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Press Release: flyExclusive opens newest hangar facility in North Carolina


Press Release hub banner blue with title in red white and blueToday, flyExclusive, the nation’s second largest private jet company, formally opened Hangar 4 — the newest facility at headquarters in Kinston, North Carolina — which will house the company’s growing Maintenance, Repairs, and Overhaul (MRO) division.

flyExclusive’s in-house MRO business has continually exceeded customer expectations and this new hangar enables the company to keep pushing the boundaries of the private aviation industry.

The new facility allows the company to perform avionics installations and upgrades, maintenance, paint, and interior work. The space also includes designated renovation and refurbishment suites.

Inside flyExclusive's new Hangar 4 in North CarolinaThe grand opening of the 48,000 square foot facility is a testament to the company’s commitment to Eastern North Carolina and the creation of strong, local jobs and the economic vitality flyExclusive sees in the Tarheel state.

flyExclusive currently employs more than 750 individuals and with the opening of Hangar 4, plans to bring on more than 200 additional employees that will support the 24/7 MRO business operation.


At the ribbon cutting event flyExclusive Founder and CEO Jim Segrave said, “Today is about more than just a new building; this facility embodies flyExclusive’s promise to our customers, employees, and community that our services are first-in-class. From right here in Kinston, North Carolina to everywhere our jets travel, flyExclusive is committed to our mission to be the best in private aviation.”

flyExclusive’s President and Chief Operating Officer Tommy Sowers echoed Segrave’s enthusiasm saying, “Our MRO division is a vital pillar of our business, and we’re thrilled to unveil this latest investment. Hangar 4’s opening is a major step forward as flyExclusive continues to take private aviation to the next level by prioritizing innovation and the overall customer experience.”

Hangar 4’s opening is the latest in a series of expansion moves made by flyExclusive including the recent onboarding of more than 100 new pilots who have joined the rapidly growing flight crew roster, in addition to the hiring of the company’s next Chief Financial Officer, Brent Smith, who was the former CFO of NetJets.

About flyExclusive

flyExclusive is a premiere Part 135 owner/operator of private jet experiences that surpass expectations for quality, convenience, and safety. From a world-class Jet Club to an unmatched private charter and fractional ownership opportunities, clients who fly with the company receive a curated experience that anticipates their needs for consistency, comfort, and style. As one of the world’s largest operators of Cessna Citation aircraft with a floating fleet of 90 light to heavy jets, flyExclusive offers access to a network of personalized private aviation with on-demand flights that can service a myriad of specialized trip needs. flyExclusive is headquartered in Kinston, North Carolina with services provided across North America, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia and beyond.

All images credited to Michael Adolph / flyExclusive