12th May 2014, Prague; ABS Jets reaches a milestone this year as it celebrates its 10 years anniversary. What began in 2004 as a humble aircraft charter and maintenance operator of two jets with a staff of twenty, has grown into one of the major players in European business aviation industry with a fleet of twelve and more than 200 employees. The company is now also providing flight trip planning, FBO and executive handling, aircraft sales and consulting, and it has one of the finest maintenance departments in Central and Eastern Europe. Ten years have forged a solid ABS Jets out of challenges and opportunities and it has earned the reputation of a company that delivers premier quality of services and complies with the highest standards in the industry in every element of its organization.
“An organization builds relationships with customers called ‘goodwill’. Part of goodwill is developed by customers knowing and noticing that staff members are motivated and well trained. People are a key competitive differentiator that has lead to ABS Jets’ success. Committed people deliver value to customers and drive customer loyalty, customers bring growth to the business, and growth offers opportunities to a company,” says Vladimir Petak, CEO and Member of the Board of Directors.
Having been with the company from day one as a pilot, Stefan Kukura, Director of Flight Operations and Chief Pilot Embraer Legacy remembers: “ABS Jets was one of first business aviation operators in this region. You can imagine that the conditions were pretty tough; being first meant settling the rules and conditions of business aviation from scratch. Nowadays, ABS Jets is one of the very few companies in Central Europe that have the financial and human resources to support and implement the systems required to operate aircraft to the very highest level of safety and security. ABS Jets’ pilots and crews are among the most qualified and well trained professionals in the industry who are internationally recognized.”