CHAPTER 1

Setting the Scene

Four years ago we had four plants and today we have eleven and the only way we have been able to expand our company and to get these locations has been in our own aircraft.

CORPORATE CEO

On-Demand Air Transportation

Within all forms of transportation there are two basic divisions, scheduled and nonscheduled. Scheduled is self-explanatory and well understood. Airlines, railroads, buses, and ferry boats operate according to set schedules. Nonscheduled requires further explanation; the term expresses a sense of randomness or irregularity, concepts not useful when attempting to define the process. However, on-demand transportation is a more descriptive term, signifying that the transportation should be available when ...

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