Samantha Onnen


General Manager

Company Name

Company Name
Santa Barbara Airbus
Year Founded
What does your company do/what service does your company offer?
Santa Barbara Airbus runs daily shuttles to and from the Los Angeles International Airport, private charter bus, and Daytrip Adventures! Airbus is a service business that happens to run buses. We love interacting with our passengers and being a part of their travel or event needs!
What is the company’s mission?
Our mission is to improve our customer’s lives and our community through passenger transportation services
 What areas do you serve and what do you like best about doing business in those regions?
We serve the full Santa Barbara County. Our shuttles pick up in Goleta, Santa Barbara, and Carpinteria. Our private charter buses go where the client desires! We love being a part of the Santa Barbara Community, during our closure due to COVID this community has been so supportive and kind. We are so excited to get back to work for them!
 Who is your business’s ideal client?
Anyone that is eager and ready to travel!
What’s your favorite thing about the work that your company does?
I love that our company is small but mighty! We are focused on the people, be it customers or staff. The people that we work with are what makes us great!
What’s your favorite company activity? (team building, annual event, etc).
Every year we do a holiday lunch with as many staff members can come! I love getting to see everyone at one time and seeing some spouses and family!
What do you like best about working with CIO Solutions as your IT provider?
CIO has been a true partner during this difficult year. They understand where we are at and our needs and have worked hard to meet them. Joe, our VICO, is committed to our business being successful and wants CIO to help facilitate that. It is a great partnership.
Any exciting news to share? 
Airbus will be resuming our LAX service on Thursday, May 6th!!!