Chairman and CEO
Jet Card Hourly Rates
Piaggio P.180 from $2,495 per hour
Sarasota, Florida-based AeroVanti was founded in May 2021 by medical services entrepreneur Patrick Britton-Harr.
It previously had dual headquarters before closing its Annapolis, Maryland location.
It initially used an owned/leased fleet of Piaggio P.180 aircraft operated by Brazos Valley Air Charter. As of September 2021, the partnership ended.
The program targets flyers who want low rates and have the flexibility to fly on an as-available provider.
It started with five dedicated aircraft.
As of January 2023, it claimed to have a dozen aircraft.
It has signed sponsorships as the private aviation provider for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Chicago Cubs, and US Sailing.
AeroVanti has also claimed to have raised significant money, including a $100 million investment in 2022.
Britton-Harr was removed as CEO and is under indictment by the Justice Department for fraud.
It’s fleet is currently grounded.
Patrick Britton-Harr and investors
AeroVanti had around 400 Top Gun and Pay-as-you-go members as of January 2023.
The company claimed over $20 million in revenues in 2022.
Todd Britton-Harr replaced Scott Hopes as CEO in October 2023; Brother and original CEO Patrick Britton-Harr became Chairman and Founder as of June 2023 and then was removed, according to Hopes. Todd has since resigned with Patrick taking his place.
AeroVanti uses mainly leased and owned aircraft, although several have been repossessed.
AeroVanti claims to have around 12 aircraft. However, lawsuits and officials acknowledge only a couple were flying at any given time in 2023.
Its pay-as-you-go program is $1,000 per month. Top Gun memberships sell for between $75,000 and $150,000.
Flights are priced based on Part 91F expense sharing and are marketed as costing under $2,000 per hour on P.180 turboprops.