Air Elite Adds Nine New FBOs to Network

 - February 9, 2017, 10:36 AM
Hawker Pacific's FBO at Cairns in Australia is one of nine new facilities that recently joined the Air Elite network. [Photo: Hawker Pacific]

Air Elite announced has recently added nine new FBOs to its Diamond Service locations, extending the U.S.-based company's network to six continents and both hemispheres. The nine new locations comprise Circle Air Group and Ross Aviation in California, four Hawker Pacific locations in Australia, one Hawker Pacific location in Singapore, the Galaxy FBO in Texas and Cerulean Aviation in South Carolina.

Circle Air Group at Gillespie Field in El Cajon, California, claims to operate the largest FAA Class IV Part 145 repair shop in the San Diego area. With more than 70,000 sq ft of hangar rental space and 400,000 sq ft of ramp space, it offers avionics maintenance services on Citations, Gulfstreams and Falcons, among others. Meanwhile, Long Beach Airport’s Ross Aviation—formerly AirFlite—can service aircraft as large as a Boeing 767.

Air Elite’s new Australian Hawker Pacific locations in Sydney, Perth, Brisbane and Cairns ,as well as the new addition in Singapore, can schedule VIP ground handling for customers. These locations also feature VIP lounges, hangar space, communication facilities for business and travel needs as well as on-site customs, immigration and quarantine clearance.

Galaxy FBO, located at Conroe North Houston Regional Airport, has a three-story facility features pilot and VIP lounges as well as conference rooms, offices and an on-site restaurant. Ranging from 13,419 sq ft to 38,000 sq ft, its seven hangars can accommodate aircraft as large as the Gulfstream G650.

Last, Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport’s Cerulean Aviation features U.S. customs clearance and full ground-handling support.