Who We Are

The Story of Erin Air

Safety, Security and Operational Excellence

Since 1980, Erin Air has built a solid reputation as a leader in the private charter jet industry by delivering exceptional service fueled with a passionate commitment to excel.

We are dedicated to the highest level of client service to ensure your private aviation experience is reliable and enjoyable, from operational support to the smallest details in the cabin. This is why we have surpassed expectations for over 30 years.

Our Team

Alan Turnidge, President

Alan has used his extensive background in aviation to focus exclusively on private aircraft management and charter for the past 20 years. His expertise and knowledge have made Erin Air one of the premier private jet air carriers in the Northwest. Alan’s exceptional relationship with customers and aircraft vendors ensures that clients receive personalized service and fly on immaculately maintained aircraft.

Timothy Vollink, Director of Operations

Tim joined Erin Air in 2010, having previously served as Assistant Chief Pilot at Galvin Flying Services, in Seattle and represents the high standards we expect from our pilots, while making sure our clients receive the highest quality of customer service. With over 7,000 flight hours and an impeccable safety record, he brings an extensive knowledge of aircraft operations and commitment to his job as a pilot and as a mentor to the crew of Erin Air.

Alex Maia, Chief Pilot

Alex has a unique dual skillset of being a remarkable pilot and an experienced mechanic. He has been with Erin Air for over four years and is proficient in piloting the 500 series Citations and Excels. With high personal expectations, he has consistently received extraordinary marks for his customer service and pilot skills.

Kelly Leber, Assistant Chief Pilot & Safety Officer

Kelly has been in aviation most of her life, starting as a Line Service Technician at Galvin Flying Services while working her way to become a pilot. She graduated at Central Washington University,  with a degree in Business Aviation Management. Prior to joining the Erin Air Team, she flew medical evacuation flights. She currently is a member of Women in Aviation and serves as a Captain on our Citation Excels.

Alex Atkinson, Charter Coordinator

Alex has been in aviation his entire life, flying seaplanes in Southeast Alaska and working in commercial aviation in Southern California. In 2001, Alex transitioned into private jet charter aviation and has worked all aspects of the industry. He is our primary contact for all charter flights and is at your service twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

Jeff Wolfe, Director of Maintenance

Jeff has worked in aviation maintenance for over 30 years and has been with Erin Air since 2012. He has a remarkable work ethic and handles his duties with precision and detailed attention to safety. His knowledge, reliability and professionalism make him a valued member of the Erin Air team and our untarnished safety record.

Sandy Moritz, Accounting and Office Manager

Sandy has specialized in accounting for the past 27 years and brings that experience to Erin Air. With an extensive background in business, she sets the standards and expectations for accuracy and timeliness in billing, financial reporting and operations analysis.

Dion Gotti, Marketing Manager
Dion is a graduate of Washington State University, with a degree in Communications and Business Management. He has been flying for 14 years and was a flying instructor at Galvin Flying Services. Additionally, he is the founder of Evolution Aviators.