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Professionalism in Aviation

Adam Parnes, Jet Edge's Director of Maintenance, is receiving the NBAA Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award, at the 2018 NBAA National Safety Forum! Congratulations, Adam!

First awarded in 2016, the NBAA Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award recognizes individual aviation professionals who have demonstrated their outstanding professionalism and leadership in support of aviation safety in the business aviation industry. Kern Award recipients have shown a continuous history of extraordinary participation in, or support of, professionalism in business aviation. They have exhibited leadership qualities and made significant contributions to the industry in the following categories of professionalism, as defined by Dr. Tony Kern:

Vocational Excellence
Professional Ethics
Continuous Improvement
Professional Engagement
Professional Image

Adam is receiving his award today at the 2018 NBAA National Safety Forum in Orlando, Florida.

Please join us in congratulating Adam! We could not be more proud of him!

Jet Edge Reaches Scale In Six Years, Delivering A Safe, Hassle-Free Luxury Private Jet Experience

“Start counting when you hear the engines—one-one thousand two-one thousand. Just count to five and then…see you later,” says Bill Papariella, CEO and founder of Jet Edge, as we taxi onto the Santa Rosa airport runway. Before I can complete the count to six, the Gulfstream is shooting upwards on the way home to Los Angeles.

“At 51,000 feet flying long range you can go up to the front of the plane and see the curvature of the earth. You’re sipping fuel because the air is so light the plane is like a missile. This plane costs $2400 an hour to operate at 51,000 feet,” says Papariella, whose company provides end-to-end global aircraft management specializing in large cabin aircraft, primarily Gulfstreams, an approach that has given Jet Edge a competitive advantage, driving down costs.

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China's Minsheng Enters U.S. Leasing Market with Jet Edge

From Aviation International News (April 13, 2017)

Minsheng Financial Leasing held a signing ceremony on April 11 for the lease of three Embraer Legacy 650s to Jet Edge, marking its first such agreement involving U.S. operations. Jet Edge took delivery of the first of the Legacys at the end of March. All three of the super-midsize business jets are expected to enter service in the next three to four months, said Jet Edge CEO Bill Papariella.

The Legacys continue a rapid growth for the Los Angeles-based operator, which now has 55 aircraft in its fleet but is in the midst of adding 10 more. The agreement begins a partnership between Minsheng and Jet Edge that might lead to additional aircraft and different models, Papariella said. He indicated that Jet Edge is eyeing Gulfstream models next.

The company has expanded into a range of services, including a $100 million finance ... Read More

Jet Edge Sponsors American Red Cross Celebrity Golf Tournament

On Monday, April 25th Jet Edge team members Brandon Holdridge, Samantha Lonigro, and Haley Esparza will be on-site at Lakeside Golf Club in Burbank, California as part of our sponsorship of the annual American Red Cross Celebrity Golf Tournament.  Jet Edge has chosen to participate in this event as part of our ongoing commitment to economic and social development, both at home and abroad.

We’ll be holding two exciting contests. A $100,000 flight credit will be awarded to the lucky golfer to hit a hole-in-one on Hole #9, a challenging 225-yard Par 3.  There will also be a closest to the Pin (KP) contest, with winners taking home a brand new driver for first place and Scotty Cameron putters for second and third.

View photos after the event on Jet Edge’s Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter accounts.

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