Dallas / Texas, August 30, 2012 – Jet Aviation Dallas has named Dana Fales director of the operation. Prior to his promotion, Dana was operations manager at Jet Aviation’s Boston/Bedford facility. A 48,000 sq ft reinforced-concrete ramp expansion was recently completed in Dallas as well, bringing the total facility size to more than 250,000 sq ft.
Dana joined Jet Aviation in 2004. In his new role, he is responsible for daily oversight of the Dallas operation including customer service, line service and aircraft maintenance, in addition to environmental compliance, safety and security. He holds a bachelor’s degree in aviation management and served as a production control supervisor/UH-69 helicopter crew chief in the U.S. Army. Dana reports to John Langevin, vice president and general manager, FBO operations, North America.
“We’ve made two important improvements to our Dallas operation,” said John. “Dana’s extensive operational and customer service experience will help us attract new customers and the added ramp space gives us room to easily accommodate them.”
Recently Jet Aviation Dallas worked with the Dallas City Council to gain approvals for the expanded leasehold which allowed Jet Aviation to add the improvement to the operation. The new reinforced concrete ramp can support an aircraft as large as a 757, which will enable Jet Aviation to support larger aircraft in Dallas, in addition to serving its present clients.
Jet Aviation Dallas opened in 1999 at Love Field, just seven miles northwest of downtown Dallas. The city center is just 20 minutes away, and it also allows visitors easy access to the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The company offers domestic and international handling services, complete line services, aircraft interior and exterior cleaning, refueling and nightly hangaring of aircraft.
Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was founded in Switzerland in 1967 and is one of the leading business aviation services companies in the world. Close to 5,000 employees cater to client needs from 25 airport facilities throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North and South America. The company provides maintenance, completions and refurbishment, engineering, FBO and fuel services, along with aircraft management, charter services, aircraft sales and personnel services. Jet Aviation's European and U.S. aircraft management and charter divisions jointly operate a fleet of more than 200 aircraft. Please visit www.jetaviation.com and follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/jetaviation.
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