Waafe Stelse, general manager of Jet Air Systems, says corporate travelers are drifting away from private air services, although some wealthy customers are still requesting first-class  flights.

Waafe Stelse, general manager of Jet Air Systems, says corporate travelers are drifting away from private air services, although some wealthy customers are still requesting first-class flights. Photo by Stephen Whalen.

San Diego-area charter aircraft operators hired for corporate executive travel are facing headwinds as the economy has prompted companies to hire smaller, less expensive jets or choose more economical modes of transportation...

Mark Larson is a freelance writer for the San Diego Business Journal.

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