Tradewind adds HPN to Newport by-the-seat private flights from $145

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Tradewind Aviation is launching by-the-seat private flights from Westchester County Airport to Newport State Airport beginning July 2

Tradewind Aviation is cutting the four-to-five-hour drive between Westchester County and Newport, Rhode Island to 40-minutes in the air. Beginning July 2, it will offer by-the-seat flights using private jet terminals aboard its fleet of Pilatus PC-12s. According to its website, tickets are priced from $145 each way.

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Tradewind Aviation Executive Overview

Year Founded2001
LeadershipEric Zipkin, President
David Zipkin, Vice President
Adam Schaefer, Director of Operations
Cherish Dachenhausen, Controller
Kyle Haines, Director of Maintenance
Jonathan Terpenny, Chief Pilot
HeadquartersOxford, CT
Jet Card Hourly Rates$4,085 per hour, including FET on the Pilatus PC-12
Related ProductsOn-demand charterEmpty legs, By-the-Seat

In 2001, Tradewind Aviation was founded on the premise that every flight deserves the highest quality aircraft, crew, and service. They are a family-owned company focused on aviation and dedicated to superior client experience on every flight.

Tradewind operates the largest on-demand fleet of Pilatus PC-12s in North America, with bases in the Northeast and Caribbean.

Its as-available jet card GoodSpeed offers flights on the PC-12. The company also operates Citation CJ3s.

Tradewind Aviation is included in Private Jet Card Comparisons’ database of over 50 jet card providers, enabling you to compare programs in minutes.

When was it founded?


Who owns it?

Tradewind Aviation is privately owned.

Who is the CEO?

Eric Zipkin

Where is the headquarters?

Oxford, CT

How many employees do they have?


What is the primary service area?

300 nautical miles of Westchester County Airport and San Juan International Airport

Do they provide Guaranteed Availability?


What is the minimum age for children traveling alone?


What is the minimum lead-time for making a reservation?

None, subject to availability 

What is their website?

Contact a Sales Executive at Tradewind Aviation

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