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Tradewind Aviation Opens New Palm Beach Base 

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - September 14, 2023

Leading private aviation company Tradewind Aviation has opened its new base near Palm Beach, Fla. 

The company’s first Southeastern base is the latest development in the company’s aggressive growth push that includes the purchase of 20 new Pilatus PC-12 NGX aircraft. 

Tradewind already has a strong Caribbean footprint, operating the leading service between San Juan and St Barth and scheduled service to destinations like Virgin Gorda and Anguilla, among others. 

Now, the company will begin operating private flights to the islands of The Bahamas as well. 

“Our new Southeast hub which will be pivotal to our efforts in better serving Tradewind’s growing client base throughout the region,” said Eric Zipkin, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tradewind Aviation. “As we continue to further elevate the Tradewind offering and expand to new destinations, our new Southeast Florida base is a major advantage to ensuring the success of our operation, and plans for future growth.”

Tradewind will be offering its popular Goodspeed Card as part of the Southeast hub’s launch, allowing guests to pay for only the time they fly in an occupied rate pricing model with no reposition fees. 

Those who join the Goodspeed program will receive a complimentary flight hour or received a $1000 credit on their first flight in the Southeast. 

For more, visit Tradewind Aviation

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