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

2.2.24

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. […]

Mayo Aviation Promotes Tom Warren to Chief Pilot

11.21.23

ENGLEWOOD, CO (NOV. 21, 2023) – Recognizing the value of experience and customer service, Mayo Aviation announces the recent promotion of Tom Warren as Chief Pilot, to lead the aircraft management, maintenance and charter service provider’s flight crews.

Mayo Aviation Expands Managed Aircraft Fleet in 2023

8.9.23

ENGLEWOOD, CO (AUGUST 9, 2023) – Following the addition of a Gulfstream G500 to its managed aircraft fleet late last year, aviation and charter services provider Mayo Aviation, part of the Priester Aviation family of companies, welcomed four new aircraft to the company’s expanding portfolio in the first half of 2023:

Priester Aviation Adds Hill Private Aviation Charter and Management to Grow Companies Together

7.18.23

WHEELING, IL (JULY 18, 2023) – Family-led businesses have always delivered the most customer-focused aviation services, built on fostering long-term relationships and loyalty. Since 1945, Priester Aviation has prided itself on continuing to provide personal service while expanding its legacy to include greater resources and capabilities for its clients. Since 1955, Hill Aircraft has been […]

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.