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.
CREATION OF COMPANY
ACQUIRES FIRST PC-12
RECEIVES FIRST PHENOM 100
RECEIVES SECOND PHENOM 100
4 CIRRUS AIRCRAFT
RECEIVES FIRST PHENOM 300
ACQUIRES SECOND PC-12
REBRANDS TO SOFAR
At Sofar, we understand that every journey is unique, and we strive to create a seamless and extraordinary travel experience for our discerning clientele.
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.
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.