TETERBORO, N.J. / January 15, 2014 – Jet Professionals has entered a partnership through its
Professional Employer Organization (PEO) with the Independent Fixed Base Operators Association
(IFBOA) to provide member companies access to Fortune 100 benefits, payroll and healthcare-reform
Jet-Pro PEO was established by Jet Professionals in 2012 to support small and medium-sized business
aviation companies by enabling them to concentrate on the operational and revenue-producing aspects of
their business. Acting as an extension of the client’s human resources and benefits team, Jet-Pro PEO
offers a comprehensive, cost-effective employee benefits plan that includes administration and payroll
services plus tax compliance and filing.
With this agreement, the Jet-Pro PEO service offering will ensure that IFBOA member companies have the
opportunity to increase employee satisfaction, and stabilize benefits, payroll and HR administrative costs
while ensuring compliance with healthcare reform.
“Jet-Pro PEO will provide the IFBOA member companies with economies of scale for employee benefits and
payroll services offered by a Fortune 100 employer. The Jet-Pro PEO program will enable the member
companies to substantially retain and recruit key talent due to the robust services offered and long-term cost
savings. We are excited about the opportunity to partner with the IFBOA and its members,” says Joe Clifton,
director, Jet-Pro PEO.
"This is truly a banner day for our members" said John Wraga, founder and executive director of IFBOA.
"Partnering with Jet Professionals enables our IFBOA members to access an amazing suite of employee
benefits and solutions. It also brings our entire organization a depth of resources virtually unmatched by any
other group. Today's agreement supports our on-going commitment to bring increasingly higher levels of
service to IFBOA members, and it's something I'm extremely proud of.”
George Kythreotis, vice president and general manager of Jet Professionals, adds, “Jet Professionals
developed Jet Pro PEO in-house in consultation with the most experienced business aviation HR
Professionals exclusively working for the business aviation community. We are thrilled to support IFBOA
member companies with this very unique offering.”
The Independent Fixed Base Operators Association (IFBOA) was created in 2006 to give independent FBOs
the resources and buying power needed to compete in a marketplace increasingly dominated by larger
organizations. Based in Bedford, Massachusetts, IFBOA offers a wide range of services to its membership,
including training, insurance, marketing assistance, and on-going consultation for financial and operational
growth. In addition to FBOs, IFBOA also counts among its more than 500 members many other independent
aviation businesses including: flight schools, repair stations, charter companies, airport owners or operators,
aircraft sales organizations, and aircraft management companies.
Jet-Pro PEO, a product of Jet Professionals focusing on business aviation workforce solutions, is a
professional employer organization that leverages its access to Fortune 100 company benefits, payroll and
healthcare reform solutions. Jet-Pro PEO provides small and medium-sized business employers’ cost
effective and knowledge driven solutions.
Jet Professionals, a wholly owned subsidiary of Jet Aviation, a General Dynamics company, was founded in
1983 in the U.S. and is a respected industry leader in global business aviation staffing services. The
company currently has offices in Teterboro, N.J.; Dallas and Houston, Texas; St. Louis, Mo.; West Palm
Beach, Fla.; Basel, Switzerland; and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Jet Professionals is one of the
world’s leading global business aviation staffing solutions and support companies and has a reputation for
providing the most qualified aviation personnel in the U.S., EMEA & Asia.
More information about General Dynamics is available online at www.generaldynamics.com.