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jetAVIVA on the movejetAVIVA on the move

Just one year after merging with Kansas Aircraft Corp., jetAVIVA has recently begun steps to move its headquarters from Austin, Texas, to Olathe, Kansas’ New Century AirCenter Airport. A major player among brokers and dealers of business jets, turboprops and upscale piston aircraft, jetAVIVA will move its sales support and finance staff to New Century, where it will serve under jetAVIVA’s newly announced president, Tim White.

White and with his wife Dianne were former owners of Kansas Aircraft Corp. Prior to that Tim White was a former Cessna sales executive who specialized in the Citation line of business jets.

Cyrus Sigari, founder of jetAVIVA, will remain with the firm as its chief executive officer.

White said jetAVIVA has sales executives in Atlanta and Madison, Wisconsin, but “by having them together in the same place we can make decisions much faster,” alluding to a future centralization of the staff. “By having the majority of our business under one roof we can sustain growth of both our clientele and the company,” he added.

At its start, jetAVIVA was headquartered at the Santa Monica, California, airport, then subsequently moved to Las Vegas and Austin, Texas. White said that with headquarters in centrally located Kansas the reorganized jetAVIVA is in a position to expand its footprint at New Century and better extend its reach to the rest of the nation.

Sigari said the merger and move were “part of a larger strategic plan to expand our presence in the marketplace, provide value to clients in ways we couldn’t before—and making our clients’ flying dreams come true.” Sigari said other projects also are in the works for jetAVIVA.

Thomas A. Horne

Thomas A. Horne

AOPA Pilot Editor at Large
AOPA Pilot Editor at Large Tom Horne has worked at AOPA since the early 1980s. He began flying in 1975 and has an airline transport pilot and flight instructor certificates. He’s flown everything from ultralights to Gulfstreams and ferried numerous piston airplanes across the Atlantic.
Topics: Aviation Industry

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