Houston, TX- July 21, 2011:  Paragon Aviation Group® announces the addition of Lane Aviation to the network. Located at Port Columbus International Airport (CMH), this highly regarded operation is the newest FBO member to the group effective July 1, 2011.

Family owned since 1935, Lane Aviation is the most trusted FBO on the field in Columbus, OH.  As the largest service provider on the field they have twelve different business facets giving them the most comprehensive offering to general and commercial aviation.

Addressing their recent membership with Paragon, Tom Deuber, President of Lane Aviation said, “I believe there is tremendous benefit in being networked with other FBOs that share the same standards for safety and the same passion to serve.  We look forward to exchanging best practices in an effort to continually exceed the expectations of our customers.”

Part of Lane Aviations longevity at Port Columbus is their outstanding customer service. Staffed 24/7 they are some of the best in the business and go above and beyond customer expectations. President of Paragon, Mike Delk said, “Their reputation and tenure in the industry is undisputable, we are very excited to have Lane Aviation become part of the network. Furthermore, to share what they have been doing right for the last 75 years will be so valuable to our existing members.”

“Lane has enjoyed providing first class service to our customers for over 75 years. Joining PAG will ensure that our based tenants enjoy the same service levels when they arrive at a PAG facility on the road as they do at home.” Dueber stated while discussing ways to go above and beyond for his customer base.

Paragon represents a group of first-class independent FBOs and small chains that have the same operational principles; customer-focused service, quality, safety, reliability and value. By delivering tangible benefits to its members through leverage in buying power on FBO services and customer information through state of the art flight tracking software provided by Argus.  Each FBO joining PAG goes through a comprehensive audit of facility and services offered to ensure the quality of the member base. A base of core standards have been developed for each FBO to adhere to and maintain to remain in the network.

Paragon Aviation Group® is owned and operated by Delk’s Valley Oil, a family business comprised of Mike Delk, Megan Barnes and Molly LeBlanc. With their combined industry experience of over 60 years they have introduced an exciting new industry platform for premier aviation service providers.