Keys to Selecting an Aircraft Management Company


Safety: An exceptional safety culture is of the utmost importance when selecting an private jet charter provider. In your search for a private aircraft management or charter company ensuring you select a company who’s culture is focused around safety is key. At Priester we are on a continuous pursuit for operational excellence. We go beyond industry standards to ensure our flight crews and operations staff exceed training standards, enabling us to provide the safest flights. Located in key markets such as Chicago, New York and Dallas, Priester is among the elite 1% of charter operators who has earned all of the highest safety accreditations, which include ARGUS Platinum rating, Wyvern Wingman, IS-BAO – Stage 3 and Air Charter Safety Foundation certifications.

Flexibility: No one enjoys a forced relationship; take time to understand your prospective operators private aircraft management style. Are you a part of the team? Will your voice and wants be considered and respected? Priester Aviation offers customizable programs that are structured to meet your individual needs. Owning and operating an aircraft is complicated and managing the details can be daunting to a non-aviation professional.

Experience: Owning an aircraft can be costly. When choosing an aircraft management company be sure to communicate your goals to ensure your ownership experience is exceptional. With more than 70 years of aviation experience, Priester has built a robust management platform that can be tailored to Part 91 operations or turn-key, full management solutions. To reduce the cost of aircraft ownership, owners or flight departments may find it valuable to add their private jet to Priester’s charter program. To facilitate this, Priester can provide the required FAA Part 135 certification and oversight in conjunction with their aircraft management program.

Service: Who is working for you? Seems simple enough. When selecting an aircraft management company, get to know their team and verify they are credible. Practical application of experience and knowledge by a qualified, dedicated team is essential to an efficient operation. Priester’s management team has a combined total of over 200 years of aviation experience, and has earned the trust of our aircraft owners, clients and partners. The training of our teams must match the rigor demanded by our service culture.

Newsletter Signup