Hawthorne Acquires ExcelAire

 - January 26, 2012, 3:20 PM

Charleston, S.C.-based Hawthorne Global Aviation Services acquired FBO and aircraft charter and management company ExcelAire at MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma, N.Y. “We are delighted to be teaming up with ExcelAire as we focus on building our fixed-based operations network,” said Hawthorne president and CEO Steven Levesque. “This acquisition highlights our continued FBO focus with expansion into aircraft charter, management and maintenance.” The value of the deal was not disclosed.