Solairus Aviation Announces Executive Promotions

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Private Aviation Firm Promotes John King to President

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (November 20, 2009) – Solairus Aviation ( announced today the promotions of current CFO John King to President of the rapidly growing private aviation services firm.

“Solairus’ continued growth and development nationwide demands that we have the right people in the right roles,” said Dan Drohan, Solairus CEO Dan Drohan.  “John has played a key role in transforming Solairus from start-up to industry leader in less than a year.”

 With a fleet now numbering more than forty turbine aircraft throughout the US, these promotions are designed to harness the collective skills of Solairus entire management team, and help ensure continued success.

“John is a strong leader. He’s a dynamic, experienced entrepreneur and businessman who has served the company extremely well in its early stages,” Drohan added.

“I am very pleased to have John assuming a broader leadership role,” stated Jake Cartwright, Vice Chairman. “John has the experience and talent required to continue growing Solairus in the years to come. He is well respected in and out of the aviation industry, which is vitally important to our success.”

John King holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of San Francisco.  He has more than 25 years of business and financial management experience in a variety of fields: aviation, software, systems integration and
investment banking.  Additionally, King is a commercial pilot and has been involved with multiple aviation endeavors over a thirty year period. He is type rated in several turbojet aircraft and is also an accomplished unlimited aerobatic competitor.

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