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Aviation Industry Taps Military Vets to Fill Broadening Job Openings

Sun Air Jets, a private Camarillo-based aircraft management company with extensive operations at Van Nuys Airport, has seen many pilots and aircraft mechanics retire in recent years.

“We hire the pilots, maintain the airplanes and keep them in hangars for our clients,” said Stephen Maloney, the company’s chief operating officer. “And if they want to use a third-party charter company we arrange for that.”

Read the full article by Kevin Smith at San Gabriel Valley Tribune

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Sun Air Jets Re-certified as Green Aviation Businesses by NATA

Sun Air Jets is excited to announce that both of their southern California locations have been re-certified as Green Aviation Businesses with Tier 1 status by the National Air Transportation Association (NATA). These locations include the FBO, hangar, management and maintenance facilities located at the Camarillo Airport, (KCMA), and the hangar, management and maintenance facilities located at Van Nuys Airport, (KVNY). 

The NATA Sustainability Standard for Aviation Businesses is a sustainability initiative, created to provide FBOs, airports, and other aviation businesses a self-certification process for pursuing flexible, cost-effective options to lower their carbon footprint.  Developed by a working group under NATA’s Environment Committee, the NATA Sustainability Standard for Aviation Businesses is a free industry standard designed to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (including CO2), increase use of more environmentally friendly energy sources, reduce waste, and encourage sustainability operation-wide.

“NATA joins Sun Air Jets in celebrating the recent renewal of its annual self-certification of the NATA Sustainability Standard for Aviation Businesses at its Van Nuys, CA (KVNY) and Camarillo, CA (KCMA) locations. We applaud their leadership in the early adoption of the standard and continued commitment to its pillars in pursuing their environmental goals,” stated NATA President and CEO Curt Castagna.  

“Sun Air Jets is grateful to the NATA for developing such a practical and beneficial tool to aid businesses that are beginning their steps into a more sustainable-minded culture. This project has inspired our team to be more mindful of our daily practices and the impact that they can have on the environment”, stated Mary Brehm, Director of Business Development and a member of NATA’s Environment Committee. 

For more information on this achievement by Sun Air Jets and other sustainability endeavors including SAF, carbon offsets, and the certified green building hangars at the Van Nuys location, please visit

About the NATA: 

For more than eight decades, NATA has contributed significantly to the prosperity of aviation service companies and has been a catalyst for improvement within the aviation industry. Founded in 1940, NATA is the national association of aviation business service providers. NATA’s mission is to empower its members to be safe and successful aviation businesses. NATA is the leading national trade association representing the business interests of general aviation service companies on legislative and regulatory matters at the federal level, while also providing education, services, and benefits to its members to help ensure their long-term economic success. For additional information, visit

About Sun Air Jets:

Sun Air Jets operates one of the safest rated private jet fleets in the nation with a flawless safety record spanning over 20 years. Serving the greater Los Angeles area, Sun Air Jets provides aircraft management, maintenance, private luxury hangars, and private charter jet services on a diverse fleet including Gulfstream, Bombardier, Embraer, Citation, and Hawker aircraft.

Along with maintaining the highest safety standards in the industry, Sun Air Jets remains dedicated to serving clients with the highest levels of operating expertise and personable client care. With bases located in Van Nuys and Camarillo, California, including a full-service FBO at the company’s KCMA headquarters, Sun Air Jets is a fully certified Part 145 repair station and 135 charter operator. To learn more about Sun Air Jets, visit

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Sun Air Jets is a proud supporter of the 7th annual Justin Turner Foundation Golf Classic

LA Dodger Justin Turner and his wife Kourtney founded the Justin Turner Foundation to support homeless veterans, and children battling life-altering illnesses.

Justin & Kourtney Turner held their 7th Annual Justin Turner Golf Classic at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks on Monday, February 6th. The event kicked off at an exclusive party hosted by Justin & Kourtney presented by Sun Air Jets at The Bamboo Room in Westlake Village on February 5th The event was a huge success, totaling over $650,000 in donations for the Justin Turner Foundation! Attendees loved receiving their VIP gift bags featuring Sun Air Jets swag.


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