MEBAA Convention News

New York Charter Firm Adds S-76 Helo to Fleet

 - November 16, 2008, 12:19 AM

ExcelAire of Ronkonkoma, New York, has added a Sikorsky S-76 to its fleet of business jets, which includes several Gulfstream and Cessna Citation models, Embraer Legacy
600s and others. “For passengers arriving in private jets at our international gateway FBO at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, the S-76 provides for easy helicopter connections to New York City in under 30 minutes,” said David Rimmer, executive vice president for ExcelAire (Stand No. 908). Boston, Atlantic City, the Hamptons, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., are also within range of the five-passenger S-76. The company also operates a Eurocopter Dauphin from its base at Teterboro Airport in
New Jersey. ExcelAire specializes in private jet charter, aircraft management, maintenance and sales, and maintains office and hangar space at MacArthur Airport.