Acropolis Aviation names Kuky Salazar, VP-US & Latin America

Monday 16th November 2015

  • Acropolis
  • Kuky Salazar

Acropolis Aviation, the five-year old Farnborough, UK based VIP charter operator, is bolstering its presence in the US with the recent appointment of former NetJets/Executive Jets Management executive Kuky Salazar as Vice President-US & Latin America.  Kuky will head the company's growth in the region, working with charter brokers and private clients, based out of Ft. Lauderdale Executive Airport, Florida.  She will build on the increasing popularity of Acropolis' flagship Airbus ACJ319 G-NOAH in the US market.

Bringing over two decades' experience in the international private aviation sector, Kuky has worked for Private Aviation Solutions as President-Latin America, Europe and Asia, selling and operating Part 121 and 135 aircraft charters.  She set up and developed a sales presence in Florida and London for the company, handling customer accounts on both Executive and VIP Commercial Airliners.  Prior to that she spent eight years with NetJets and EJM, a NetJets company.  As Director-Charter Sales, she managed employees in Florida, Teterboro and Washington, DC, securing new clients in the US, Latin America, Europe and Asia.  Kuky is also credited with recruiting and developing the charter and flight ops department as Director-Charter Sales of Presidential Aviation from 2002-2006.

Speaking on the announcement of her new appointment, Kuky said "I am delighted to be representing Acropolis Aviation in the US. With the aircraft's open-plan luxury cabin, recently upgraded internet and entertainment system and the companies tailored approach to every charter flight, G-NOAH has proven to be popular within the charter market and I look forward to introducing US based clients to this fantastic aircraft."

 "We are very pleased to welcome Kuky with her fine pedigree in business aviation expertise to our team," added Jonathan Bousfield, Acropolis CEO.

Acropolis Aviation is the launch customer for the new Airbus ACJ320neo, confirming a commitment to the aircraft during EBACE 2015 in May this year.

Acropolis is exhibiting at the NBAA November 17th-19th on the Avinode Booth N5222.

About Acropolis Aviation

Acropolis Aviation is a leading provider of luxury charter aviation and turnkey aircraft management services. Acropolis is based at TAG Farnborough Airport, the UK's premier business aviation airport, with a complementary sales office in  Ft Lauderdale, USA.  Headed by CEO Jonathan Bousfield, the company employs 28 personnel.  Its flagship Airbus ACJ319 entered service in March 2010 and has gained a reputation for excellent service in the high-end charter market.  Acropolis holds Wyvern Wingman and Argus Gold-rated safety accreditations.

Its current ACJ319 G-NOAH is regarded in the industry as the ultimate luxurious charter aircraft.  Its cabin, designed by Alberto Pinto and outfitted by the Airbus Corporate Jet Centre, features an open plan forward lounge, intimate rear lounge, separated by a mid-cabin conference and dining room.  The private master bedroom features a king size bed, luxury en suite bathroom and a large, rectangular shower, the first to be installed in an ACJ.  Seating 19 passengers, the aircraft can accommodate up to 13 on fully lie-flat beds.

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