Jet Aviation launches JetStart
Flight Services, Inc., is launching “JetStart,” a turn-key solution program for
new aircraft owners who need assistance in developing a fully operational
in-house flight department before aircraft delivery. The company is also
announcing the appointment of Chris Wheeler to lead the newly established
“JetStart” division. “
JetStart” is designed to enable first
time buyers to enjoy the benefits of aircraft ownership from day one. The services include all preparations to
ensure compliance with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, permits and
authorizations, flight department processes to support all mission requirements
and aircraft preparation for
flights in accordance with the owner’s personal requirements.
Jet Aviation Flight Services has
appointed Chris Wheeler as vice president operations to head the company’s newly established “JetStart”
division. Chris joined Jet Aviation in 1995 and held several managerial
positions within the company; he
most recently served as vice president/base manager of the company’s Chicago, Ill., operation. Chris Wheeler will be
operating from Chicago
and reports to Bob Seidel, senior vice president and general manager of Jet Aviation Flight Services, Inc. “The ‘JetStart‘ program brings a
multitude of benefits to the aircraft buyer. The new owner is supported by a highly experienced company with the
resources to offer timely, efficient and predictable approaches to launching a
new business aircraft into service,” says Bob Seidel.
“Jet Aviation’s expertise in creating
hundreds of flight department operations over the past 40 years will be made
available to new aircraft owners through the ‘JetStart‘ program, who will
receive a turn-key operational flight
department,” adds Gary Dempsey, president, Jet Aviation U.S. Aircraft Services.
The program also offers ad hoc services that can be integrated into the package
to support the owner’s specific operational objectives. These services include
the following: pre-buy inspection, aircraft conformity checks, completion
monitoring, personnel recruitment, Part 135 services (partner program), flight
following, maintenance planning and tracking, consulting and auditing services.
Jet Aviation is located in hall B, booth
#2404 at NBAA in Atlanta.