New York, New York (January 1, 2021) –
Solairus Aviation, a U.S.-based Private Aviation Services company, has announced the appointment of aviation industry veteran David Davenport to its executive leadership team.
Davenport is a United States Air Force Academy graduate, holding a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Davenport completed a 20+ year career with FlightSafety International, most recently as its President & CEO. He has served on the National Business Aviation Association Board of Directors, the Board of Governors for Corporate Angel Network, and in leadership capacities for The Wings Club.
“Solairus has always stood-out as a safety-first organization, with a unique culture and a heavy emphasis on hiring and training the right people for the job, whatever the job is,” Davenport said. “Joining Solairus will give me an opportunity to leverage my experience in the industry and build upon the considerable platform already in place at the company. I am looking forward to supporting Solairus’ managed clients and the long list of outstanding team members.”
“Having great people on the team is fundamental to the success of any business. Adding Dave is a perfect example of how we strive to emphasize the value of people, not just planes, in what we call ‘The Solairaverse.’” said Solairus CEO, Dan Drohan. “In order to support our clients, employees and expansion, we have to continuously attract and retain the very best in the industry. Dave represents just that type of opportunity for us.”About Solairus Aviation:
Solairus is a US-based private aviation services company whose core business is assisting aircraft owners with the safe, reliable, and efficient management and operation of their aircraft. Our services are customized to meet the client’s individual travel and financial requirements, and to support their flight operation with the highest standards of safety and personalized service, regardless of the location of the aircraft.
Solairus was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area. Solairus has over 65 base locations nationwide, employing more than 1,500 flight crew and support personnel to operate a fleet currently numbering over 230 aircraft. Solairus is an Aviation Research Group/US Platinum-Rated and Wyvern Wingman certified charter operator. Solairus has also received the NBAA Commercial Business Flying Safety Award and is an IS-BAO Stage Three certified company. Solairus offers a full range of services in addition to aircraft management, which includes aircraft charter sales, aviation support services, and consulting.