Traverse City, Mich. – June 6, 2017 – As exhibitors and spectators alike begin to book their travel arrangements for the highly anticipated 2017 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF), the organizers of the acclaimed event, held at scenic Flintfields Horse Park in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan, would like to thank this year’s generous aviation sponsors: TC Air and Avflight.
TC Air offers exceptional private aircraft service, which will get you to your event with comfort and ease. Their flights are personally tailored to your groups’ needs, whether your travel is corporate or leisure, a golf getaway, winery tours or a destination wedding. TC Air provides the ultimate group charter solution.
Although their home base is in Traverse City, TC Air has access to charter flights all over the United States. Get a charter flight quote here and use promo code GLEF for the best deals!
All flights are operated by part 135 carriers. Operators providing service for TC Air clients must meet standards set forth by the FAA for safety, security and service. FlyTCAir.com does not own, manage or operate aircraft. TC Air acts as an information portal for their clients seeking charter air transportation and assists them in finding the best operators for private aircraft. TC Air is an air charter broker of aircraft operated by FAA-certified air carriers.
Avflight operates a network of strategically-located full-service fixed-base operators (FBOs) across North America and Europe. All Avflight locations provide full fueling and line-service operations as well as a wide variety of amenities. Customers range from corporate jet traffic to freight and cargo companies, as well as charter operations and small aircraft. Each Avflight location is staffed by experienced professionals who undergo continual training to ensure that each customer and aircraft receive the safest, most efficient and friendliest service. Avflight is part of the Avfuel-Branded Network of 650+ FBOs around the globe.
The six-week-long GLEF show series will kick-off on July 5 and run until Aug. 13. Weeks Two–Six will be FEI-rated competitions, featuring CSI2* and CSI3* grand prix events with some of the world’s top international horses and riders competing, concluding with the highly anticipated $100,000 Grand Traverse Grand Prix CSI3* on Sunday, Aug. 13. With weekly derby competitions, the 2017 GLEF will also feature World Champion Hunter Rider (WCHR) week (Week Two), and a $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby during Week Four.
In addition, new to this year’s schedule are “Equitation Tuesday” competitions, held each Tuesday Weeks Two–Three and Weeks Five–Six in the Grand Prix Ring. This provides GLEF equitation exhibitors ample opportunities to collect double the amount of valuable qualifying points per week in one location!
Management is still accepting entries for the 2017 GLEF! It’s not too late! Click here to download an entry form.