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A newly merged Northern Jet Management and SpeedBird expand the Midwest’s largest and most trusted provider in private jet services. The combined company will be known as Northern Jet, with a refreshed brand and website coming soon!

With access to 37 aircraft, including Cessna Citation CJ3s, Learjet 40/45/70/75s, Cessna Citation Xs, Gulfstream G150s, and Challenger 300/604/605, and a team of 209 total employees, including 98 pilots, including the ones you’ve grown to know and respect, Northern Jet Management will continue to provide the absolute best in luxury private air travel for clients, all while being an award-winning leader in the industry. Learn More

Aircraft Management

Elevate the benefits of jet ownership
with our experts.

Northern Jet Management and its experienced aircraft management team maximizes your freedom and peace of mind as an aircraft owner. In the hands of our capable experts, you’ll be confident that your aircraft meets the highest maintenance and safety standards, while scheduling and accounting is carefully managed to your specific needs. We make jet ownership everything it should be, and more.

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Aircraft Management

Incomparable benefits of aircraft ownership with all of the details managed by experts.

Your Aircraft, Our Expertise

  • Our 24 hour/365 days/year scheduling team handles every detail to your needs and specifications, including ground transportation and special requests.
  • We maintain a highly trained flight crew for every aircraft in our fleet, and they serve you with the highest level of expertise and care.
  • All pilots are type-rated in the aircraft they are operating.
  • Hiring processes include extensive 10-year FBI background checks on all personnel.
  • Our accounting team closely monitors costs and prepares monthly reporting on activity, expenses, maintenance and more.

Professional Maintenance that Meets the Highest Standards

Every flight, every time, you can be assured that you and your aircraft are in the hands of experts. Northern Jet Management’s team of highly qualified and experienced technicians dedicate themselves to providing your aircraft pro-active and thorough maintenance. Our Director of Maintenance currently serves as a member of the Learjet Advisory Board and ensures every aircraft’s care follows comprehensive guidelines and utilizes state-of-the-art technologies. Our excellence standards require compliance with all manufacturer and FAA Part 135 specifications that meet or exceed industry best practices.

Prior to each trip, your jet will be clean and sanitized so you’ll fly with the confidence that you and your guest are cared for and safe.

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The Northern Jet Difference

  • Signature private travel programs specially designed for travelers and businesses located in the Midwest and Florida
  • Top-tier private travel experience personalized to our client’s unique needs and held to the highest safety, quality, and service standards
  • Modern private lounge facilities in Grand Rapids, MI and Naples, FL
  • Complimentary vehicle wash and dry at our Grand Rapids, MI and Naples, FL facilities
  • Access to Northern Jet’s modern fleet with average age of 8 years
  • Leveraged cost savings, including fuel, maintenance, training, and insurance
  • Factory trained and certified technicians on staff
  • Premium complimentary on-board snacks and refreshments
  • Comprehensive consulting services with industry-leading experts in aircraft management, fractional ownership, and private travel programs, as well as aircraft sales and acquisitions
  • Customized professional accounting with activity and maintenance forecasting and reporting

“Northern Jet has been trustworthy, and we can depend on all information being timely and accurate. Their safety record is outstanding and we feel confident in the safety of our passengers on every flight. If there are ever any questions or concerns, we can count on honest answers and solutions”

Michelle Rishel

VP Administration T&M Partners, Kelben Foundation, Kelgen Partnership

“Aircraft ownership and operation is complicated. With Northern Jet Management, they make it easy so I can focus on my own business.”

Aircraft Management Client


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