Over 40 Years
of Safety and Service

About Mayo Aviation

Mayo Aviation is a Colorado-based national aircraft management, maintenance and charter service provider. Since 1978, aircraft owners have trusted Mayo Aviation to effectively manage their assets and aviation services with industry leading transparency. Our owners rely on us to provide cost controls and resource management to ensure your flight department can weather nearly any stormy environment. Our compliance driven, safety focused processes are designed around one philosophy – keeping our owners and passengers safe. Our customers value long term relationships built on this type of safety driven transparent management model.

Proudly Mayo Aviation

Mayo Aviation delivers an unsurpassed aviation experience with the personal service only possible from a community-based, family-led company with decades of expertise. With concierge service, simple booking and 24/7 personalized attention, Mayo allows you to fly where you want, on your schedule, with no hassles or surprises.

Why Mayo

History of Family Leadership

Mayo Aviation’s roots begin in the early 1960s when founders Gwen and Bill Mayo II moved to Colorado from Minnesota. In 1978, they switched their business from automobile filling stations to aviation founding Mayo Aviation and starting charter service. Mayo expanded to serve the Rocky Mountain West and added aircraft management and maintenance, managing and operating large and small jets. Bill Mayo III continues the family legacy in the company’s sixth decade.

Our Heritage


To be the most trusted operating partner for aircraft owners, flight departments, and clients needing management support and/or charter services.


To maximize stakeholder value by growing the company through organic growth and strategic acquisition of culturally aligned operators.


We recognize that building strong relationships with all stakeholders based on understanding, mutual respect, and mutual support is key to long-term financial and operating success.

Recognized for Safety

Mayo Aviation is one of few elite operators that have been registered by the ACSF for meeting its Industry Audit Standard, an independent evaluation of an operator’s adherence to the highest level of safety and regulatory compliance. Mayo Aviation is Wyvern Registered, ARGUS Gold Rated and received NBAA’s Corporate Business Flying Safety Award for more than 35 years in a row.

Safety Standards

Flight for Life Colorado

Mayo Aviation enjoys a long-standing relationship with Flight for Life Colorado, the nation’s first fixed-wing air ambulance service and one of the most accomplished critical care transport programs in the country, serving critical patients in the Rocky Mountain West for more than 40 years.

George J. Priester Aviation

Mayo Aviation is a proud member of the George J. Priester family of companies, a network of private aviation service providers, that has operated independently under multigenerational family leadership for more than 75 years. It includes Priester Aviation based in Chicago, Mayo Aviation, and Hill Private Aviation in Atlanta. Mayo Aviation customers tap into a national network of resources while retaining the personal attention which can’t be found at corporate chains.

Full Details

The Mayo Aviation Team

See the aviation experts you will get to know on a first-name basis.

Meet the Team