviation Services Opens FBO at MacArthur Airport in New York

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hawthorne FBO Plans Hangar Expansion with Space to Accommodate BBJ-sized Aircraft Ronkonkoma, New York, May 3, 2012 - Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced th...

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  • Hawthorne Global Aviation Services Acquires ExcelAire LLC, a New York-based FBO, Aircraft Charter & Management Company

    Charleston, South Carolina, January 19, 2012 - Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced the acquisition of ExcelAire, LLC, a Fixed Based Operator (FBO), aircraft charter and management co...

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