ABOUT US

WELCOME TO
THE STA FAMILY


STA is a passionate group of aviators who place client satisfaction at the heart of their business. Managing aircraft since 2009, STA continues to serve the nation with top-tier world travel.
CORE VALUES
Dedicated
Loyal
Fun
Commited to Safety
MISSION STATEMENT
We provide strategic private aviation solutions that respond to the unique needs of high-end clientele.




VISION
The name brand in private world travel.
THE TEAM
MEET THE
STA FAMILY.

From comfort, to safety, to service, everyone at STA strives to ensure that each of our clients has the best experience they’ve ever had on a jet.

Kurt Belcher
Chief Executive Officer
Erik Neiderman
Chief Operating Officer & Director of Operations
Megan Cunningham
General Manager
Zach Rutledge
Director of Charter
SAFETY IS NEVER SECOND.

WE PUT IN THE EFFORT EVERY DAY, AT EVERY MOMENT, TO KEEP OUR CREW AND PASSENGERS SAFE AT ALL TIMES.
Our aviators hold the following industry certifications:



THE RIGHT PILOTS

STA’s pilots maintain a rigorous standard in safety. You can trust STA aviators to exceed minimum safety standards, at every checkpoint.


TOTAL MAINTENANCE FOR TOTAL SAFETY

Jet safety begins with the highest level of maintenance.

We have multiple third-party audit systems in place to ensure that every flight is your jet’s best flight.

ACCOLADES
The latest recognition, news, and developments

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STA JETS Earns WYVERN Wingman status and IS-BAO Stage 2 Certification
June 2, 2016

June 1, 2016 – STA Jets, a leader in executive charter, aircraft management, aircraft sales, and acquisition services based at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, California, is proud to announce we have successfully completed Wyvern Consulting, Ltd.’s safety audit, securing Wyvern Wingman status. STA Jets also has earned an IS-BAO Stage 2 Certification, demonstrating …

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STA Jets increases fleet with addition of Two Gulfstream G-IVs
March 8, 2016

SANTA ANA – March 7, 2016 – STA Jets, a leader in executive charter, aircraft management, and aircraft sales and acquisition services based in Santa Ana, CA, announces the addition of two additional Gulfstream G-IV`s to their extensive fleet of charter aircraft. “With a total of 6 G-IVs we are able to expand our resources to …

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STA Jets unveils redesigned website
October 21, 2015

Santa Ana –STA Jets, a leader in executive charter, aircraft management, and aircraft sales and acquisition services based in Santa Ana, CA, has announced the launch of its redesigned website, www.stajets.com, which gives owners, clients and visitors unprecedented functionality. The new stajets.com provides extraordinary insights into STA Jets’ distinctive and evolving fleet, program offerings and …

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STA Jets Adds Citation CJ2 to Fleet of Light Jet Aircraft
October 13, 2015

SANTA ANA, Calif. – October 6, 2015 – STA Jets, a leader in executive charter, aircraft management, and aircraft sales and acquisition services based in Santa Ana, CA, announces the addition of a fourth Citation light jet aircraft to the fleet. Kurt Belcher, STA Jets President and CEO states, “2015 has been an exciting time for …

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STA Jets Achieves Prestigious ARGUS Platinum Safety Rating, Plus IS-BAO Stage One Registration
December 19, 2014

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Dec. 19, 2014 – STA Jets, a leader in executive charter, aircraft management, and aircraft sales and acquisition services based at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, Calif., has been awarded the prestigious Platinum rating from ARGUS International as well as IS-BAO Stage One registration from the International Business Aviation Council. …

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STA Jets CEO Kurt Belcher Joins Pretend City Children’s Museum Board of Directors
December 10, 2014

SANTA ANA, California – Dec. 10, 2013 – Kurt Belcher, CEO of STA Jets, a leader in executive charter, aircraft management, and aircraft sales and acquisition services based in Santa Ana, CA, has been selected to join the Board of Directors for Pretend City Children’s Museum in Irvine, Calif. Pretend City Children’s Museum is focused …

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STA Jets Adds Gulfstream IV to Fleet
November 11, 2014

STA Jets, southern California’s leader in private jet charter services, has added another Gulfstream IV to its growing fleet. The newest Gulfstream addition seats 13 passengers comfortably and is outfitted with a number of special amenities including global WiFi, satellite phone service, and a state of the art entertainment system which includes XBox, Airshow, and a …

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Believing for Desi
August 14, 2014

Desi Cechin, age 5, is fighting cancer and now she has a new ally on her side. On the morning of August 16, Orange County-based private jet charter firm STA Jets will be flying Desi from the Palm Springs airport to New York City (Teterboro) so that she can undergo crucial surgery at Memorial Sloan …

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STA Jets Expands to Miami-Area Opa-locka Executive Airport (KOPF)
April 7, 2014

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Apr. 7, 2014 – STA Jets, a leader in executive charter, aircraft management, and aircraft sales and acquisition services based at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, Calif., has announced the opening of an additional base of operations in Miami at Opa-locka Executive Airport (KOPF). Following the recent opening of a …

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STA Jets Receives FAA Authorization for Worldwide Charter Operations
January 16, 2014

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Jan. 16, 2014 – STA Jets, a leader in executive charter, aircraft management, and aircraft sales and acquisition services based at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, Calif., has achieved authorization for Worldwide Charter Operations from the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA). The authorization was granted following completion of an FAA audit …

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World Whisky Day

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” -Mark Twain World Whisky Day is a worldwide invitation to celebrate and enjoy whisky (or whiskey if you are from Ireland or referring to American whiskey) by World Whisky Day founder, Blair Bowman. Whether you travel to a big whisky celebration …

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