David Rimmer Named President of ExcelAire

RONKONKOMA, NY--(Marketwire - Jun 10, 2011) - ExcelAire, one of the nation's leading private jet charter and aircraft management firms, today announced that David Rimmer was named President, effective immediately.

Most recently, Mr. Rimmer served as Executive Vice President of ExcelAire, where he was responsible for overseeing all of the company's charter operations, customer service and marketing programs as well as participating in strategic planning for the company. He joined ExcelAire in 2003 as Vice President for sales and marketing. Prior to joining ExcelAire, Mr. Rimmer was a broadcasting industry executive at Bloomberg LP, Sony, and the ABC and NBC Radio networks. Mr. Rimmer has written extensively about aviation as a former senior editor at Business and Commercial Aviation.

"We are thrilled to promote David to President," said Bob Sherry, CEO and Founder of ExcelAire. "He has made significant contributions to our growth over the past eight years and is widely respected among our staff, customers and within the aviation industry. David is the perfect choice to continue to build ExcelAire's business."

An industry leader, Mr. Rimmer serves on the Air Charter Committee for the NATA, and on the Board of Governors for the Air Charter Safety Foundation. Mr. Rimmer is also a member of the National Business Aviation Association's (NBAA) Corporate Aviation Management Committee. He is a survivor of the September 29, 2006 aviation accident in Brazil.

Mr. Rimmer is a frequently-quoted aviation expert, and has appeared in many global media outlets including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, International Herald Tribune, industry trade publications, and ABC News' Nightline. He is also in high demand as a public speaker and has addressed aviation industry and other audiences throughout the world.

About ExcelAire

ExcelAire (www.excelaire.com) is one of the nation's leading private jet charter firms, specializing in worldwide private jet charters, aircraft management, maintenance and sales. The company maintains office and hangar space at Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP). Further information about the entire ExcelAire fleet, including downloadable photos and individual aircraft specifications, is available at ExcelAire's website, www.excelaire.com or by calling 1-800-773-9235.

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