Jet Aviation joins the Paragon Aviation Group network

April 2, 2013
A unique network of FBOs that is committed to providing clients with premium customer service.

Teterboro, NJ / April 2, 2013 – Jet Aviation partners with Paragon Aviation Group, a unique network of FBOs that is committed to providing clients with premium customer service.

Jet Aviation’s six U.S. FBO facilities – Boston/Bedford, Mass.; Dallas and Houston, Texas; St. Louis, Missouri; Palm Beach, Fla.; and Teterboro, N.J. – have joined Paragon Aviation Group’s growing network of highly rated independent FBOs nationwide. The new partnership increased the total number of connections available to support customer requirements to 23 locations in North America.

Customers can feel at ease when traveling to a Paragon location knowing the network’s state-of-the-art flight tracking software helps ensure a flawless trip. Also, each location is in constant communication with one another to confirm that customer needs and service items are carefully met. As an additional benefit, clients are eligible for the Paragon Preferred status, which includes access to custom fuel pricing, by dispatching fuel requests to network locations and making reservations through the Paragon website.

“Jet Aviation has a reputation for quality and a strong passion for exceeding customer expectations. Our partnership with Paragon Aviation Group, in addition to our existing relationship with World Fuel Services as an AirElite network of FBOs, aligns with our mission for providing outstanding service to our customers. We look forward to collaborating with other Paragon and World Fuel members to enhance our ability to meet our customers’ needs,” says John Langevin, vice president FBO operations North America.

Paragon Aviation Group President Mike Delk notes, “Jet Aviation is a great addition to the Paragon network. They have several locations in key markets that will give network customers additional options for an elite experience. We look forward to working with them.”

Paragon is a relationship-based network in which customers have the opportunity to work with some of the most reputable FBOs in the business aviation industry. Members of the group can offer existing customers additional benefits through networking connections while capturing new business in different markets.

The Paragon Network is an exclusive membership of independent FBOs that provide an elite experience to general aviation travelers in North America. Members enjoy increased business through group networking efforts while providing additional benefit to based customers. Each FBO joining The Paragon Network goes through a comprehensive audit of facility and services offered to ensure the quality of the member base. The Paragon Network is facilitated by Paragon Aviation Group.

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 4,500 employees cater to client needs from more than 20 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 250 aircraft.