FBO Management

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Aviation Strategic Development Companies

U.S. and world wide experience leading businesses from a single location service provider to a billion dollar global chain

Through direct experience as a Regional Manager, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Piedmont/Hawthorne Holdings, Inc.and as Chief Executive Officer of Hawthorne FBO Holdings, the principal of Global Aviation Infrastructure has lead the following types of aviation operations:

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Fixed Base Operations (FBO) Management:

  • All aspects of FBO Development, Management & Operations

Part 121 Aircraft Handling Services:

  • Ramp handling, loading and unloading of aircraft, pushback and towing
  • Marshalling, Weight & Balance, ground to air communication and flight supervision
  • Catering, toilet and water services
  • Ground Power, airstart, cleaning and de-icing
  • Crew transport and briefing, flight documentation and planning
  • Freight and baggage transfer

Part 121 Aircraft Passenger Services:

  • Check-In, arrival and departure services (including transfer services for check-in)
  • Boarding assistance, special assistance for disabled passengers and unaccompanied minors
  • Departure Control Systems
  • Ticketing and sales (including passenger recovery), cashier services (excess baggage, reservation)
  • Post-flight administration, baggage services, lost & found baggage services

Aircraft Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) - Part 145 Repair Station Services:

  • Maintenance and repair of corporate and business aircraft including airframe, engine, systems and avionics:
    • Factory-approved service center for all major aircraft and component manufacturers recognized by aviation authorities worldwide
  • Aircraft engine maintenance and support including:
    • Servicing of piston engines, turboprops and fanjets; with capability ranging from inspections and minor repairs to module changes and partial overhauls
  • Engineering and avionic retrofits as well as turn-key cabin management solutions

Aircraft Management & Charter (ACM) - Part 135 Air Carrier Services:

  • Proven experience in heavy/mid/light aircraft management under international operations specifications
  • Turnkey management solutions for individual owners, corporations and aircraft partnerships
  • 24/7/365 international flight planning, reservation, coordination and dispatch centers
  • Provision of complete in-flight support systems with multiple service level options
  • Outside charter sales and procurement as necessary and desired

Interior Completions & Refurbishment Services:

  • Custom interior solutions for Part 91/135 and Part 121/125 aircraft such as VVIP, sports teams, and other special configurations (to include Department of Defense solutions)
  • Full backstop management including cabinet, upholstery, fiberglass/composites, sheet metal, paint shops and more
  • Operations include interior design and engineering (mechanical, electrical, stress, etc.)
  • Previously achieved self authorization status

Cargo & Mail Handling Services:

    • Prior operations at over 20 U.S. and international airports
    • Integrated cargo handling and sorting systems for major cargo carriers and their subsidiaries and contractors
    • Trans-shipment Warehousing
      • Acceptance, build up and storage of cargo, ULD buildup and breakdown
      • Inventory control and handling of transit freight
      • Security services, express services
    • Documentation
      • Acceptance and processing of import, export, transit and transfer documentation
      • Sending of cargo IMP messages and tracing
    • Handling of special freight

Airport Leasehold Experience

As a Regional Manager, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Piedmont Hawthorne Holdings Inc., and as President & CEO of Hawthorne FBO Holdings, LLC, Steven Levesque has directly negotiated airport leases, leasehold mortgages, management contracts and other aspects of leasehold estates at these airports in the last 20 years:

    • INT—Smith Reynolds Airport, Winston Salem, NC
    • GSO—Piedmont Triad International Airport, Greensboro, NC
    • EQY—Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport, Monroe, NC
    • ROA—Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport, Roanoke, VA
    • F45—North Palm Beach County General Aviation Airport, West Palm Beach, FL
    • XLL—Allentown Queen City Municipal Airport, Allentown, PA
    • IAD—Dulles International Airport, Dulles, VA
    • JYO—Leesburg Executive Airport, Leesburg, VA
    • MDT—Harrisburg International Airport, Harrisburg, PA
    • MIA—Miami International Airport, Miami, FL
    • OPF—Opa-Locka Executive Airport, Miami, FL
    • ABY—Albany Regional Airport, Albany, GA
    • CYYZ—Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Toronto, Canada
    • CYVR—Vancouver International Airport, Vancouver, Canada
    • CYYC—Calgary International Airport, Alberta, Canada
    • ROC—Greater Rochester International Airport, Rochester, NY
    • SYR—Syracuse Hancock International Airport, Syracuse, NY
    • CHS—Charleston International Airport, Charleston, SC
    • FAY—Fayetteville Regional Airport, Fayetteville, NC
    • CID—The Eastern Iowa Airport, Cedar Rapids, IA
    • SAT—San Antonio International Airport, San Antonio, TX
    • SPS—Wichita Falls Municipal Airport, Wichita Falls, TX
    • DAL—Dallas Love Field Airport, Dallas, TX
    • HPN—Westchester County Airport, White Plains, NY
    • SDL—Scottsdale Airport, Scottsdale, AZ
    • IAH—George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston, TX
    • LAX—Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, CA
    • VNY—Van Nuys Airport, Van Nuys, CA
    • SPI—Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport, Springfield, IL
    • AGS—Augusta Regional Airport at Bush Field, Augusta, GA
    • ISP—Long Island MacArthur Airport, Islip, NY
    • NEW—New Orleans Lakefront Airport, New Orleans, LA
    • RYY—Cobb County Airport, Kennesaw, GA
    • PWK—Chicago Executive Airport, Wheeling, IL
    • EAU—Chippewa Valley Regional Airport, Eau Claire, WI
    • PVD—Theodore Francis Green State Airport, Providence, RI
    • Westerly State Airport, Westerly, RI
    • OQU—Quonset State Airport, North Kingston, RI
    • BID—Block Island Airport, Block Island, RI
    • UUU—Newport State Airport, Newport, RI
    • ABE—Lehigh Valley International Airport, Allentown, PA
    • MFV—Accomack County Airport, Melfa, VA
    • DKX—Dowtown Island Airport, Knoxville, TN
    • GCM—Claremore Regional Airport, Claremore, OK
    • ORF—Norfolk International Airport, Norfolk, VA
    • HAO—Butler County Regional Airport, Hamilton, OH