Avantair appoints David Haslett as new COO


David Haslett has been appointed by Avantair as the aviation company's new chief operating officer.

Avantair has named David Haslett as its new chief operating officer. Haslett will be responsible for day-to-day performance of the company, focusing on customer service and satisfaction.

Haslett will report directly to Steven Santo, chief executive officer. At Avantair, flight operations and aviation management are under the direct supervision of CEO Steven Santo, director of operations Walter Garner, and senior vice president of safety, quality and compliance David Cann.

“David brings to our executive team deep experience in customer engagement strategies and strong fiscal leadership which will be central as we invigorate our customer programs,” said Steven Santo, chief executive officer of Avantair. “His arrival is part of our ongoing effort to position Avantair for the future and complements the recent positive organizational changes we made in the safety, compliance and flight operations departments within the company.”

Most recently, Haslett was managing director of Sportech Racing, a global leader in the sport and gaming industry.