Las Vegas, NV, Nov. 18, 2015 – After a decorated Naval Aviation career and an ensuing role in the leadership of a worldwide organizational and safety-consulting firm, Steve Foley has joined Solairus Aviation’s senior executive team. Foley’s immediate responsibilities will include oversight of Solairus’ Charter Sales division. Additionally, he will provide support and influence to the company’s relationship development and management efforts.
“I could not be more excited to be a part of Solairus’ amazing team,” Foley said. “Solairus’ drive for service excellence, our safety culture, and our phenomenal talent throughout the ranks are what motivated me to come aboard. We have an industry leading charter sales team and I relish the opportunity to help build on the exceptional service commitment for which the Solairus brand is already known for throughout the industry.”
Before joining Solairus, Foley’s U.S. Navy milestones included his assignment as the Commanding Officer/ Flight Leader for the U.S. Navy “Blue Angels” Flight Demonstration Squadron and serving as the Wing Commander for the U.S. Navy’s Pacific fleet of fighter aircraft. He retired from active duty after 27 years of distinguished service and joined Check-6, a global leader in optimized performance and safety solutions serving the most demanding industries, where he directed business development and corporate strategy for the North American Division.
Foley holds a Bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College and a Master’s degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.
“Steve brings a wealth of leadership and team-building experience to Solairus and we are very proud to have him on board.” said Solairus President John King. “His dynamic personality is a great fit with our existing team and he’s going to be a big contributor to our drive towards delivering the highest quality aviation services available.”
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 forty base locations nationwide, employing more than 400 flight crew and support personnel to operate a fleet currently numbering nearly one hundred 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.
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