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TourJet Goes Zero Carbon with Carbonfund

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TourJet offsets all carbon related costs to doing business, from office energy use to air fuel used in flights

Washington, DC. December 12, 2005 – TourJet America, a leading private aircraft broker specializing in the needs of the entertainment industry, has announced they have become a Zero Carbon partner of Carbonfund, reducing their global climate impact to nothing. TourJet offset their entire corporate carbon emissions, from office energy use to jet fuel expenditures. At TourJet’s request, Carbonfund will offset the carbon by supporting much needed reforestation projects in fire stricken areas of California. Next year, Tourjet will look into expanded support of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.

“TourJet’s Zero Carbon initiative is a significant step for an industry member that must rely heavily upon carbon fuels,” said Carbonfund President Lesley Marcus Carlson.  “TourJet going Zero Carbon demonstrates what our foundation has always maintained – incorporating carbon offsets is simple and quite manageable within any successful business endeavor.”

TourJet founders, Elizabeth MacLeod and Dave Davis, added “We’ve built our business on excellent client care and we think customer service in the new millennium includes making socially responsible and ecologically sound choices.”
TourJet has an unrivaled reputation of professionally managing and delivering chartered flight services to discriminating clients. TourJet offers executive jets, first class jets, turbo-prop aircraft, and even the largest of passenger aircraft and associated charter services. With a large segment of the music industry charter flight industry, TourJet has successfully expanded into providing services to film production crews, fortune 500 companies, professional athletes and celebrities.

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