May 6, 2021
DUMONT AVIATION GROUP, INC. is proud to announce that Dumont JETS has acquired a Gulfstream V for its charter operations. The new addition will join Dumont JETS’s fleet after a complete interior refurbishment and installation of a Collins Venue Cabin Management System at Dumont’s MRO facility in Bloomington, Illinois.
The introduction of the Gulfstream V to Dumont JETS’s fleet gives its charter clients greater options for their long-range flight needs. “It truly is a game-changer, both for our charter clients, many of whom travel internationally on a regular basis, and our JETS business, as our clients return to European and other overseas travel,” said Darrin Price, Chief Operating Officer at Dumont Aviation Group. “We take pride in delivering a full range of flight options and the highest level of service and equipment, and the Gulfstream V supports that mission perfectly,” added Price.
December 3, 2020
DUMONT AVIATION GROUP, INC. is proud to announce that Dumont JETS is now recognized as an ARGUS Platinum Operator.
The ARGUS Platinum rating is well known in the aviation industry as a standard of safety excellence. As ARGUS points out, “ARGUS Rated Operators are continually monitored for safety and training to ensure our operators are known as the best in the aviation industry.”
“Achieving the status of ARGUS Platinum reflects our ongoing commitment to safety at Dumont. This certification examined not just the safety policies we’ve implemented, but validated our methods of implementation and their effectiveness,” says Ed Zimmerman, Dumont’s Director of Safety. “We’re proud to be recognized as one of the safest charter operators in the industry,” added Zimmerman.
Dumont Aviation Group, Inc. is proud to announce that its charter company Dumont JETS has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration for Pacific charter operations.
On September 25, 2020, the FAA formally approved and signed Dumont JETS’s Operation Specifications authorizing Pacific flights. “With the addition of the Pacific region, our fleet can now serve Hawaii and the Pacific Nations, including Japan, Philippines, Australia, New Zealand, Guam, Tahiti, and others,” says John Woodall, Dumont JETS’s Director of Operations. “These destinations are in addition to the international destinations we already serve, including all countries in the EU, Moscow, Paris, Dubai, Madrid, and the Maldives – we are truly able to fly our clients almost anywhere on the globe,” added Woodall.
Driven by a shared passion for business aviation and a commitment to integrity and client service, and united by a common past, DUMONT AVIATION GROUP, INC. and TIMOTHY LOMAKIN are proud to announce that they have joined together to lead the expansion of Dumont’s operations in the Golden State through Dumont’s west coast franchise, Dumont JETS West.
Previously Dumont’s Director of Operations, Tim Lomakin will lead Dumont’s growth on the West Coast, offering Dumont’s full slate of aviation services, including aircraft charter, sales, management, maintenance and repair, and parts.
“We’re very pleased to welcome Tim back to the Dumont family and excited to continue growing our presence on the West Coast to better serve our clients. Tim is a person of high integrity and character, he’s a highly knowledgeable aviation professional, and we’re just happy he chose to come back to us to continue his already impressive aviation career,” says Dan Piraino, Dumont’s Chief Executive Officer. “He’s the right person to lead our West Coast expansion,” added Piraino.
“I’m excited to get back to work with the Dumont family, this time in a role that allows me to grow an already successful brand into the premier aviation company on the West Coast,” says Lomakin. “It’s satisfying for me personally, and it’s great for business, to work with people of such high integrity, just doing what we love.”
Dumont JETS West will operate out of its offices located at 19301 Campus Drive, Suite 262, Santa Ana, California. Mr. Lomakin can be reached by phone at 714-856-7255 or by email at email@example.com.
August 27, 2020
DUMONT AVIATION GROUP, INC. is proud to announce that Dumont JETS is now recognized as a Stage 2 IS-BAO Registered Company.
“We are proud to be recognized as a Stage 2 IS-BAO Registered Company,” says Joe Martin, Dumont’s Chief Business Officer. “This not only validates our great team of professionals who make flying with Dumont an experience like no other, but it demonstrates our commitment to safety – when you fly with Dumont you are flying one of the safest fleets in the world,” Martin added.
