7-Oct-2011 Source: Talon Air
Talon Air, a leadingÂ private jet owner and operator announced today that Richard Oâ€™Hanlon has joined the organization as Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Mr. Oâ€™Hanlon is responsible for the oversight and efficiency of the Companyâ€™s operations and ensuring the best use of the Companyâ€™s resources. He is also tasked with overseeing Talonâ€™s aircraft management and jet charter clientele. Mr. Oâ€™Hanlon will work closely with each department manager to ensure that strategic and organizational requirements are met. He will be responsible for three segments of the Company, includingjet charter, operations and Talon Airâ€™s Part 145 Repair Station.
â€œWe are grateful to have Rich join our Talon Air team. With his vast experience in flight operations and unique management skills, he will ensure increased productivity of the company,â€ says Adam Katz, Esq., CEO and President of Talon Air. â€œHis proven leadership experience is the perfect fit for Talon Air.â€
Mr. Oâ€™Hanlon is a retired US Navy Rear Admiral and the recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, five Legions of Merit and two Bronze Star Medals, among other numerous commendations and awards. He was a test pilot and carrier-based fighter pilot accumulating over 4000 hours in high performance aircraft. He also commanded two ships including the nuclear powered aircraft carrier, USS Theodore Roosevelt. His last Navy assignment was Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic, where he was responsible for all aspects of Naval Aviation in the U.S. Atlantic Fleet. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and the U. S. Naval Test Pilot School.
â€œI am pleased to be working with such an extremely experienced staff,â€ says Richard Oâ€™Hanlon, Chief Operating Officer. â€œTalon Air has is an impressive organization that provides our jet charter, aircraft management and aircraft maintenance clientele with a highly personalized service. I look forward to being a part of Talon Airâ€™s continued growth.â€
About Talon Air, Inc.
Since 2001, Talon Air has delivered an unparalleled level of consistency and customer service to the luxury private jet charter market. Talon has emerged as New Yorkâ€™s fastest growing full service private jet charter operator, aircraft management and maintenance service provider. Headquartered at Republic Airport (FRG) in Farmingdale, New York, Talonâ€™s fleet of business jets operates from its state of the artÂ 100,000-sq-ft hangar and office complex. The Company operates one of the most diverse fleets in private aviation. The fleet includes the Sikorsky 76B Helicopter, Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, King Air B200, Hawker 400XP, Hawker 800XP, Hawker 900XP, Hawker 4000, Challenger 300, Challenger 604, Legacy 600, Gulfstream IVSP and Gulfstream V private aircraft. As a Wyvern Wingman, ARG/US Platinum and an IS-BAO registered company, Talon Air is considered the premier turnkey aircraft management, on-demand charter and Part 145 Aircraft Maintenance provider. More information is available by calling 631.753.8881 or by visitingÂ http://www.TalonAirJets.com.