LONG BEACH, CA November 12, 2011 –JetFlite International, a/k/a JFI, a worldwide provider of aircraft management and charter services, was awarded a Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part145 Repair Station Certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) (Certificate Number K55R584L).
The certificate was issued to the JFI JetCenter at Long Beach Airport (LGB) on October 5, 2011. The new Repair Station Certificate will allow JFI to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, repairs, and alterations on a number of aircraft models that are well represented within the JFI fleet.
“We look forward to this new value added revenue source which will add to our bottom line,” said Bill Cripe, JFI’s chief executive officer.
JetFlite International has been a premiere provider on demand charter and aircraft management as well as aircraft sales and acquisitions for more than 20 years. JetFlite International was formerly known as Air Rutter International.
JetFlite’s growth continues to be fueled by its increasing worldwide charter business. JetFlite’s growth this year has been spurred by its international flights which account for more than 50 percent of our total aircraft charter business, according to Cripe. Last year JFI flew to more than 35 countries including Algeria, Brazil, Chile, China, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Israel, Morocco, Russia, Ukraine, and Vietnam.
For additional information call 1-562-425-8880. Visit the corporate website at www.jfijets.com.