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Volato VP appointed to HJOPA board
Josh Newsteder's vision for HJOPA focuses on elevating safety protocols, improving maintenance practices and fostering a culture of transparency and shared knowledge within the HondaJet community.
Volato vice president of operations and HJOPA board member Josh Newsteder.

Volato vice president of operations Josh Newsteder has been appointed to the board of directors of the HondaJet Owners and Pilots Association (HJOPA). This significant appointment aligns with a shared vision of enhancing safety and transparency across the HondaJet community.

"Josh's new leadership role at HJOPA is a reflection of his outstanding capabilities and resonates with Volato's mission of elevating the private aviation experience," says Volato CEO Matt Liotta. "His contributions will undoubtedly advance the operational standards and safety within the HondaJet community."

Newsteder, known for his extensive experience and commitment to aviation safety, began his 38 year career in aviation as a pilot in the US Navy where he honed his operational skills. He currently leads Volato's operational team as its vice president of operations, director of operations, and air operations security coordinator. He is a single typed captain and instructor pilot in the company's growing fleet of HondaJets. His vision for HJOPA focuses on elevating safety protocols, improving maintenance practices and fostering a culture of transparency and shared knowledge within the HondaJet community.

"We are delighted to welcome Josh Newsteder to our association's board. His experience, proactive approach to safety and operational excellence perfectly align with HJOPA's goals. We look forward to the positive contributions his leadership brings to our HondaJet community," says HJOPA president, board of directors Tim Solms.

Newsteder is scheduled to participate in the upcoming HondaJet Owners and Pilots Association event in August 2024, where he will share valuable insights and strategies for operational safety and efficiency.

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