HOUSTON, Texas — Paragon Aviation Group has added Premier Jet Center in Minneapolis and Hawthorne Global Aviation Services in New Orleans to its network of FBOs.
Premier Jet Center is the newest full service FBO in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, located on Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM). It features the largest hangar on the field with 35,000 square feet and offers a full range of aircraft maintenance and management services, according to company officials.
Hawthorne Global Aviation Services is located on Lakefront Airport (KNEW) in New Orleans. Hawthorne is a 24-hour FBO that was completely renovated in 2012. The terminal features a two-story executive lobby, a flight planning room, a fully-equipped kitchen, multiple crew lounges and sleep rooms. In addition, more than 50,000 square feet of hangar space accommodating up to GV and Global sized aircraft is also available with on-site AP/IA maintenance support and NATA Safety 1st line technicians.
The Paragon Network is a membership of independent FBOs. Paragon Aviation Group performs a comprehensive audit of the facility and services offered to ensure the quality of the member base before any FBO joins The Paragon Network, officials noted. Each member FBO must comply with a set of core standards to remain in the group.