La Quinta, CA – February 6, 2013 – Desert Jet has announced a record increase in flight hours and revenue in January 2013 as compared to the previous year.

Flight hours flown by Desert Jet increased over 200% in January on Desert Jet’s fleet of jet aircraft based in Southern California.

The U.S. private aviation industry overall experienced a decline of 3% in hours flown during this same period, according to data provided by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Desert Jet has experienced phenomenal growth since its inception in 2007.  The company ranked on the Inc. 500 list of the nation’s fastest growing privately-owned companies two years in a row and ranked as the fastest growing aviation company in the nation in 2012.

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 www.desertjet.com, email info@desertjet.com or contact (800) 381-JETS.