Ronkonkoma, NY, April 25, 2017 -- ExcelAire, the premier boutique aircraft management and charter company, today announced that Chris Curtin has joined the firm as Senior Director of Charter Operations.   

Curtin joins ExcelAire with more than 12 years of aviation industry experience.   Prior to ExcelAire, he served as Corporate Account Manager (Northeast U.S.) for Jetex Flight Support, a flight support company that provides flight planning and dispatch services, ground handling, international trip support, fuel sales and regulatory permissions.  Curtin also served as Executive Vice President at Talon Air.   He began his aviation career as Ground Services Coordinator for NetJets in Columbus, Ohio. 

“Chris’ excellence in charter operations and his deep experience in aviation make him a great addition to the ExcelAire team,” said Robert Molsbergen, President of ExcelAire.  “As we continue to grow, Chris will help us deliver on our commitment to providing the highest levels of service and exceeding our clients’ expectations on every private jet trip with us.”

Curtin holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation, Aircraft Systems from Ohio State University.

 About ExcelAire

A Hawthorne Global Aviation Services company, ExcelAire specializes in worldwide jet charters, aircraft management, maintenance, and sales.  Further information about the ExcelAire fleet, including photos and individual aircraft specifications, is available at www.excelaire.com, or by calling 631-737-0477. 

About Hawthorne Global Aviation Services

Hawthorne Global Aviation Services is a premier provider of general aviation services, with a rich history in the industry dating back to 1932. Hawthorne operates five premier Fixed Based Operators (FBO), located at L.I. MacArthur Airport, NY (KISP); Cobb County International Airport in Atlanta, Ga. (KRYY); Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, Ill. (KPWK); Chippewa Valley Regional Airport in Eau Claire, Wis. (KEAU) and Tuscaloosa Regional Airport in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (KTCL).  It also has private jet charter and maintenance operations at L.I. MacArthur Airport, NY (KISP) and Chippewa Valley Regional Airport, Wis. (KEAU) and private jet maintenance operations at Tuscaloosa Regional Airport, Ala. (KTCL).   For more information on Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, please visit www.hawthorne.aero.  

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Lisa Hendrickson, LCH Communications