Presentation on theme: "Public Charters AAI Advantages Public Charter Assistance Tools of the Trade."— Presentation transcript:
Public Charters AAI Advantages Public Charter Assistance Tools of the Trade
The AAI Advantage Experience –The management of AAI have chartered aircraft from most domestic charter and scheduled airlines since 1981. Aircraft availability –We constantly communicate with charter airlines to keep informed about aircraft availability to meet your needs. The “Whole Nine Yards” –We know aircraft type, performance specifications, seating configurations, route planning, pricing, federal regulations, international rules, customs procedures, airports, ground-handlers, escrow banking, reservations, credit card processing, flight reconciliation and marketing.
Public Charter Assistance US DOT Filings –Filing of all charter flights with the D.O.T to secure PC numbers authorizing flights and sale of seats to the public. DOT Surety Bond –Consumer protection surety bond posted with the escrow bank ($200,000) to meet DOT regulations for sale of seats to the public. Regulatory conformance –DOT legal counsel on retainer in Washington, DC to assure federal regulatory compliance. Financial Management. –Turn-key program accounting and P&L analysis.
Charter Tools Escrow Bank. –Regulations require that all passenger funds be held in a federally approved escrow bank. AAI uses the National Bank of the Midwest headquartered in Michigan which specializes in charter flights. Merchant Account –AAI has credit card processing for major track programs with authorization of $10 million per month in transactions by phone or over the web. Operator participant contract –AAI customizes passenger terms and conditions to be specific to your program and in compliance with DOT regulations. Marketing. –AAI has experience in launching turn-key advertising and marketing campaigns for new air only and/or vacation tour packages.