Bohlke International Airways Joins the IGY Anchor Club
MAY 5, 2014 FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – IGY Marinas and Bohlke International Airways have signed an IGY Anchor Club partnership agreement, designating the private jet and aircraft charter company as the go-to group for its Caribbean islands region of marina customers. Based on St. Croix, USVI, Bohlke International has an entire team dedicated to providing outstanding service in aviation. They have been serving the Caribbean since 1959, with a commitment to the highest level of personal service, bringing the best in safety and comfort to flying privately.
Over the past fifty years they have worked to be the best fixed base office and private charter aircraft fleet in the Caribbean and are proud to have been awarded Number 1 FBO in the Caribbean in 2012 and 2013 by ProPilot Magazine, the aviation industry’s leading publication.
With a thorough and intimate knowledge of the islands and region, the company plans and implements any private air travel requirements in a variety of circumstances, including recreational flights, medical emergencies, family matters, yacht supplies and one-way relocations from yacht tours, charters and excursions. Bohlke has a meticulously maintained fleet of jet and turbo props and can also arrange additional air transportation options by helicopter and seaplane through its esteemed partners.
Sam Black, General Manager of Bohlke International Airways expressed, “Bohlke International Airways is very excited to partner with IGY to provide the highest level of air charter and jet servicing to the Caribbean. First and foremost, Bohlke looks to partner with organizations with a shared vision for exceptional customer service and a standard for excellence. We have this relationship with IGY. We serve an area where travel logistics can be complicated and happen on a moment’s notice. Simply put, we just take care of it and allow our customers to enjoy their time focusing on this beautiful area we have the fortune of calling home.” For aircraft owners and operators traveling in the Caribbean, St. Croix is a US port of entry. Its Henry E Rohlsen International Airport, where Bohlke is located, is a great tech stop option, offering a 10,000 ft runway with no obstructions in un-crowded Delta Airspace. Bohlke offers the best fuel prices in the region - at least $1 per gallon less than the nearby airports. With over 43,000 square feet of covered hangar space, Bohlke also offers maintenance, aircraft detailing, catering and excellent crew accommodation options as well as luxury passenger facilities, concierge service and fast customs pre-clearance into the USA.
“With Bohlke International coming in as the first and only private charter aircraft fleet to join the IGY Anchor Club, our Caribbean customers can now benefit from a service that we have never been able to recommend until now. We are thrilled to have them join the IGY family and look forward to a very successful relationship,” says Bert Fowles, the Vice President of Marketing for IGY Marinas.
For more information or to book a charter, please contact:
Bohlke International Airways
Island Global Yachting
515 E. Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 900,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
T +1 954 302 6000 F +1 954 302 6001
ABOUT BOHLKE INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS
Bohlke International Airways is an award-winning FBO and charter fleet based on the island of St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands, specializing in destinations on the United States East Coast, the British Virgin Islands (BVI’s) and throughout the Caribbean Island chain as well as across North, Central and South America. Established since 1959, the company has the ability and expertise to provide safe, reliable, and exceptionally comfortable travel and five star service. With a versatile luxury fleet and experienced crew, Bohlke International Airways makes traveling the Caribbean and abroad a breeze. Their fixed base office offers a 10,000ft runway, the best aviation fuel prices in the region, aircraft maintenance, detailing, covered hangar space, luxury facilities and concierge for passengers and crew as well as fast Customs pre-clearance.
ABOUT IGY MARINAS
With yachting destinations spanning the Americas, IGY has redefined the luxury marina experience. Founded in 2005, IGY focuses on acquiring, managing, and servicing luxury-yacht marinas and lifestyle destinations. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, IGY also has offices in New York, NY and St. Thomas, USVI. Island Global Yachting marinas operate under the signature Yacht Haven Grande Collection and the IGY series brands, as well as several private labels. IGY’s network of properties is setting new standards for service and quality in nautical tourism throughout the world. The company now offers an unprecedented collection of 13 marinas in the Caribbean, Pacific and the Americas, all catering to a variety of vessel types including sportfishers, cruisers, sailing & motor yachts, as well as being exclusive home ports for some of the world’s largest megayachts. IGY also participates in 10 of the world’s biggest and best sportfishing tournaments, making our marinas in Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, St. Thomas USVI, Turks & Caicos, Panama and Palmas Del Mar, Puerto Rico highly sought-after angler destinations. IGY is an affiliate of Island Capital Group LLC, a real estate merchant banking firm led and founded by Andrew Farkas, former chairman of Insignia Financial Group. For more information, please visit www.igymarinas.com.
CONTACT: Sarah Bensimon
Marketing & Sales Manager