DUMONT AVIATION GROUP, INC. is proud to announce that Dumont JETS continues to be recognized as a Wyvern Wingman Certified Operator.
The Wyvern Wingman certification is widely considered one of the most reputable and recognized safety standards in the aviation industry. As Wyvern points out, “Wingman Certified Operators are an elite group who align their practices with professional international industry standards.”
“Achieving the status of Wingman, and maintaining that status, is a major accomplishment for the entire organization and reflective of the rigorous measures and processes we implement daily to ensure the safety of our clients,” says Ed Zimmerman, Dumont’s Director of Safety. “We’re a safety-first organization, so we’re particularly proud to be recognized as one of the safest operators in the industry,” Zimmerman added.
Dumont JETS sponsored the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions LPGA competition in Orlando, Florida for the second year in a row. The event featured a golf tournament with professional women golfers paired with celebrities for a fun and exciting event. The evenings were filled with concerts, parties, and celebrity-attended festivities.
As the official Aviation Partner of the event Dumont enjoyed many sponsorship perks including sponsoring the Dumont JETS celebrity lounge and running a 30 second commercial on NBC during the event. Dumont JETS brought their eye- catching Falcon 2000 fuselage exhibit to the event, which was enjoyed by many guests and even got a special shoutout from Diamond Resorts CEO Mike Flaskey.
DUMONT AVIATION GROUP, INC. is proud to announce that Dumont JETS is now recognized as an ARGUS Gold-rated charter operator. The ARGUS Rating is well-known worldwide as a standard of excellence and safety, serving as the third-party due diligence system for charter operators and charter passengers throughout the world. As ARGUS points out, its Rated Operators are continually monitored for safety and training to ensure they are the best in the aviation industry.
“We are proud to join the select group of charter operators who meet the rigorous safety standards of ARGUS Rated Operators,” says Joe Martin, Dumont’s Chief Business Officer. “This not only validates our great team of professionals who make flying with Dumont an experience like no other, but it demonstrates our commitment to safety – when you fly with Dumont you are flying one of the safest fleets in the world,” Martin added.
DUMONT AVIATION GROUP, INC. has announced the expansion of its operations to the Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport (OPF). Dumont will be opening its new offices at OPF, effective Feb. 1, 2020. “With our maintenance team already serving our aircraft throughout Florida, and to better serve our expanding charter operations in the area, Miami was a natural location for a new base of operations,” says Joe Martin, Dumont’s Chief Business Officer. “We’re excited to be in Miami – it allows us to better serve our existing clients, and it provides opportunities for growth in all lines of our business,” added Martin.
Dumont was recently audited by Argus International and received a Gold Rating for exceptional safety. ARGUS PROS is one of six IATA accredited audit organizations globally eligible to perform the IOSA audit. This in addition to Dumont's other safety awards and certifications.
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Dumont was recently featured on FlightGlobal.com talking about their growth and expansion as their demand for charter continues. Dumont is now the largest Falcon operator in the world with the acquisition of several Falcon 2000's. With sights set on possibly establishing a base in Europe in the future Dumont is now seeking to expand the fleet with “longer-range intercontinental aircraft”.
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Dumont was recently featured as a Luxury & Lifestyle partner as part of the 2019 showcase celebrating Rolls Royce and Bentley Motors. Fun fact: Dumont's Gulfstream IVSP aircraft are powered by a pair of Rolls Royce Tay engines.
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Dumont's Second Annual Open Hangar Event was a huge success. The open house style event was hosted in Dumont's hangar in New Castle, Delaware. Guests got the chance to view and tour gorgeous planes from Dumont JET's fleet.
The No. 95 Car came to Dover International Speedway for this Sunday's Gander Outdoors 400 race. The Dumont JETS Camero ZL1 finished 21st.