Fort Lauderdale, FL – Banyan Air Service based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport is pleased to announce that Craig D. Huston will be the company’s new chief operating officer (COO).
Don Campion, President of Banyan shared, “The company is excited to add Craig to the leadership team as Banyan continues to grow and explore many opportunities. Craig will help take the company to the next level as he works with our talented mangers.”
Huston has over 18 years of aviation experience ranging from line service at a small, private FBO, to various leadership positions at large, global OEMs. As COO, Huston will be responsible for overseeing all of Banyan’s operations, including FBO Services, Avionics, Maintenance, Parts Solutions and Banyan Pilot Shop.
Huston is also very involved in the local community serving various non-profit organizations, including a leadership development organization as the Executive Director for the past three years working with approximately 500 local business owners, c-level executives, and community leaders.
Banyan Air Service (FXE) is a 24-hour, full-service fixed base operation, with more than 1 million square feet of hangar and office space within an 85 acre aviation complex. Banyan provides comprehensive business aviation services; including aircraft fueling, hangar services, ground support, aircraft sales, heavy maintenance and interior modifications, turbine engine service, structural repairs, avionics installations and services, aircraft part sales, Jet Runway Café and Banyan Pilot Shop which is also available on-line at www.banyanpilotshop.net. Banyan caters to domestic and international aircraft owners, corporations, and governmental agencies. For more information, visit www.banyanair.com.
Russell’s responsibilities include ensuring customers receive quality avionics service, bench work and instrument work in accordance with FAA/EASA standards.
In his new role, John is responsible for the leadership, organization and management of Banyan’s customer support and line service teams.
Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport location voted #3 U.S. FBO, #1 Southeast U.S. FBO and #2 Star FBO in the FltPlan.com 2011 Pilots’ Choice Survey.