Thrive Aviation

Thrive Aviation Executive Overview

Year Founded



Las Vegas, Nevada


Curtis Edenfield


Rickey Oswald


Stuart Edenfeld

VP, Flight Operations

Nate Nelson

VP, Safety

Michelle Adair

VP, Sales

Henry Hage

VP, Aircraft Maintenance and Ground Operations

Kelly Krahenbuhl

VP, People and Culture

Jet Card Hourly Rates

Capped pricing started at $3,325, plus FET for a Citation M2

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On-demand Charter, Aircraft Management

Thrive Aviation was the 19th-largest U.S. private jet operator ranked by charter and fractional flight hours in 2022, according to Argus TraqPak data.

The company was founded in 2018 and offers a capped-pricing jet card program with aircraft on an as-available basis.

It operates a fleet of primarily new from OEM Textron Cessna private jets, including the super-midsize Sovereign, midsize Citation XLS+, and light CJ3+

In 2022, it added a Gulfstream G600 to its fleet.

It also offers aircraft management as of 2023.

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Thrive Aviation Fast Facts

When was Thrive Aviation founded?


Who owns Thrive Aviation?

Thrive Aviation is privately held.  Vitali Lapko, Curtis Edenfield, Rickey Oswald, and Stuart Edenfield are all owners.

Who is the CEO of Thrive Aviation?

Curtis Edenfield

How does Thrive Aviation source private jets?

Thrive Aviation uses its fleet of owned private jets

How much does Thrive Aviation private jet programs cost?

Thrive Aviation’s jet card program begins at $50,000

What type of pricing does Thrive Aviation offer?

Thrive Aviation offers fixed-hourly rates with repositioning costs additional

What is Thrive Aviation's website?

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