Corporate Flight Management

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Corporate Flight Management
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1982
Hubs Nashville, TN
Danbury, CT
Fleet size 27
Headquarters Smyrna, Tennessee, United States
Key people Allen Howell, CEO
Leon Custers, COO
Matt Chaifetz, CCO
Doug Cate, CFO
Ryan Donahue, VP

Corporate Flight Management is an charter airline based in Smyrna, Tennessee, USA. It started operations in 1982 and operates on-demand charter services for passengers and freight in the southern United States, as well as a full-service fixed-base operation and is a Federal Aviation Administration certificated repair station. Its main base is Smyrna Airport.[1]

Corporate Flight Management operated scheduled flights from Branson Airport to a number of destinations during 2012 branded as Branson Air Express using their BAe Jetstream 41 aircraft. The airline currently operates Essential Air Service between Chicago Midway Airport and Manistee County Blacker Airport under the Public Charters brand using a BAe Jetstream 32.[2] It resumed passenger flights to Branson again under the name Buzz Airways in June 2014.

CFM began Essential Air Service (EAS) to and from Victoria Regional Airport under the "Texas Sky Airways" brand on November 2, 2014.

It also began service from Pikeville, Kentucky to Nashville International Airport on October 27, 2014 under the "Appalachian Air" brand.[3]


A BAe Jetstream 31 operated by Corporate Flight Management

The Corporate Flight Management Charter fleet (Part-135) includes the following aircraft (May 2012):[1]

CFM Departments[edit]

Corporate Flight Management also comprises
Part-145 Repair Station
Fixed Base Operations (Smyrna, TN KMQY, Nashville, TN KJWN)
Sales Department, CFM Jet ([1])
Financing Department, ([2])
Shared Ownership Program, JetQuik ([3])

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 69. 
  2. ^ Gibbons, Kathy. New carrier restores flights between Manistee, Chicago, Traverse City Record-Eagle, November 19, 2012, Retrieved 2013-01-04
  3. ^ Appalachian Air Announces Ticket Sales, Appalachian Air, October 6, 2014, Retrieved 2014-10-09