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Desert Jet Adds Seventh Jet to its Charter Fleet

La Quinta, California, March 6, 2013 – Desert Jet, an Inc. 500 company, has added a beautiful Citation V to its charter fleet, which now consists of seven jets.  This aircraft is based at the company’s Southern California desert headquarters in the greater Palm Springs area (KTRM, the Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport), and will be based at the company’s satellite base in Orange County (KSNA, the John Wayne-Orange County Airport) during the summer.

Desert Jet Citation VThe new addition to the fleet features a beautiful newer interior, in neutral sand colors, with leather seating for seven passengers. The aircraft has an aft fully-enclosed lavatory and a galley area towards the front of the cabin for refreshments and snacks.  An additional eighth passenger can be accommodated on an auxiliary seat in the rear cabin.

“The Citation V has been a very popular aircraft for Desert Jet clients and we are thrilled to be able to offer more of what our clients want,” said Zach Rutledge, Director of Charter and Management Sales for Desert Jet.  “We are especially thrilled to add another light jet at our base in Orange County to fulfill our growing demand”.

To view photos of this aircraft, please visit Desert Jet’s Citation V webpage. Charter inquiries can be made 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 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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