On demand, anywhere you need us.
Now available in the Southeast and Bahamas!
Our new base near Palm Beach features a fleet of our modern Pilatus PC-12 aircraft available for your private throughout the region and to the Bahamas.
Your First Flight Hour Is on Us
Enjoy a complimentary flight hour when you join the Goodspeed program or receive a $1000 credit on your first flight in the Southeast region. Offer ends 1/31/2024.
Complimentary flight hour in the Southeast region* when a new Goodspeed card is purchased:
- Goodspeed card must be purchased by 1/31/2024 and complimentary hour must be used by 12/31/2024
$1000 credit** on your first flight in the Southeast region*:
- Flight must be flown by 1/31/2024
- Previous Tradewind guests who have flown in the Northeast or Caribbean are also eligible
*Southeast region: 350 nautical miles from Palm Beach International Airport (PBI), including all of the Bahamas
**Brokers may receive this offer on their first flight booked within their company
Southeast Private Charter Experience
Our in-fleet Pilatus PC-12 and Citation CJ3 Jet aircraft are excellent options for short to medium range flights. For larger groups and longer distances, we’ll secure the best medium and large cabin options from our trusted network of operators.
Enjoy a crowd-free travel experience. Skip TSA lines and long enplaning and deplaning rituals. With a private charter, you can land at airports that are close and convenient to your final destination for the smoothest travel experience.
At Your Service
With our vast network of preferred partners, we are ready to assist with special catering, ground transportation, and other arrangements. Our team is ready to assist with every detail.
Access to Smaller Airports
With the short field performance of the Pilatus PC-12, you can save time and hassle by landing at smaller airports and closer to your final destination.
Private Flights in the Southeast
Discover the best way to travel throughout the Southeast and Bahamas in the Tradewind-operated modern fleet of Pilatus PC-12 aircraft.
Tradewind offers simple and competitive pricing with no membership fees or long-term commitments. Pay only for the time you fly in our Pilatus PC-12 fleet with occupied pricing in our Southeast service region: 350 nautical miles from Palm Beach International Airport (PBI), including all of the Bahamas.
For frequent flyers, our Goodspeed Card Program offers block time discounts within our service regions in our Pilatus PC-12 fleet and other membership perks.
Goodspeed Card Program
Fly with Freedom with a Goodspeed Charter Card. Take advantage of significant savings and simplified pricing on private charter in the Tradewind fleet of Pilatus PC-12 aircraft.
SIMPLE & TRANSPARENT
- Pay only for the time you fly. No repositioning fees
- No initiation or membership fees, peak day surcharges or blackout dates
- Cancel up to 24 hours prior to departure with no penalty
- No lead time requirement. Book a trip at your convenience
- Access to smaller runways like Montauk, Fishers Island, and Provincetown
- Three convenient service regions: Northeast U.S., Southeast U.S., and Caribbean
- 20-30% less expensive than comparable programs
- 30% discount on day trips & 20% discount on overnight trips
- Discounts on Tradewind Scheduled Service routes & Tradewind Citation Jet charter
- Discounted charter rates starting at only 10 hours
*Discounts based on retail rate of $5,440
Subject to fuel surcharge, FET and international fees where applicable.
Private charter is a unique business tool that is more accessible than you think. With private charter, you save time and often cost, particularly on shorter flights in more efficient aircraft like the Pilatus PC-12 and Citation CJ3 Jet. Book for a one-off business trip or set up regular flights on a fixed or flexible schedule to meet your specific needs.
CUT YOUR TRAVEL TIME IN HALF
Example: Palm Beach (PBI) to Tampa
|Office/Home Airport||1 hour||30 minutes|
|Parking/Prescreen/Security/Wait||1.5 hours||10 minutes|
|Airport Meeting Arrival||1 hour||20 minutes|
|One Leg Trip||1 hour||45 minutes|
|Total Travel Time (One Way)||4.5 hours||1.75 hours|
Large Jet Aircraft
Large Jet Aircraft
A Proven Performer! The ultimate in comfort, reliability, and safety, the Pilatus PC-12 features a pressurized and air-conditioned cabin with equal and ample room for 8 passengers. On scheduled routes, the Pilatus is configured with 8 forward-facing seats, which allows for more room for luggage. Private service is operated in an executive-configured aircraft featuring a four-person club plus two rows of forward-facing seats and a fully enclosed lavatory.
Tradewind Aviation’s fleet of Citation CJ3s is the newest standard in light jet comfort and performance. With the latest technology avionics and engines, the CJ3 climbs to 45,000 feet easily and cruises long distances efficiently. The interior of the CJ3 provides adjustable seating for six passengers in a center club arrangement around two executive foldout tables. A five-inch dropped aisle yields a 57-inch high cabin, which is approximately 58-inches wide and 15-feet long, providing plenty of cabin space. Enjoy complimentary WiFi on domestic flights in our Citation CJ3s.
Mid-size Aircraft: Should your trip require a larger cabin or longer range than our in-fleet Citation CJ3s and Pilatus PC-12s, we will happily assist you with securing the ideal aircraft for your journey. Each operator is vetted to ensure a strong safety record and high level of service. As an operator ourselves we know just what to look for and the necessary questions to ask. We’ve booked trips for clients like a one-way trip from New York to Antigua on a Challenger 350, a Super-mid jet. Our reach includes all the latest models of Mid-size jets including Falcon, Challenger 350, Hawker and Citation Xs, among others.
Large Jet Aircraft
Should your trip require a larger cabin or longer range than our in-fleet Citation CJ3s and Pilatus PC-12s, we will happily assist you with securing the ideal aircraft for your journey. Each operator is vetted to ensure a strong safety record and high level of service. As an operator ourselves we know just what to look for and the necessary questions to ask. We’ve booked trips for clients like a round trip from Zurich to Miami on a Global Express, a large cabin jet. Our reach includes all the latest models of Large cabin jets including Gulfstream and Global Express, among others.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
At this time, our Southeast base only operates private charter flights.
Our occupied pricing model allows you to only pay for the time you fly with no repositioning fees. You may start and end your journey anywhere within our Southeast occupied pricing region.
On-demand private charter is available in this region, without needing to be a Goodspeed Member. However, the Goodspeed Program provides significant discounts to frequent travelers within this region. For more information, click here.
While the possibility exists, it’s important to consider the distance between Florida and St Barths, which is more substantial than it may appear. For the most comfortable journey, we would recommend flying private or commercially to San Juan for a seamless transfer to St Barths.
Tradewind can also utilize its network of vetted partners to source the best aircraft for this trip. Contact us to receive a quote.
Private Charter guests enjoy complimentary snacks and refreshments including wine, beer and champagne onboard. In flight, enjoy reading our very own Goodspeed Magazine.
Our Citations CJ3 Jets feature complimentary WiFi on domestic trips.