December 19, 2013 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) recently announced two new Broker/Dealers and four new Products and Services companies have joined the association.
“We continue to grow this association with first class aviation companies that are committed to doing business in the most ethical manner,” commented Brad Harris, NARA Chairman and CEO of Dallas Jet International. “On behalf of all the NARA members, we welcome our six new members and I look forward to working with all of them.”
All NARA members must follow a strict NARA Code of Ethics and Broker/Dealers members must pass a rigorous application process, established earlier this year, in order to become an exclusive NARA Certified Aircraft Broker/Dealer. The NARA Certification process assures the highest degree of confidence when buying or selling previously owned business aircraft. NARA Products and Services Members are selected from the most admired and experienced providers of products and services to business aircraft owners and operators.
New Aircraft Broker/Dealer Members
- Corporate Fleet Services:
Corporate Fleet Services (CFS) is a comprehensive aircraft sales and acquisition company, offering a variety of services ranging from market analysis and listing valuation, to purchase support and closing facilitation. Providing clients with positive experiences for more than 30 years, CFS has accumulated a vast network of satisfied CFS customers that span the globe.
- Exclusive Aviation / Fargo Jet Center:
Exclusive Aviation offers new and used sales, acquisition and brokerage services in all aircraft markets. As a Dealer/Broker that inventories aircraft, Exclusive Aviation provides maximum buyer peace-of-mind. Exclusive Aviation is an affiliate of Fargo Jet Center, an award-winning, full service FBO based in Fargo, North Dakota.
New Aviation Products & Services Members
- Avfuel Corporation:
Avfuel provides fuel and services to the global aviation industry and is the leading independent supplier in the United States. Established as a supply and logistics company nearly 40 years ago, Avfuel is core competent in every aspect that surrounds the delivery of fuel – from refinery to wingtip. Avfuel combines global access with personalized service throughout a fueling network of over 3,000 locations worldwide and 600+ Avfuel branded dealers and offers business solutions such as AVTRIP, a recognized pilot incentive program; the jet fuel savings program, Avfuel Contract Fuel and Avplan, a flight-support and trip planning company for domestic and international customers.
- Guggenheim Partners:
Guggenheim Partners, Business Aircraft Investments (BAI) provides personalized finance solutions that allow clients to realize the capital value of their business aircraft. Experienced in multiple international markets, BAI serves a diverse client base by providing asset-based limited recourse structures to both corporations and high net worth individuals in developed and emerging jurisdictions, in addition to established Broker/Dealers.
- Landmark Aviation:
Landmark Aviation operates the world's fastest growing network of fixed base operations located throughout the U.S., Canada and Western Europe. The Company offers a wide range of services, including FBO, MRO, and Aircraft Management & Charter. Landmark is a portfolio company of the Carlyle Group.
- NetJets, Inc.:
NetJets Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the worldwide leader in private aviation for nearly 50 years and has the largest and most diverse private jet fleet in the world. NetJets offers a full range of global private aviation solutions to satisfy every travel need, including fractional aircraft ownership, leases, jet cards, aircraft management, on-demand charter services and whole aircraft sales. With operations in the United States and Europe, NetJets is a global company.
NARA is a professional trade association comprised of selected aircraft sales and brokerage businesses that are NARA Certified and aircraft product/services companies that adhere to the highest professional standards. Promoting the growth and public understanding of the aircraft resale industry, NARA’s members abide by an elite 14-point Code of Ethics that provides standards of business conduct regarding aircraft transactions. For more information about NARA, its members and its code of ethics, visit the NARA website at www.NARAaircraft.com