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Flo Newton founded Global Aviation at Portland-Hillsboro Airport in 1995.
Today, it's a national leader in providing executive charter flights.
In just 13 years, Flo Newton's Global Aviation
has become a national favorite in the highly competitive world of business jetliner charters, recognized by Fortune 500
executives, celebrities and private jet operators as the premier fixed base operation in the Pacific Northwest.
company's popularity to its top-flight personalized care of clients, attention to detail, skilled aircraft maintenance and outstanding trip management performance.
Based at Portland-Hillsboro Airport (HIO), Oregon's second busiest airfield with more than 220,000 annual flight operations, Global Aviation
operates a fleet of six Lear, Hawker, Challenger and Falcon business aircraft.
Employing 53 people, Newton
promotes Global Aviation
as a financially sound business with no debt, which gives the growing company more options for expansion.
"We already have two 24,000-square-foot hangars for our leased planes and a smaller 15,000-square-foot hangar," Newton
"Years ago, many people weren't thinking as much about charter flights," Newton
"Today's worsening commercial air travel conditions and increased travel demands for businesses are making corporate flying much more attractive."
also noted that the cost of chartering flights is far less than keeping corporate planes on the balance sheet.
Global's fleet of seven-to-nine passenger executive aircraft is leased at a variety of rates, including a Lear 35 at $2,450 an hour, a larger Lear 45 at $3,100 and a Challenger 604 for $4,900.
also offers a Hawker 800SP, available hourly at $3,400, and a Lear 60 at $3,300.
, the charter service added a Falcon 900EX to handle its clients' growing needs.
also sets up ground travel, lodging or other necessary arrangements.
"We've even using today's higher fuel prices as an opportunity to save our clients money by developing our own Fuel Economics Dispatcher," Newton
said Shell Aviation is a world leader, having been named early in 2008 as the best international jet fuel marketer for the second consecutive year.
has come a long way with her
business in just a few years.
services on her
experience running a charter service from 1981 to 1995 for Louisiana-Pacific
, a major timber products company.
She not only headed the company's sideline business, but also often served as a flight attendant.
That's when she
reputation for keen attention to detail and a deep understanding of the needs of corporate fliers.
closed that service, she
opened an independent air charter business, operating from her
"I had a lot of experience and connections and knew a lot of people who were good customers with Louisiana-Pacific
"I started booking flights for them with private jets owned by other companies."
As her business grew, she leased a 24,000-square-foot hangar at HIO in 1997, hired a mechanic and two pilots, brought three corporate jets into the hangar and began operating Global Aviation on a larger scale.
By January 2000, her
hangar was filled, so she
added a second one with space for a luxury suite of offices, opening the new facilities in August 2001.
staff have built a national reputation for Global Aviation's
executive jet charter services, headquartered at Portland-Hillsboro Airport.
Global Aviation also bases planes at a Seattle hangar and Newton
expects to grow that business, too.
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To have this rating is validation of our goal to make Global Aviation a superior charter operator in the world market, states Flo Newton, Global Aviation President.
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Lockhart helped establish Global Aviation Inc. with president, Flo Newton, in 1995, as a consultant providing critical direction for the creation of the company.
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