Startup operation, purchased company in 2005 after a year-long capital search.
Began charter operations mid-2005.
Operated as a charter until 2008, when converted to commuter (scheduled) air carrier.
Capitalization raised in excess of $4.7mm (private and angel investor) financing.
Additional funding was $4.5mm in private aircraft leasebacks.
Initial Cadre Company Instructor.
Increased fleet to 8 aircraft on leaseback.
Developed hyper-efficient maintenance facility.
Achieved DOT Commuter Status (Economic Authority) in less than 100 days.
Achieved Commuter Status (FAA) in same time frame.
Acquired Gate Access at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport
Developed benchmark Flight Operations, Flight Management, Dispatch, and Customer Service Groups.
Developed in-house training and simulation facility which is one of a kind.
TSA AOSSP received in less than 90 days.
Negotiated changes in the ATL ASP allowing unique operations at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport.
Beneficial relationships with Delta Airlines, American Airlines, and Cape Air.
Identified and formulated methodology for selecting profitable commuter markets.
Successfully negotiated with TSA to add new airports to screening processes.
8 direct reports, and 5 indirect. 65 Employees.
Sold Company in 2009