Press Release

IFBOA and Jet Pro PEO Announce Partnership

January 14, 2014


Jet Professionals Professional Employer Organization announces partnership with Independent Fixed Base Operators Association to provide tailored employee benefits and payroll services directly to members

TETERBORO, N.J. / January 15, 2014  Jet Professionals has entered a partnership through its Professional Employer Organization (PEO) with the Independent Fixed Base Operators Association (IFBOA) to provide member companies access to Fortune 100 benefits, payroll and healthcare-reform compliant solutions.

Jet-Pro PEO was established by Jet Professionals in 2012 to support small and medium-sized business aviation companies by enabling them to concentrate on the operational and revenue-producing aspects of their business. Acting as an extension of the clients human resources and benefits team, Jet-Pro PEO offers a comprehensive, cost-effective employee benefits plan that includes administration and payroll services plus tax compliance and filing.

With this agreement, the Jet-Pro PEO service offering will ensure that IFBOA member companies have the opportunity to increase employee satisfaction, and stabilize benefits, payroll and HR administrative costs while ensuring compliance with healthcare reform.

Jet-Pro PEO will provide the IFBOA member companies with economies of scale for employee benefits and payroll services offered by a Fortune 100 employer. The Jet-Pro PEO program will enable the member companies to substantially retain and recruit key talent due to the robust services offered and long-term cost savings. We are excited about the opportunity to partner with the IFBOA and its members, says Joe Clifton, director, Jet-Pro PEO.

"This is truly a banner day for our members" said John Wraga, founder and executive director of IFBOA. "Partnering with Jet Professionals enables our IFBOA members to access an amazing suite of employee benefits and solutions. It also brings our entire organization a depth of resources virtually unmatched by any other group. Today's agreement supports our on-going commitment to bring increasingly higher levels of service to IFBOA members, and it's something I'm extremely proud of.

George Kythreotis, vice president and general manager of Jet Professionals, adds, Jet Professionals developed Jet Pro PEO in-house in consultation with the most experienced business aviation HR Professionals exclusively working for the business aviation community. We are thrilled to support IFBOA member companies with this very unique offering.

The Independent Fixed Base Operators Association (IFBOA) was created in 2006 to give independent FBOs the resources and buying power needed to compete in a marketplace increasingly dominated by larger organizations. Based in Bedford, Massachusetts, IFBOA offers a wide range of services to its membership, including training, insurance, marketing assistance, and on-going consultation for financial and operational growth. In addition to FBOs, IFBOA also counts among its more than 500 members many other independent aviation businesses including: flight schools, repair stations, charter companies, airport owners or operators, aircraft sales organizations, and aircraft management companies.

Jet-Pro PEO, a product of Jet Professionals focusing on business aviation workforce solutions, is a professional employer organization that leverages its access to Fortune 100 company benefits, payroll and healthcare reform solutions. Jet-Pro PEO provides small and medium-sized business employers cost effective and knowledge driven solutions.

Jet Professionals, a wholly owned subsidiary of Jet Aviation, a General Dynamics company, was founded in 1983 in the U.S. and is a respected industry leader in global business aviation staffing services. The company currently has offices in Teterboro, N.J.; Dallas and Houston, Texas; St. Louis, Mo.; West Palm Beach, Fla.; Basel, Switzerland; and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Jet Professionals is one of the worlds leading global business aviation staffing solutions and support companies and has a reputation for providing the most qualified aviation personnel in the U.S., EMEA & Asia.

More information about General Dynamics is available online at www.generaldynamics.com.

Contact: Patricia McNamee, Manager, PR and Communications, Jet Professionals +1 201 462 6892 or patricia_mcnamee@jetaviation.com


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