Singaporean business aviation specialist Zetta Jet (Singapore) (ETA, Singapore Seletar) says it has signed a definitive agreement on a merger with California-based Advanced Air Management (Burbank) and Asia Aviation (Singapore) (Singapore Seletar), Singapore’s first locally-based private aviation company.

In a statement, Zetta Jet said the acquisition would expand its core business of private aircraft charter with aircraft management solutions for its global customers under the core brand of Zetta Jet.

Following the completion of the transaction, Zetta Jet’s headquarters (Zetta Jet Pte Ltd) will remain in Singapore, and will expand its core business of private aircraft charter with aircraft management solutions under the brand of Zetta Jet as Zetta Jet Management.

As a result of the merger, Advanced Air Management has been renamed Zetta Jet USA Inc while Asia Aviation Company Pte Ltd will be merged with Zetta Jet Pte Ltd under the core brand of Zetta Jet.

Zetta Jet will also continue to build on its well-established operations team based both in its Los Angeles and Singapore offices.

In terms of corporate structure, Geoffery Cassidy will continue to lead Zetta Jet as Managing Director, based in Singapore, with Matthew Walter as Director of Sales and James Seagrim as the Director of Operations, both based in Burbank, California.

Established in August 2015, Zetta Jet (USA) (ETA, Burbank) operates six Global Express family jets including two Global 6000s, two Global 5000s, a Global XRS, and a Global Express jet. It recently signed a firm lease agreement with Minsheng Financial Leasing for four Bombardier Challenger 650 business jets.

For their part, Advanced Air Management's fleet focuses primarily on the Bombardier's Global Express and Gulfstream Aerospace (Savannah Int'l) executive jets while Asia Aviation operates a variety of Gulfstream, Cessna Aircraft Company, Embraer, Bombardier, and Dassault Aviation jets.