Solairus Featured in Jetset Magazine!

solairus News Leave a Comment

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, …

Wyvern Wingman Certification!

newsite2015 News Leave a Comment

Watch Wyvern and Solairus document how a third party safety audit can help an organization improve their flight operations and maintenance programs. Wyvern is a global leader in aviation safety auditing, consulting, and information services, providing one of the most rigorous onsite safety auditing packages in the world. By passing the onsite Wingman audit, Solairus has also agreed to Wyvern’s …

Solairus Earns DCA TSA Authorization

solairus News Leave a Comment

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

solairus News Leave a Comment

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

solairus News Leave a Comment

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

solairus News Leave a Comment

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 …

Solairus Aviation Partners with Sean Tucker’s Tutima Academy

solairus News Leave a Comment

Tutima Academy to provide extensive upset recovery and confidence training to Solairus pilots. San Francisco (Feb 20, 2013) – Solairus Aviation announced today that it has partnered with Sean Tucker’s Tutima Academy to provide its fleet pilots with upset recovery and confidence training. An intensive two-day program has been developed utilizing Tutima’s 2-seat Extra 300L aerobatic aircraft, with Solairus’ crewmembers …

Solairus Signs “Lucky 13” Private Jets in Twelve Months

solairus News Leave a Comment

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Solairus Signs “Lucky 13″ Private Jets in Twelve Months Thirteen aircraft management clients worldwide respond to Solairus’ adaptive, people-centric management model.   San Francisco (Oct 29, 2012) –   In the past twelve months, Solairus Aviation has added thirteen aircraft to the company’s management fleet, including ten aircraft based domestically, two jets based in Europe, and …

9 Jets in 9 Months for Solairus

solairus News Leave a Comment

A recent spring blossom of four new jets highlights Solairus’ impressive 9-month streak. San Francisco (May 29, 2012) – Solairus’ impressive rate of growth continues well into the company’s third successful year in business with a recent influx of four managed private business jets in just the past 30 days. Two Connecticut-based large-cabin jets, a Gulfstream 400 and a Gulfstream …

Solairus Appoints Mark Dennen CFO

solairus News Leave a Comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mark Dennen to assume CFO duties for Solairus Aviation. San Francisco (January 11, 2012) – Solairus Aviation has announced that Mark Dennen has accepted an offer to become the San Francisco-based company’s Chief Financial Officer and will begin serving in the role in early February. Dennen has served most recently as the CFO for Key Air, and …