CINCINNATI, Jan. 14 -- Delta AirElite Business Jets has added a Bombardier Learjet 60 business jet to its fleet of charter aircraft through an aircraft management agreement.  The Learjet 60, which is based in Statesville, NC, enhances service options for Delta AirElite’s Fleet Members and charter customers, and further expands the company’s geographic coverage.

The Learjet 60 offers transcontinental range of up to 2,590 miles, at speeds up to 550 mph.  Featuring a stand-up cabin, the Learjet 60 has ample space with amenities designed for in-flight comfort and productivity.

“The Learjet 60 has always been one of our most popular jets,’’ said Michael B. Green, president and CEO of Delta AirElite Business Jets. “Its proven performance and reliability make this aircraft a great fit for our customers.”

Delta AirElite continues to grow its fleet strategically through aircraft management agreements that provide high-quality jets for its broad base of customers. Aircraft management agreements are an attractive option for corporations and aircraft owners who want to lower aircraft ownership costs, generate revenue and enjoy unique benefits available only through Delta AirElite.

Delta AirElite Business Jets is a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, providing aircraft charter, aircraft management and an innovative Fleet Membership program. Delta AirElite combines 25 years of experience serving business aviation travelers with the resources of the world’s largest airline to provide a truly exceptional travel solution. The Company operates a diverse fleet of Bombardier, Cessna, Dassault, Gulfstream, and Hawker Beechcraft jets. Delta AirElite consistently receives awards for outstanding customer service and has continuously held the coveted ARG/US Platinum safety rating longer than any other operator in the world. More information is available by calling 877-DAE-JETS (877-323-5387) or by visiting

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