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Serving Our Industry with Longevity, Heritage and Trust

Recent developments across our industry highlight the importance of selecting private aviation solutions based on a long history of service, safety and trust. These are the tenets on which Priester Aviation has built its proud heritage. For eight decades, Priester Aviation has earned our reputation in private aviation, delivering personalized service 24/7 in aircraft management […]

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Bigger Isn’t Better, Better is Better


Aircraft ownership is a complex undertaking. Just some of the decisions an owner needs to make – such as crewing, hangaring, maintenance and scheduling – are key right from the start to ensure smooth flight operations and getting the most out of the aircraft. More than ever, owners recognize you need a small army of […]

Priester Aviation Adds Aircraft Management Vice President to Leadership Team


Priester Aviation’s strengths come from offering personal attention and professional solutions to its private aviation clients. Priester has assembled a team of experts who deliver daily on the eight-decade heritage of customer service. To strengthen that commitment and to better serve Priester’s aircraft-owner clients, the company announces the addition of Andrew Fischer as Vice President […]

Priester Aviation Joins Forces with Mayo Aviation to Enhance Customer Service


For more than 75 years, Priester Aviation has created a history of building strong relationships within aviation and delivering an unmatched level of customer service. To enhance those strengths, the aircraft management and private travel provider has agreed to acquire Mayo Aviation, a similarly customer-focused, family-led private aviation company.   Priester Aviation, headquartered in Chicago, […]

Priester’s Approach to Professional Aircraft Management


Managing the details of aircraft ownership can be a challenge for operators. It’s why professional aircraft management is a valuable way to reduce stress, protect one’s asset and get the most out of the aircraft ownership experience. Priester Aviation President Rich Ropp recently joined Anthony Kioussis on the Asset Insight podcast, to discuss Priester’s range […]

Travel Smarter and Plan Ahead to Avoid Unexpected Setbacks


In a recent column for Business Aviation Advisor, Andy Priester outlined three steps you can take as a corporate jet user to ensure you’re flying safely, traveling smarter and managing your travel needs appropriately. He explores why understanding current and future travel requirements is key to planning. Priester also advises how to create alternate plans […]

Andy Priester Joins Aerospace Executive Podcast


Recruiting the next generation of professionals is a big concern for the aviation industry. It is now mandatory that aviation companies, large and small, paint a clear picture of attractive career opportunities. The Aerospace Executive podcast with Craig Picken recently asked “how can the industry accomplish this?” Andy Priester, Chairman and CEO of Priester Aviation, […]