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JET CENTER SIGNS FBO ALLIANCE AGREEMENT WITH JET AVIATION

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Jet Aviation signs FBO Alliance agreement with Jet Center at Santa Fe

TETERBORO, N.J. / August 10, 2016 Jet Aviation has signed a Fixed Base Operation (FBO) alliance with Jet Center at Santa Fe to offer customers with more choices.

Jet Aviation, with more than 20 FBO operations worldwide, and Jet Center at Santa Fe recently signed an FBO alliance agreement. This partnership offers customers additional locations from which to choose, with guaranteed levels of service. The companies will also share best practices and combine resources.

“A partnership with Jet Center at Santa Fe makes perfect sense for our customers since both of our companies are committed to delivering the highest level of service,” said John Langevin, vice president, FBO operations, North America, Jet Aviation. “Their exceptional attention to detail and the company’s strategic airport location makes them a great alliance partner to the Jet Aviation global FBO network.”

“The foundation of Jet Center at Santa Fe is world-class customer service. As we share a similar philosophy and execution standards as Jet Aviation, our newly announced alliance made complete sense,” said John Marchman, Managing Partner, Jet Center at Santa Fe. “Our entire organization is thrilled to partner with a great company who shares our dedication and customer focus. Joining the Jet Aviation global network provides our customers new opportunities to experience the uncompromising service that they have come to expect in Santa Fe as well as additional product offerings throughout the entire Jet Aviation alliance.

Jet Center at Santa Fe is a full-service FBO founded by a team of industry veterans who proudly bring more than 75 years of aviation experience to KSAF. Jet Center at Santa Fe has a passionate and highly experienced professional staff committed to make every experience exceptional and is very proud to bring our legacy of award winning service back to the Santa Fe community. The company provides FBO and fuel services along with a Part 145 repair station. Please visit www.jetcentersf.com for more information.

Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was founded in Switzerland in 1967 and is one of the leading business aviation services companies in the world. Close to 4,500 employees cater to client needs from more than 25 airport facilities throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North and South America. The company provides maintenance, completions and refurbishment, engineering, FBO and fuel services, along with aircraft management, charter services, aircraft sales and personnel services. Jet Aviation's European and U.S. aircraft management and charter divisions jointly operate a fleet of almost 300 aircraft. Please visit www.jetaviation.com and follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/jetaviation

JET CENTER AT SANTA FE BRINGS NEW FBO TO SANTA FE FBO MAY 2015  

Jet Center at Santa Fe will deliver a second fixed base operator (FBO) back to the Santa Fe Airport May 2015, effectively ending the long-standing monopoly now held by Landmark Aviation.  With a unanimous vote by the Santa Fe City Council, and full support from the Mayor’s Office, Jet Center at Santa Fe (JCSF) marks an exciting return for a savvy, well-respected group of veterans with more than 75 years of experience between them. 

Santa Fe and Scottsdale Air Center co-owners Herb Marchman and Ron Tarrson, Flight Partners president John Marchman, and former general manager of Santa Fe and Scottsdale Air Centers Troy Padilla, are the executive team behind JCSF providing full FBO services for the flying public, including commercial airlines, private charters and corporate aircraft.  Santa Fe Air Center was an eight-time recipient of ExxonMobil Aviation’s Gold Service Award. In its second year of operation, Scottsdale Air Center ranked as Aviation International News’ third FBO in the United States with consistent top rankings through the ownership period. 

The founders bring their legacy of award-winning customer service to the Santa Fe aviation community paired with on-point logistical services and vast knowledge of detail-oriented customer service creating uniquely personal experiences. JCSF’s arrival marks a tremendous boon for the city, providing an impeccable first impression of Santa Fe for business, cultural and political leaders, celebrities and artists the moment they set foot on the tarmac.

JCSF leased approximately 5 acres of vacant land to construct a new terminal, two new heated hangars with more than 32,000 square feet, a new fuel farm, and full service maintenance and avionics in affiliation with Santa Fe Aero Services.  During the construction of its new facilities, the Avfuel-branded FBO will operate out of a temporary, ramp-side terminal, offering an amenities-rich passenger waiting area, a private pilot lounge, briefing rooms, Wi-Fi and plane-side car service.