Flexjet, a private jet charter services company based in Richardson, Texas, announced Wednesday the appointment of Jason Weiss as its new vice president, Operations. Weiss will be responsible for managing Flexjet's flight operations, training, technical operations, operations analysis and fleet management, the owner operations center and procurement.
Weiss brings more than 13 years of aviation experience to the Flexjet leadership team. For the past five years, he served as vice president, Crew Resource Planning, at NetJets, where he was responsible for managing pilot and flight attendant staffing levels and utilization, with operations consisting of more than 2,500 pilots, 250 flight attendants and approximately 400 airplanes with 14 different aircraft types. In addition to managing all administrative and operational aspects of pilot bidding and scheduling, he also developed innovative new strategies to maximize pilot efficiency. Prior to his tenure at NetJets, Weiss held senior operations positions at Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp. and Atlas Air.
Weiss replaces David Gross, who is retiring from Flexjet following his 13 years of service.