GSP welcomes private charter company

GREER, S.C.—Venture Aviation, a respected full-service aviation company, is relocating to Cerulean Aviation on the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) campus and will begin operating April 15.

Venture provides aircraft management, brokerage and charter services.  

“We are excited to move to GSP, which is truly the epicenter of aviation in the Upstate of South Carolina,” said David Knoblauch, president of Venture Aviation Group. “This will give our clients access to new travel options and we look forward to this partnership.”

The company will lease more than 30,000 square feet of hangar space, office facilities and shop space to support its managed fleet of aircraft, personnel and aircraft maintenance operations.

“We welcome Venture Aviation to the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport,” said Dave Edwards, GSP’s president and CEO. “Venture shares our passion for aviation, commitment to safety and emphasis on customer service. They will provide valuable services at GSP for the corporate and private aviation community.”

Venture employs 19 full-time pilots and provides year-round crew services. Each pilot undergoes annual training under the supervision of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and a contracted flight simulation provider. Venture also provides trip coordination by employing a charter coordinator to handle all flight arrangements such as scheduling, ground transportation, lodging and catering.

Venture was founded in 1998 and was based at the Greenville Downtown Airport. Learn more about Venture Aviation at

About Cerulean Aviation

Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District launched Cerulean Aviation in 2017 to serve as the fixed-base operator for Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP). It provides personalized ground support for general and commercial aviation, including fueling.

About Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) is conveniently located between Greenville and Spartanburg, along I-85. More than 2.3 million passengers per year are served by six major airlines offering more than 100 total daily flights to 19 destinations and one-stop connections to hundreds of cities across the globe. The airport is also a hub for air cargo, including automotive parts and other goods regularly flown to and from Europe and Mexico as well as throughout the United States. Learn more at

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