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Our story

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Make it anywhere

Welcome to Sofar, the epitome of convenience in private air travel. Founded in 2019 as Melman Aviation at Westchester County Airport by Pierre P. Lafond with his one airplane, a Pilatus PC-12, single-engine turboprop, we have been dedicated to providing unparalleled private charter flights. From our two bases in New York and Miami, we bring  our commitment to exceptional service, attention to detail, and a continually expanding fleet of state-of-the-art aircraft, Sofar is your gateway to personalized travel experiences designed to exceed your expectations.

2018

CREATION OF COMPANY

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NOV 2019

ACQUIRES FIRST PC-12

JAN 2023

APR 2021

RECEIVES FIRST PHENOM 100

RECEIVES SECOND PHENOM 100

2019

FLIGHT SCHOOL
4 CIRRUS AIRCRAFT

FEB 2021

RECEIVES FIRST PHENOM 300

NOV 2021

ACQUIRES SECOND PC-12

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MAR 2023

REBRANDS TO SOFAR

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At Sofar, we understand that every journey is unique, and we strive to create a seamless and extraordinary travel experience for our discerning clientele.

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Our Fleet

With our diverse range of aircraft, including the incredibly versatile Pilatus PC-12 turbo-prop, the nimble and efficent Embraer Phenom 100, and long-range light jet, Embraer Phenom 300, Sofar offers flexibility and comfort for every journey. Whether you're traveling solo, with a small group, or a large entourage, our meticulous fleet selection ensures that we have the perfect aircraft to suit your needs. Depart at your preferred time, fly directly to your destination, and experience the convenience of private air travel without the constraints of rigid schedules or crowded airports.

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Operations

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Sofar proudly operates bases in two vibrant cities, New York and Miami. From the bustling streets of Manhattan to the white sandy beaches of South Florida, these iconic destinations are gateways to a world of possibilities. Whether you're looking to explore the vibrant culture, conduct important business meetings, or simply unwind in a tropical paradise, Sofar will transport you there in unmatched comfort and style.

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Any question?

Please get in touch with our team by clicking on the button just below.

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