Chic Spotlight: Ultimate Air Shuttle

Chic Spotlight: Ultimate Air Shuttle

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When the economy dipped, a local company decided to soar! Learn more about how these public charter flights, going to several US cities without the time-consuming fuss.


Ultimate Air Shuttle offers public charter flights from Cincinnati’s Lunken Airport to multiple US cities.

Cincy Chic: What is Ultimate Air Shuttle?
Rick Pawlak, Managing Director of Ultimate Air Shuttle: Ultimate Air Shuttle is a public charter that provides flights to New York City, Cleveland, Chicago, Charlotte, and Atlanta on a 30-seat jet.

Cincy Chic: What’s the inspiration behind launching a public charter like Ultimate Air Shuttle?
Pawlak: The leadership team wanted to start a new business segment for the company during the financial crisis. Ultimate Air Shuttle was created because of this crisis. Ultimate Air is built for the business traveler.

Cincy Chic: Who’s behind Ultimate Air Shuttle?
Pawlak: The leadership team of Ultimate may have implemented the plan to start flying out of Cincinnati, but it is a team effort every day, providing a high level of service to our customers.

Cincy Chic: When did Ultimate Air Shuttle officially launch?
Pawlak: Ultimate Air Shuttle began service out of Cincinnati’s Lunken Airport to New York City via Morristown Airport in New Jersey in July 2009.

Cincy Chic: Where do you offer flights to and from?
Pawlak: Ultimate Air Shuttle offers flights to and from Lunken Airport to: New York City, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, and Atlanta.

Cincy Chic: What makes Ultimate Air Shuttle unique?
Pawlak: There are many things that make Ultimate unique. We offer fast, hassle-free check-in, arrival only 15 minutes before departure, no change or cancellation fees if done 24 hours prior to departure, free parking, and no baggage fees. We even offer free in-flight snacks and drinks!

Cincy Chic: Is there anything new on the horizon for Ultimate Air Shuttle?
Pawlak: We are currently planning our next city expansion out of Cincinnati and Cleveland. Stay tuned!

Cincy Chic: Where can readers go to learn more, follow along, and book a flight?
Pawlak: To keep up on current events and daily promotions, go to

Sara Elliott
Editor & Director of Strategic Communications - Sara is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, with a bachelor's degree in English literature. Sara started as an editorial intern before working her way up to assistant editor and then editor. She also serves as the Director of Strategic Communications, running Cincy Chic's social media sites. When she's not working for Cincy Chic, Sara is a mom to her toddler, Audrey. To contact Sara, send her an email at