Meet the Foundation Aviation Team Gary Geis and Jim Eliason

James (Jim) Eliason – Chief Pilot James (Jim) Eliason inherited his love of aviation from his father, a part-time flight instructor. Before he was old enough to learn to fly himself, Jim built model aircraft and even assembled a small radio so he could listen to transmissions from flight crews passing overhead. Every chance he […]

Lower the Cost of Private Jet Ownership with the Right Charter Management Team

At Foundation Aviation, we understand the dream—and the costs—of private jet ownership. When we partner with owners and provide our charter management services, we understand that management done right offers one of the most effective ways to lower the costs of ownership.  For many, private jet ownership is a lifelong dream. Those who have achieved […]

Beyond the Cabin: The Hidden Comforts of Flying With Foundation Aviation

Long associated with luxurious travel, charter flights offer a level of in-cabin convenience, comfort, and service that commercial airlines can’t touch. Updated aircraft with comfortable seating, personalized cuisine, advanced communication tech, and various entertainment options create a superior alternative to the commercial experience with its crowded cabins and spotty Wi-Fi. It is understandable that clients […]

Why the Private Charter Industry is Soaring Post-COVID

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the aviation industry saw a significant uptick in private flying. In fact, commercial airlines saw a 10% decrease in premium travel share in 2021 compared to pre-pandemic, according to Alton Aviation Consultancy.  On the other hand, interest in private charters skyrocketed. Jet Linx, a personal private jet company, saw a 40% […]

Benefits of On-Demand Private Charter for Executive Air Travel

When people think of flying, they typically think of a commercial aircraft. But the hustle and bustle of an airport isn’t always the best option for individuals and businesses. For organizations that have complex timelines and tightly packed schedules, choosing a charter flight is often more convenient for a number of reasons. If you’ve never […]