Operational & Service Excellence


Founded by industry veterans, Elevate Jet is a trusted provider of worldwide aircraft management and private jet charter services. Passion for aviation is the core of our business and fuels Elevate’s commitment to seamless aviation services and continuous improvement.

Elevate offers a unique consultancy approach, leveraging decades of experience to handcraft individualized solutions for every client. It’s a method that consistently delivers choice and value for a wide range of global clients – ensuring your private aviation experience is the safest and most reliable it can be.

We are deeply committed to providing the highest level of client safety and exceptional service. Elevate Jet operates a flawless safety record and recognition by third-party audit agencies surpassing exhaustive industry-specified safety standards.

24 hours a day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year. Staffed with aviation industry veterans, the Elevate team is highly-attentive to detail and works round-the-clock to provide the world-class service our clients rely on.


A culture of passion, safety, and aviation expertise.

Steven J Galett

As Director of Operations for Elevate Jet, Mr. Galett has responsibility for the development and oversight of all System Safety functions.

Mr. Galett has over 45 years of accident and incident free experience beginning in 1972 as an Army Aviator. After his service with the 101st Airborne Division, he joined the Army National Guard, retiring in 2004, and held Business Jet Captain positions at Kaman Aerospace, Travelers Insurance, and Mills Pride while attending Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.

Mr. Galett joined NetJets in 1993 and held numerous leadership positions in his 24 years at NetJets which included Director of Operations at NJI, Inc., and Executive Vice President NJI, Inc. where he was responsible for FAA compliance and was the primary technical advisor to the Office the Chairman. His experience culminated there as President of NetJets Large Aircraft Company where he was responsible for the introduction of the Boeing Business Jet to commercial service to include; certification, sales, and global operations.

Miles D East

Miles has over 26 years of experience as a professional pilot holding a Captain position at Raleigh Helicopters, Island Ranger Helicopters, Air Logistics, Cape Air, Textron, Sands Aviation, and The Whitewind Company.

From landing helicopters on offshore oil and gas platforms to flying jets around the world, Miles has significant experience flying challenging missions, in addition to being certificated at the highest level for both fixed wing aircraft and helicopters.

Miles has held the Chief Pilot position at Raleigh Helicopters and Island Ranger Helicopters. He most recently held a Standards Captain position at The Whitewind Company where he worked for the past 8 years.

A graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and commissioned UK Land Forces Army Lieutenant, Miles has achieved transcontinental industry acknowledgments by completing Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Certified Aviation Manager program and graduating from the FAA Academy as a Designated Pilot Examiner.

Jim Calabrese

Jim is a 30-year aviation industry veteran and currently the Director of Maintenance for Elevate Jet. Prior to joining he served the Corporate Aircraft industry responsible for a fleet of Gulfstream, Falcon and Bombardier aircraft. During his career he has been involved with aircraft maintenance in various roles to include Director of Maintenance, Manager of Maintenance Control, and Technician for both 135 and 121 operators. These positions encompassed the Boeing, Airbus and Douglas aircraft families being operated around the world.

Bryan Ellis

Bryan was most recently the Director of Executive Jet Operations and Private Jet Services Group in Seabrook, NH. Prior to that, he founded Arise Air in 2005, and assisted in Sentient Jet and Blue Star Jets gaining a more secure foothold in the market. Through unique programs like Arise Air’s Boutique Level Jet Membership program and a dedication to sourcing only the safest aircraft available, Bryan has devotedly served his clients for over a decade.