Banyan Announces John Mason, Director of FBO Services

Fort Lauderdale, FL - Banyan Air Service based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE) recently announced the appointment of John Mason as Director of FBO Services. John has over 20 years of aviation experience and previously held positions with Jet Aviation in West Palm Beach, and most recently at Orion Jet Center at Opa Locka, Florida.

In his new role, John is responsible for the leadership, organization and management of Banyan’s customer support and line service teams along with exploring opportunities for Banyan to grow on other airports. “I joined Banyan because of values that I share with the company. Banyan has a commitment to serving customers in remarkable ways and I am also dedicated to providing superior customer service. Banyan’s processes, procedures and policies are some of the best in the industry,” said John.

Banyan Air Service is consistently ranked as a top United States FBO by pilots in Professional Pilot Magazine, Aviation International News and surveys. Banyan is a 24-hour fixed base operation (FBO) that caters to individual aircraft owners, corporate flight departments, aircraft charter operators and military and governmental institutions. Banyan provides fuel, ground services, aircraft detailing and hangar space to accommodate aircraft up to a Gulfstream 550. Banyan’s customer support team assists with gourmet catering, hotel reservations, on-site Hertz rental cars and Bahamas and Caribbean travel assistance. United States Customs is available daily from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

In addition to FBO services, Banyan provides aircraft sales and management, heavy maintenance and interior modifications, turbine engine service, structural repairs, and avionics services. Banyan also offers, Hangar63 (Banyan’s Aviation Store) for in-store shopping, for on-line purchases and Jet Runway Café for breakfast and lunch. The company has been in business since 1979 and employs over 150 teammates companywide with over 30 NATA certified line technicians and nine customer support representatives. For more information, visit