Michael Bata joins JetSuite as COO


Michael Bata

Michael Bata has joined JetSuite as chief operating officer.

Bata has more than 33 years of experience in the aviation industry, including running divisions of Fortune 500 companies.

Alex Wilcox, CEO at JetSuite said: “I am thrilled to welcome this industry veteran to the JetSuite team. Michael offers extensive experience as well as a deep understanding of the aviation industry and will play a critical leadership role in our continued growth as we move into 2017.”

Bata has spent the past 20 years leading and directing work forces and divisions, with positions including founder and CEO of WorldWide Aero Consulting Services, chief operations officer of Vueling Airlines and director of Maintenance at Southwest Airlines.

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Bata is a commercial pilot with multiple ratings and over 3,500 hours of flight time logged.