Sun Air Jets, a Camarillo, California-headquartered Part 135 operator providing FBO services, aircraft management, maintenance and private charter jet services, has hired Edward Fares as the new director of operations for its expanding organisation. As the director, Fares will support the company as it further develops its sophisticated fleet and its dedicated team.
With over 20 years of experience in the aviation industry, Fares will lend his leadership skills and flight operations experience to build upon Sun Air Jets’ reputation for quality in private aviation and management services, providing another ingredient in its successful growth and client satisfaction strategy.
His experience ranges from being a captain in the airline industry to holding various chief pilot and director of operations positions within the business aviation industry. He is an airline transport rated pilot with over 11,000 flight hours. He has also held various training, safety and standardisation positions throughout his career.
The installation of Fares to the leadership team is the newest in a series of corporate enhancements and initiatives that will reinforce the stability of the Sun Air Jets brand as it continues to grow and flourish.
“Sun Air is excited to add Ed to the flight operations and management teams,” says Brian Counsil, president of Sun Air Jets. “His depth and breadth of experience in both Part 135 and Part 121 operations reinforces Sun Air’s industry leading standards for safety and excellence in everything we do.”
“I am excited to be joining the Sun Air Jets team during this time of incredible growth and ongoing innovation,” states Fares. “I look forward to bringing my cross-sector experience to this role to support Sun Air Jets’ customers as well as its employees. I am honoured to work alongside this team of incredible professionals to ensure safety, reliability, efficiency and cost management on a corporate level.”
Fares possesses multiple type ratings on Gulfstream, Citation and Embraer aircraft.