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Desert Jet Adds 2002 Citation Encore to Its Charter Fleet

Desert Jet, recognized by Inc. Magazine as the nation’s fastest growing privately-owned jet charter company on the 2011 Inc. 500 list, is pleased to announce the addition of a 2002 Citation Encore to its charter fleet.  The new addition to the fleet is based at the Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport in Palm Springs/Thermal, California.

The Citation Encore is renowned for its long range capabilities, able to fly flights as long as 1800 miles nonstop at speeds of just over 500 miles per hour.

Citation Encore Desert Jet

Desert Jet’s new Citation Encore features a beautiful new interior with warm tan leather seats that fully recline and swivel, and dark mahogany cabinetry.  Other features include a fully enclosed aft lavatory, a galley area for refreshments and snacks, and multiple power outlets in the cabin.

The Citation Encore has proven to be an especially popular aircraft with Desert Jet flyers, who collectively flew over 700 hours on Desert Jet’s existing Citation Encore in 2011.

“We are thrilled to be able to offer our clients more of what they want – an efficient, long-range light jet with a beautiful interior, flown by exceptionally qualified and  pilots”, said Denise Wilson, Director of Operations for Desert Jet.

About the Citation Encore

More information on this aircraft can be found at

About Desert Jet

Desert Jet is a full-service aviation management company that provides clients with expertise in acquiring, operating and generating revenue using private jet aircraft, and offers on-demand charters in its fleet of jet aircraft.  Desert Jet was one of the first jet charter providers in the world to become IS-BAO certified, exceeding a global industry safety standard.  The company is operated and managed by National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) designated Certified Aviation Managers.  The company’s founder, Denise Wilson, was a finalist in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Entrepreneur of 2010 contest, in the Emerging Entrepreneur category.  Desert Jet is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and ranked 296 on the 2011 Inc. 500 list of the nation’s fastest growing companies.
For more information visit the Desert Jet website at, email or contact via phone at (800) 381-JETS.

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