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George J. Priester Aviation Unifies Customer-Focused Companies Under Legacy Brand

WHEELING, IL (FEBRUARY 2, 2024) – For nearly 80 years, the Priester family name has meant committed excellence in aviation services and customer-focused relationships. As the family-run company expands to include businesses with similar values, it announces that a legacy name from its rich history is returning to represent the overall business structure. George J. […]


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Mayo Aviation’s New Look and Sustained Commitment

6.1.23

If you have interacted with Mayo Aviation recently, you’ve likely noticed an updated look on the website and a refreshed logo. There’s an important component that hasn’t changed, however – the Mayo Aviation name and commitment to our customers. That has been true in the past, is still today and will be tomorrow. In 2022, […]

Priester Aviation and Mayo Aviation Name VP of Quality and Safety

5.23.23

WHEELING, IL (MAY 23, 2023) – Private aircraft management, charter and maintenance providers Priester Aviation and Mayo Aviation announce the promotion of recognized industry safety advocate Carl Bennett to the role of Vice President of Quality and Safety. Since 2018, Bennett has served as Director of Safety for Colorado-based Mayo Aviation, which joined with Priester […]

Priester Aviation & Mayo Aviation Renew Status on ACSF’s Industry Audit Standard Registry

5.9.23

WASHINGTON D.C., May 9, 2023 – The Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF.aero), a 501(c)3 nonprofit whose mission is to promote aviation safety among general and business aviation operators, has recently reregistered Priester Aviation and Mayo Aviation to its Industry Audit Standard (IAS) Registry. The ACSF’s audit is a detailed gap analysis of an operator’s management practices.

Aircraft Management Service That Answers to Owners and Pilots

4.25.23

No one knows an aircraft like its pilot or flight department. How it performs, how it is maintained and crewed – all of the crucial components that determine how well it serves an owner’s aviation needs. It is a full-time job – and sometimes many – to manage the details of flight operations, which can take […]

Priester Aviation Joins Forces With Mayo Aviation to Enhance Customer Service

3.1.23

WHEELING, Ill. (September 15, 2022) – For more than 75 years, Priester Aviation has created a history of building strong relationships within aviation and delivering an unmatched level of customer service. To enhance those strengths, the aircraft management and private travel provider has agreed to acquire Mayo Aviation, a similarly customer-focused, family-led private aviation company.

Priester Aviation Grows Managed Aircraft Fleet

2.24.23

Priester Aviation, a private aviation solutions provider, has established itself over its long history with the expertise, dedication and resources to make aircraft ownership easier. Now, more aircraft owners are turning to the family-owned company that offers personal connections and large-scale advantages for aircraft management services. In Q4 of 2022 and Q1 of 2023, Priester […]