ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. and DALLAS, March 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Private jet charter broker FlyFlorida announced today the company is rebranding to FlyUSA, as it expands local operations from Florida to Texas. With access to more than 7,000 FAA-certified private aircraft the company has seen explosive growth over the past two years, including monthly bookings up 500% in 2022.
Business jet use is up 40% in the U.S. this year, according to Morgan Stanley. FlyUSA now serves key markets throughout Texas, including Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, El Paso, Houston and San Antonio. In Florida, the private jet charter brokerage serves airports in Ft. Lauderdale/West Palm Beach, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Sarasota/Ft. Myers, St. Petersburg/Clearwater and Tampa. The company is poised for continued growth in 2022, with new markets in California, New York, and the Carolinas next on the list.
“Building on the success we have achieved over the past two years, FlyUSA will continue its commitment to delivering a local approach to business aviation, by elevating the customer experience while lowering costs and alleviating disruptions,” said William Holtz, CEO and Co-founder, FlyUSA.
Florida is the busiest state for private charter jet travel, with Texas and California not far behind. FlyFlorida was founded two years ago by pilots and their families, bringing with them years of private aviation experience. Under its new brand, FlyUSA delivers the highest level of charter service at the best available prices, with more than 20,000 destinations served worldwide.
“We’re excited about the current trends in the Private Aviation industry and are proud to have helped launch and grow FlyFlorida (now FlyUSA) from its inception,” said Barry Shevlin, CEO, CAVU Capital. “Backing FlyUSA’s expansion was an easy decision and we look forward to continuing our support of the company as it becomes an even more significant player in the Private Aviation industry.”