Best Price Guarantee
The New Flight Charters Best Price Guarantee ensures you’re getting the best price. You won’t find a better-supported price guarantee from any other private air charter service today. Getting the flight you want at the best price available in the market shouldn’t be hard work. With the Best Price Guarantee you can book with confidence.
Who Are The People Behind Your Flight?
Few charter services have the qualifications and experience of New Flight Charters. The people behind your flight arrangements are a key component when considering a charter company.
Jackson Hole’s New Flight Charters is renowned; we retain the top industry professionals with a superior work environment, the industry’s highest compensation structure, and an eight-year history of success and profitability. We demand, and reward, the highest service level in the industry.
New Flight Charters Management Team
43 Years Chartering Experience
51 Years FAA-Certified Aviation Experience
114 Years Executive Management Experience
23,200 Hours Personal Flight ExperienceContact & Locations
Mark Baroni, Jackson Hole Charter Manager
A high performing Air Force officer and pilot of 21 years with a diverse skill set in aviation, command, program management, training and safety, Mark Baroni is a proven leader with the keen ability to make wise choices and accurate judgements under pressure. Mark’s wealth of career aviation and management experience propels New Flight Charters: USA Presidential Travel Advance Agent – NATO International Diplomatic Officer – Director, Air Force Wing Flight Safety Program – Air Force Academy Graduate – Master’s Degree in Aerospace Operations from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University – Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) rating – Type ratings in a variety of civilian turboprop and jet aircraft – Commander of Air Force Academy Cadet Squadron – Air Force Instructor Pilot in 4 Military Aircraft – 1,510 Air Force sorties flown, 243 of those in combat. Mark brings strong leadership skills, impeccable integrity and a solid work ethic to New Flight Charters, adding to one of the most capable, experienced and respected teams in air charter.
Rick Colson, President
800-732-1653 ext. 705
Rick Colson fell in love with aviation in 1981 at the age of 15 in the right seat of a V-tail Beechcraft Bonanza, at the former Scottsdale Airpark. An aircraft owner and instrument-rated private pilot with 22 years senior business and operations management experience, 15 of those in Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, Rick has experienced multiple facets of private aviation from the cockpit to the front office. In 2004 New Flight Charters grew out of New Flight Solutions, Inc., the aviation consulting company Rick founded when company clientele needed more cost-effective and flexible flying options than the traditional charter, fractional ownership and jet card programs.
Rick earned his FAA ratings at Pinnacle Aviation Academy and his Bachelor of Science in Business degree from the renowned W.A. Franke College of Business at Northern Arizona University. A strong supporter of private aviation, Rick Colson is an actively flying pilot, aircraft owner, and member of the National Business Aircraft Association, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, National Air Transportation Association, Colorado Pilots Association, and Wyoming Pilots Association. Rick is also called-upon as a private aviation consultant. Rick personally flies a turbocharged Cessna 206H based at Jackson Hole Airport, he is married and has four children. In addition to overseeing operations, Rick stays involved with the heart of the business – our customers – and manages select client charters as well.
Blake Smith, Charter Manager
800-732-1653 ext. 702
Blake crafted a boyhood love of airplanes into a lifetime career of aviation. Blake brings to New Flight Charters major private and commercial flight operations experience as a corporate and commercial pilot with experience in a long list of private and commercial aircraft. Blake is Captain-rated in numerous aircraft including the Airbus A320. He holds his degree from San Diego State University. As a pilot Blake knows air charter and private and corporate aviation from the inside out . Blake currently flies an Airbus A320 and Cessna 182T, and he has been with New Flight Charters since it’s inception. See recent reviews on Blake Smith Here and Here.
Nanette Poorman, Charter Manager
800-732-1653 ext. 701
Nanette puts her 30 years in Operations, Customer Service and Logistics to work for you. Known across the air charter industry, highly respected and dedicated, Nanette Poorman oversees charters and ensures customers are happy. In her personally contagious way, Nanette demonstrates that New Flight Charters is known for providing the top personal service level in aviation, and the kind of private charters that keep clients coming back again and again.
Michelle Murphy, Charter Manager
800-732-1653 ext. 703
Having top talent on board is the key. In 2008 Michelle brought her 15 years experience as a Regional Manager overseeing 48 client-service employees. Now 6 years and over 1500 flights later, Michelle credits her history of success to her work-style of “nothing else matters unless the customer is impressed.” Managing hundreds of Presidential Campaign, Fortune 500 C-Level, Private Family flights, Michelle’s success continues, passengers are happy, and clients ask for her by name. See recent reviews about Michelle Murphy
Kelan Poorman, Charter Manager
800-732-1653 ext. 704
Kelan brings a valuable, formal ethics & credibility background component to New Flight Charters. Kelan Poorman retired from a 27-year career in law enforcement to join in New Flight Charters’ growing business in 2010. Sgt. Poorman was the public face and voice of the Oceanside Police Department in Southern California, in front of television cameras and reporters as its Public Information Officer. He has been involved part-time with New Flight Charters since 2005, and his input, guidance and experience were invaluable as the company became a beacon in the industry.
Aeriel Taka, Charter Manager
800-732-1653 ext. 706
Aeriel represents the service level that charter customers and operators have come to expect of New Flight Charters. Her upbeat personality and can-do attitude are perfect for New Flight Charters. She has helped the company become the “most recommended” among charter operators and brokers inside the charter industry.