Houston, TX- February 3, 2011
Paragon Aviation Group® announces the addition of 4 new FBO members to the network. Effective January 1, 2011 Maguire Aviation (VNY) joined Paragon Aviation Group®. Additionally as of February 1, 2011, Aero Air (HIO), Galvin Flying Service (BFI) and First Aviation Services (TEB) have all joined the network.
“These new members bring the quality that Paragon is looking to add to the network. Each of these locations are successful operators on their own. Sharing their best practices with the group and raising the bar with one another is what our network is all about,” said Mike Delk, President of Paragon.
When asked about their decision to join Paragon, Doug Crowther, Vice President of Galvin Flying Service stated, “A strategic alliance with high-quality, premier FBOs will provide us with a joint solution to compete with the same tools as larger FBO chains to acquire and retain customers.” Crowther further stated, “We are enthusiastic at the integrated sales, marketing and unified purchasing power that Paragon Aviation Group® offers our Seattle FBO. I believe this new alliance with enable Galvin to spend less and still reach a larger percentage of our key audience.”
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 sharing 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.