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Teresa Hughes Joins Desert Jet as Director of Business Development

Teresa Hughes, Desert JetSanta Ana, CA – July 11, 2013 – Desert Jet, ranked on the Inc. 500 list as the fastest-growing privately-owned jet charter and aircraft management company in the nation, today announced further growth with the addition of Teresa Hughes as Director of Business Development.

Teresa will lead the growth of Desert Jet’s Orange County charter location as well as oversee the operations of Desert Jet’s fleet of jet aircraft.  She joins Clair Burke and Kelly Mason in Desert Jet’s high-powered charter team as they strive to provide the industry’s most responsive charter service levels.

Before joining Desert Jet, Teresa managed the Operations Control Center for Avantair, a large fractional aircraft company operating over 50 aircraft.

“Teresa is an extraordinary individual with rare determination, and we are thrilled to have her join our team,” said Denise Wilson, President and CEO of Desert Jet. “Her ability to execute the most demanding flight schedule while keeping customer service first will be the greatest benefit to our clients.  Her exceptional attention to detail, warm demeanor and savvy industry knowledge perfectly represents Desert Jet.”

About Desert Jet

Desert Jet is a full-service aviation management company that provides clients with expertise in acquiring, operating, maintaining and generating revenue using private jet aircraft, and offers on-demand charters in its fleet of jet aircraft based in Palm Springs, Orange County and San Diego.  Desert Jet was recently honored on the Inc. 500 list of the nation’s fastest growing privately-owned companies, ranking #69 nationwide throughout all industries and #1 in the aviation industry.  Desert Jet’s safety certifications include IS-BAO registration, Wyvern Wingman status and the ARG/US Gold+ rating.  Desert Jet is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).  For more information visit the Desert Jet website at, email or contact (800) 381-JETS.

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