Jet Linx Appoints John Scicluna As Private Jet Base President for Detroit Operations

Aug. 17, 2016
With more than 30 years of experience in aviation, Scic was previously with CAE SimuFlite (Canadian Aviation Electronics) where he was responsible for business aviation, maintenance and helicopter training sales in North, Central and South America

OMAHA, Neb. (Aug. 16, 2016) – Jet Linx Aviation, a private aviation company based in Omaha, Neb., announces John Scicluna as Base President of its Detroit private terminal, effective immediately.  John is responsible for driving market infiltration of the brand by keeping up with industry variations and maintaining client satisfaction.  

“Of the 14 designated base markets, Detroit is one of our newest markets we wanted to ensure had a proficient and well-seasoned industry leader,” said Jamie Walker, President & CEO of Jet Linx.  “With John on board, we can really start building upon our platform of operating on a local, more personalized level and service our local customer base with customized programming that fit their individual needs.” 

With more than 30 years of experience in aviation and sales, John was previously with CAE SimuFlite (Canadian Aviation Electronics) where he was responsible for business aviation, maintenance and helicopter training sales in North, Central and South America.  He also served as Vice President of Sales at Pentastar Aviation, where at this Michigan-based Aviation Services Company, he oversaw sales activities across the company, including Aircraft Management and Charter Sales, Maintenance & Avionics sales. John’s career spans from serving as VP of Sales of the North Central States for United Airlines' Avolar Fractional FJO program to VP of Business Development for N1 Aviation, where he managed aircraft acquisitions and sales.  John began his career as President of JetOne, a regional fractional jet operator (FJO) based in SE Michigan (PTK). 

Jet Linx has flown over 50 million miles since its inception in 1999, managing the third largest part 135 fleet with 75 total aircraft ranging from light, mid, super mid and heavy jet aircraft. The company guarantees service “from” and “to” the local, private terminals in 14 cities spanning from East to West, plus anywhere in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.  Jet Linx also provides international service to Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and South America.

In addition, Jet Linx recently augmented their jet card services with a new model of offerings and added value to simplify the way members fly and amplify a winning business strategy.  The Club and Executive Jet Cards are the two most consumer-friendly, cost-effective jet cards in the industry, providing guaranteed availability of any size jet category, guaranteed hourly rates, and a guaranteed highest standard of safety, plus an Elevated Lifestyle benefits program that includes partnerships with over a dozen luxury services.

“I’m thrilled to join Jet Linx Aviation on their continued quest to provide their customers with a nationwide service on a localized level,” said John Scicluna, Base President of Detroit.  “I look forward to applying my years of experience in the PTK market to Jet Linx’s philosophy of not only maintaining our members, but retaining new ones and offering everyone an opportunity to not only fly on our aircraft, but also own an aircraft under our supervision and management.” 

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About Jet Linx Aviation

Jet Linx Aviation is a locally-focused private jet company founded in 1999 as a more personalized approach to national private jet companies. Jet Linx offers two different ways to experience private aviation – a guaranteed Jet Card and an Aircraft Management program – providing its clients with an all-encompassing, local solution to all of their private jet travel needs. Jet Linx is an IS-BAO Stage 3, ARGUS Platinum and Wyvern Wingman safety rated operator, an accomplishment earned by less than one percent of all aircraft operators in the world. It is headquartered in Omaha, Neb. and has bases in Atlanta, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Dallas, Ft. Worth, Denver, Omaha, San Antonio, Scottsdale, St Louis, Tulsa, Nashville and Washington D.C.  For additional information, please visit Jet Linx (