SHELTON, CT – January 31, 2019 – Gama Aviation Signature, the world's premier aircraft management and charter company, has been ranked the #1 U.S. Part 135 Operator based upon all flight activity and data collected throughout 2018 by ARGUS®.
According to ARGUS® TRAQPak's just-released Business Aviation 2018 Review, Gama Aviation Signature performed 91,195 flight hours in 2018, over 29,000 more hours than the #2 ranked operator. The group has held the Top Part 135 Operator title since 2016, first ranking in at #1 with over 54,000 hours flown, a near 50% increase from its 2015 hours. In 2017, with the acquisition of Landmark Aviation's management and charter business, Gama Aviation Signature again significantly increased its flight hours, ranking in at #1 with over 80,000 Part 135 flight hours.
Tom Connelly, President and CEO of Gama Aviation Signature, commented,
"We are excited to see the steady growth in the number of managed aircraft and flight hours year after year. In 2018, not only did Gama Aviation Signature remain the top U.S. Part 135 operator by the number of flight hours, but we also now have the largest fleet of managed business jets worldwide. We continue to work very hard to ensure our clients get not only the economies of scale that our size can provide but also the bespoke concierge service that they expect and deserve."
About Gama Aviation Signature
Gama Aviation Signature is a US-based aircraft management and charter company with a robust infrastructure designed to deliver the safest standards, significant savings, and comprehensive resources to the world's most exclusive business jet owners. Gama Aviation Signature is long-standing partners with UK-based Gama Aviation. Collectively, the Gama network manages the largest fleet of business jets in the United States and the world ranging from light to ultra-long-range jets. A sizable amount of the combined 270+ managed aircraft are for charter. Gama's size provides powerful purchasing power adding more value to their steadfast services and their uncompromising dedication to personalized service evoking a boutique feel among clients.