Dan Govatos appointed as Director of Operations at Keystone Aviation
Salt Lake City, 5 May 2020 – Keystone Aviation announces that industry veteran J. Dan Govatos has been appointed the Director of Operations position based in Salt Lake City. Govatos will provide enhanced focus of aircraft operations, safety and training while strengthening aviation industry best practices and relationships.
Aaron Fish, Chief Operating Officer of Keystone Aviation, commented, “Dan brings years of strategic development experience to the leadership team and will help keep Keystone Aviation the leading aircraft charter, management and maintenance provider based in Utah.”
As a pilot for over 30 years including time as Captain on Airbus, Boeing, Falcon, Gulfstream among many other aircraft types in both airline and corporate flight operations, Govatos brings experience of past positions including Director of Operations, Director of Safety, Director of Training under FAR parts 121 and 135 and Chief Pilot. He holds an FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic/Engineer certificate and is Six Sigma Green Belt certified. A graduate of Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology, Govatos holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Aviation/Airway Management and Operations.
“I look forward to working with the highly qualified team and have started by focusing on modernising operations and procedures to meet today’s customer requests in order to provide the best experience possible. Keystone Aviation is working on scalable solutions to meet the growing demand for private jet charter and aircraft management,” said Govatos.