LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 12, 2013) - Today, Surf Air, the country's first all-you-can-fly, membership-based private air service, began daily flights between Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay area. The first flight departed Burbank (BUR) for San Carlos (SQL) at 10:45 a.m.
"We are thrilled to be able to provide frequent California travellers this groundbreaking alternative for air travel," said Co-Founder and CEO Wade Eyerly. "We've put together a team of industry-leading pilots and created a first-class, membership based air service that is like nothing else available in the market. Today truly is a landmark day for the airline industry."
Surf Air is a new, convenient and affordable way of air travel between the Los Angeles metro area and San Francisco Bay Area. For a nominal monthly fee, members have access to unlimited monthly intrastate flights on private executive aircraft. In addition, members receive unlimited guest passes, invitations to exclusive member events and access to the first-class concierge service.
Earlier this month, Surf Air received its FAA Operating Certificate and a B round of funding led by Velos Partners and Base Ventures. Additional investors include Anthem Venture Partners, NEA, actor Jared Leto, Mike Walsh, TriplePoint Capital, Siemer Ventures, Baroda Ventures, Gilad and Eytan Elbaz, Rick Caruso, and Jeffrey Stibel.
Surf Air plans to expand its routes in the coming months. For more information visit www.surfair.com, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and subscribe to our YouTube channel.
About Surf Air
Surf Air is an all-you-can-fly private air travel membership that provides business and leisure travelers with exclusive, hassle-free air travel, saving valuable time and money. The company provides first-class service on executive aircraft to and from convenient local airports in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles metro area, with extended service to additional locations to follow. Operating out of local mid-sized airports, Surf Air offers an affordable and sophisticated travel experience for frequent regional travelers. For more information please visit www.surfair.com.