Solairus Aviation Marks Five Years in Business

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300% Growth in Gross Revenue, Fleet of over 70 Aircraft, and Over 400 Employees Highlight Solairus’ Ascension. San Francisco, CA (Aug 21, 2014) – 2014 marked the fifth year in business for Solairus Aviation, a private aircraft management and charter operator based out of the San Francisco Bay Area. In that short time, Solairus has become one of the private …

Solairus 5 Five New Charter Jets

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For Immediate Release Solairus Aviation Adds Five New Charter Jets to Nationwide Fleet Strong gains in the Northeast Market highlight Solairus’ recent growth. San Francisco (May 1, 2014) Just four months into 2014, Solairus Aviation has already added a Phoenix, AZ-based Hawker 800XP, a Midwestern-based Global Express XRS, a Fort Lauderdale, FL-based Challenger 604, a Challenger 300 near Boston, MA, …

Solairus Earns Stage Three IS-BAO Certification

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San Francisco (December 12, 2013) – Solairus Aviation has once again proven its absolute commitment to safety by earning the arduous Stage Three certification of the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO), becoming one of less than 1% of North American private aviation operators to have done so. Solairus’ Stage Three certification not only confirms the organization’s ongoing commitment …

Solairus Adds Six Aircraft To Managed Fleet

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San Francisco  (October 22, 2013) – Solairus Aviation’s managed and charter fleet continues to grow with the recent addition of six large-cabin jets, all secured within Q3 of 2013. With nearly 60 managed aircraft, Solairus now operates 35 different types of aircraft based at nearly 40 U.S and international locations across 15 different states. “We have three large-cabin jets joining our charter fleet with …

Paul Class; Solairus Senior VP of Charter Sales

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Experienced sales executive joins Solairus management team. Manhattan (September 25, 2013) – Solairus Aviation has strengthened its charter sales team once again with the recent announcement that industry veteran Paul Class has been appointed Senior Vice President of Charter Sales. Class brings to Solairus over two decades of experience in the private aviation charter industry. Class’ career includes building sales …

Solairus Featured in Jetset Magazine!

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A Race to the Bottom The Pitfalls of Cost-Cutting in Private Aviation – By Karen Brost On the surface, it’s easy to identify the advantages of traveling via private aircraft, with convenience, comfort and exclusivity ranking at the top of the list. But underneath it all, Dan Drohan, CEO of the private charter and aircraft asset management company Solairus Aviation, …

Solairus Earns DCA TSA Authorization

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Charter and aircraft owner flights to DCA are now immediately available to Solairus clients. San Francisco (July 3, 2013) – Having successfully passed the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) inspection of the company’s DCA Access Standard Security Program (DASSP), Solairus Aviation has earned authorization to operate at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (KDCA) effective immediately. With only 48 private flights allowed …

Bob Marinace Joins Solairus Management Team

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Solairus Aviation appoints Bob Marinace Executive Vice President. Manhattan (May 13, 2013) – Solairus Aviation announced today that industry veteran Bob Marinace has been appointed as Executive Vice President, effective immediately. Marinace brings over 30 years of aviation experience to Solairus and has held senior leadership positions for several business aviation service companies. A specialist in organizational development, Marinace has …

Solairus Earns Wyvern Wingman

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Arduous Wyvern Wingman certification bolsters Solairus’ Flight Operations, Maintenance, Safety, and Training departments. San Francisco (April 29, 2013) – Solairus Aviation has reaffirmed the company’s unwavering commitment to safety with today’s announcement of a successful completion of the Wyvern Wingman audit. Wyvern is a global leader in aviation safety auditing, consulting, and information services, providing one of the most rigorous …

Solairus Expands Headquarters

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Solairus adds three additional East Coast charter sales team members, increases administration personnel, and nearly doubles their California-based corporate headquarters. San Francisco (Mar 20, 2013) – Solairus Aviation has significantly increased its East Coast presence with today’s announcement that the company has hired three additional charter sales professionals to the team. Northeastern charter market veterans Brian Velelis and Tony Ciaravino …