CSI Aviation Services

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CSI Aviation Services
Founded 1979
Founder Allen Weh
Headquarters Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

CSI Aviation Services, Inc. is a worldwide aviation services company based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.. It was founded by Colonel Allen Weh in 1979. It provides air charter and aircraft leasing to corporations, athletic teams[1] and government agencies. CSI does not own or operate any aircraft.[2] Instead, they contract with aircraft owners and operators to provide services to their clients. It is the largest supplier of deportation flights for unlawful residents of the United States.[3]


CSI Aviation Services was founded by Allen Weh, a retired colonel in the United States Army, in 1979.

Allen Weh, the founder of CSI Aviation Services.

In 1983, CSI began representing various United States airlines to the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) through the U.S. Transportation Command, which includes handling Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) issues and coordinating domestic and international military air charter requirements.[4]

In 1990, CSI began providing its services directly to the federal government.[4] The company has several contracts in place with various government agencies.[5]

In 2007, CSI began offering private jet solutions and hourly packages for jet membership.[citation needed]

In 2009, CSI began offering fuel services.[6]

Law suit[edit]

In 2011, CSI was involved in an important law suit with the United States government regarding aviation contracts.


The CSI Aviation Services fleet includes the following aircraft (as of August 2016):[7]

CSI Aviation Services Fleet
Aircraft In
Orders Passengers Notes
ATR 42-500 1
Total 1


  1. ^ "College Football Conference Champs Enlist CSI Aviation Services, Inc.". Reuters. 29 July 2010. Retrieved 12 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "CSI Aviation main website". 
  3. ^ Shen, Aviva (December 1, 2016). "The corporation that deports immigrants has a major stake in Trump’s presidency". ThinkProgress. Retrieved April 20, 2017. The main provider of these deportation flights is CSI Aviation. 
  4. ^ a b "About CSI Aviation". 
  5. ^ http://www.fedmine.us/reports/Top_100_FederalContractors___7000-HOMELANDSECURITY_09-copyright_FEDMINE.html
  6. ^ "CSI Aviation launches low-cost fuel service". 8 June 2010. 
  7. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part Two)". Airliner World (November 2016): 38. 

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