STA Jets Expands Fleet with Addition of Citation Bravo Based at Palm Springs International Airport

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Oct.  8, 2013 – STA Jets, a leader in executive charter, aircraft management, and aircraft sales and acquisition services based in Santa Ana, CA, has announced the addition of a Citation Bravo to its charter fleet. The airplane will be based out of a newly established STA Jets office at Palm Springs International Airport.

The newly acquired jet is a 2001 Citation Bravo CE-550 (tail number N717GK) and is available for immediate charter.

“Expanding into Palm Springs allows us to better serve our clients in the area. This aircraft is the first of many that will be based in the desert in the coming months,” said Kurt Belcher, STA Jets President and CEO.

The light jet seats eight passengers, with a cruising speed of 466 mph. Amenities include a mini-galley, aft lavatory and satellite phone connectivity. The twin-turbofan-powered Citation Bravo is ideal for short-range executive/business travel.

STA Jets offers a unique set of private jet resources, including:

– Full-service charters and trip support worldwide with an available membership program
– Aircraft management (Part 91 and Part 135)
– Aircraft sales and acquisitions including fractional ownership and a new non-equity share program
– Aircraft support including financial management, maintenance and crew selection

STA Jets operates a comprehensive fleet of aircraft that includes two Challenger 601-3A’s, Gulfstream G-IV, Nextant 400XT, Citation Bravo, King Air 200 and two Pilatus PC-12’s. It is the only charter fleet offering heavy jet aircraft at John Wayne Airport (SNA). The firm also maintains an extensive affiliate fleet at various locations around the country with a wide range of choices for light, mid-size and heavy aircraft. For information on STA Jets programs and services, including charter reservations, visit www.stajets.com.


About STA Jets

STA Jets specializes in offering a unique combination of executive charters, aircraft management, and aircraft sales and acquisitions. With a diverse fleet of aircraft and superior flight crews, it provides a travel experience above and beyond the rest, all backed by topflight customer support. Headquartered at John Wayne Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, California, the company also has operations in Van Nuys, Palm Springs and Chino, California. www.stajets.com