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Bournemouth-based King Air joins the fold at TLJC
The Little Jet Company is run by school friends Barry Preece and Jason Bishop. They provide services including privately owned jets for passenger charter and for cargo, medical and critical flights. Expansion is afoot.
Initially the King Air will be operated Part NCC, but TLJC is hoping it will be added onto its AOC by the end of summer 2021.
Read this story in our July 2021 printed issue.

The Little Jet Company (TLJC), an executive jet firm based at Gloucestershire airport in the UK, is celebrating growth and continuing success. TLJC has welcomed another aircraft to its fleet and now has a base at a second UK airport. The company is also looking at expanding into other UK airports in the future.

“This is a significant milestone for us,” says director Barry Preece. “The King Air 350i will be based at Bournemouth airport. It is the second one we operate and is a welcome addition to our fleet. Initially it will be operated Part NCC but we are hoping it will be added onto our AOC by the end of summer 2021. We already have a King Air 350i that we have been operating since The Little Jet Company was formed. Our new base in Bournemouth will focus on the south of England.”

The Little Jet Company, which was set up in 2014, has continued to expand. Last summer was its busiest summer on record and it saw unprecedented demand for its services. There were passengers travelling with it who had never booked a private jet before.

2020 also marked a major milestone. The Little Jet Group, which includes The Little Jet Company and Regency Jet, was proud to be awarded an AOC.

TLJC is run by Barry Preece and Jason Bishop, who met at school. They provide services including privately owned jets for passenger charter and for cargo, medical and critical flights. They also manage aircraft. The company's fleet also includes Citation Bravos.

“We are excited to see continuing expansion, and we are looking forward to the future,” adds Preece. “We have a great team who work hard to ensure customer satisfaction. I am very proud of them and of our success. As part of our vision for the future we are looking at expanding into other UK airports. However, most of our aircraft are based in Gloucestershire and that will still be our headquarters. We have a continuing commitment to Gloucestershire airport. The airport is the perfect gateway to the Cotswolds, Oxford, Bristol and beyond.”

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