Flexjet Sponsored Ohio Regional Business Aviation Association Summer Conference
July 2, 2019
- Conference was Hosted by Flexjet at its Headquarters at the Cuyahoga County Airport
CLEVELAND, July 2, 2019 – Flexjet LLC, a leading global provider of fractional private jet travel, hosted and was the title sponsor for the Ohio Regional Business Aviation Association’s annual summer meeting. The 2019 Summer Ohio Business Aviation Training Stand Down included instruction in safety management, emergency response planning and other topics from some of the industry’s most respected experts. The conference was held last Thursday at Flexjet’s headquarters at the Cuyahoga County Airport.
“We are a proud member of the Ohio Regional Business Aviation Association, which provides advocacy on behalf of the state’s private aviation companies and offers important training, education and workforce development support for our management staff and our ground and flight crews,” said Flexjet Chief Safety Officer Todd Anguish who led a robust discussion on Operational Safety Management and Emergency Response Planning.
The conference provided discussions highlighting industry trends and developments including:
- “Handling Aircraft Transactions and Private Aircraft Usage and Change Management,” featuring Amanda Applegate, Esq., of Aerlex Law Group.
- “Operational safety Management and Emergency Response Planning” moderated by Donald Chupp of Fireside Partners and feature panelists including Todd Anguish of Flexjet; Katherine Hilst of International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO)/ International Business Aviation Council; Robert Hartigan of Cuyahoga County Airport; and Sarah Keesler of the Cleveland Air Route Traffic Control Center.
Flexjet offered conference participants tours of their headquarters including its Operations and Control Center, which was modeled after NASA’s. Flexjet’s aircraft were also on static display for the participants to tour.
The conference was open to both members and nonmembers of the Ohio Regional Business Aviation Association.
Flexjet first entered the fractional jet ownership market in 1995. Flexjet offers fractional jet ownership and leasing. Flexjet’s fractional aircraft program is the first in the world to be recognized as achieving the Air Charter Safety Foundation’s Industry Audit Standard, is the first and only company to be honored with 20 FAA Diamond Awards for Excellence, upholds an ARG/US Platinum Safety Rating and is IS-BAO compliant at Level 2. Flexjet’s fractional program fields an exclusive array of business aircraft—some of the youngest in the fractional jet industry, with an average age of approximately six years. In 2015, Flexjet introduced Red Label by Flexjet, which features the youngest fleet in the industry, flight crews dedicated to a single aircraft and the LXi Cabin Collection of interiors. To date there are more than 25 different interior designs across its fleet, which includes the Challenger 350, the Embraer Legacy 450, Global Express, the Gulfstream G450, G500 and G650, and the Aerion AS2 supersonic business jets. In addition, the overall jet collection includes the Embraer Phenom 300 and Bombardier Challenger 300. Flexjet is a member of the Directional Aviation family of companies. For more details on innovative programs and flexible offerings, visit www.flexjet.com or follow us on Twitter @Flexjet and on Instagram @FlexjetLLC.
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