Winner Aviation

Winner Aviation Expands Reach and Service as Sentient Jet Charter Approved Operator

VIENNA, OH –– April 15, 2013 – Winner Aviation, a full service private aviation operator based at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, has been designated as an “approved operator” by Sentient Jet Charter.  The locally-based company is now a partner in Sentient Jet’s prestigious Jet Card Program.

Since 1999, Sentient Jet has been an industry leader and pioneer in the “Jet Card” business.  They partner with a select group of approved operators across the country to conduct an average of 40,000 - 45,000 hours of charter a year. Fewer than 33% of potential operators are Sentient approved.

“We have joined a select group of the highest caliber private aviation operators in the country,” says Don Bernier, Director of Flight Operations for Winner Aviation.  “This achievement is a testament to our flight department’s commitment to professional development and growth, and opens the door to a new market of established private jet travelers.

Winner Aviation has operated turboprop and jet aircraft on its FAA Air Carrier Certificate in Youngstown, Ohio since 1995.  It currently operates six corporate aircraft, two for charter and the others for local leading businesses in Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania.

Winner Aviation’s Hawker 400XP and King Air B100 offer the ultimate in personalized air travel for business or pleasure.  Winner Aviation is rated ARG/US Gold and is Wyvern Registered according to the two industry leading independent safety organizations.

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About Winner Aviation: Winner Aviation is a full service Fixed Based Operator at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport in Vienna, Ohio and has been serving the needs of private and corporate aviation for over 60 years.  Winner Aviation is supported by a fully staffed Flight Department with pilot services and aircraft charter available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Since 1995, Winner Aviation has maintained Air Carrier status with the Federal Aviation Administration operating turboprop and jet aircraft.  In addition to charter services, the company also offers staff line service and maintenance operations within its 70,000 square foot facility.