Waterford, Mich. – Pentastar Aviation, a leader in the world of business aviation, has partnered with the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club (GPYC) to bring seamless global travel services and exclusive offers to their club members. Pentastar Aviation is proud to announce it is the official jet charter provider for the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club.

The GPYC is a private marina and sailing club on Lake St. Clair in Grosse Pointe Shores. In addition to its state-of-the-art marina and sailing center, it offers members a full line of amenities including a large selection of indoor and outdoor dining options, banquet and meeting facilities, and recreational activities such as a pool, bowling alley, tennis and pickleball courts.

The partnership will educate the GPYC members on the benefits of jet charter, offer exclusive fly-aways to member rendezvous and boat trips, and tailor packages for members and their families to use Pentastar’s award-winning aviation services.

“We are honored to work with the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club, an organization who shares our high standards of service excellence,” said, Greg Schmidt, Pentastar Aviation, President & CEO. “As the premier aviation provider in Southeast Michigan, we are known for our world-class service and the unparalleled amenities we provide which are in line with the level of service GPYC members expect. We want the members of the GPYC to be aware of the full spectrum of aviation services we provide and show them that there is a better way to travel without long security lines and flight delays, and that is tailored to their unique schedules.”

“Pentastar Aviation has the impeccable reputation that our members demand from all businesses they patronize,” said Aaron Wagner, General Manager, Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. “I can’t think of a better company with whom the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club would want to align. We are excited about our partnership and know it will best serve our mutual clientele and guests and will lead to growth for both companies.”

About Pentastar Aviation

Pentastar Aviation, wholly owned by Edsel B. Ford II, is a leader in the world of business aviation, providing aircraft management, advisory services, aircraft maintenance, avionics services, interior services and award-winning FBO services. Air charter transportation services are provided by Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc., a U.S. FAR Part 135 on-demand air carrier, or by other U.S. FAR Part 135 certificated on-demand air carriers arranged by Pentastar Aviation, LLC. Their team is committed to delivering the highest standards of safety and service excellence to their customers.

Pentastar Aviation has been servicing regional and global travelers for more than 50 years and is headquartered at Oakland County International Airport (PTK). For more information, please visit www.pentastaraviation.com.

About Grosse Pointe Yacht Club

The Grosse Pointe Yacht Club was founded in 1914 by a group of 25 sailing and iceboating enthusiasts. Located on the shore of Lake St. Clair in Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich., the private marina and sailing club is a member of the Detroit Regional Yacht-racing Association (DRYA). The Grosse Pointe Yacht Club has been recognized by Platinum Clubs® of America for 12 consecutive years. Its facilities were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2015. The Club recently celebrated its 100th anniversary. For more information please visit, www.gpyc.org


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