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The State of the Aerospace Industry: AAC Webinar Ep 01

Join us on the first episode of Atlanta Aero Club's webinar with Steve Champness, US publisher of AvBuyer, Johnny Foster, President & CEO of OGARAJETS, and Dent Thompson, SVP & COO of Phoenix Air.


In the first episode of the Atlanta Aero Club webinar, find out how the pandemic has affected businesses, how OGARAJETS and Phoenix Air have helped people during the time of the pandemic and what opportunities for aircraft buyers have arisen in this climate plus much more...


Steve Champness, President of Atlanta Aero Club, interviewed Johnny Foster, President & CEO of OGARAJETS, and Dent Thompson, SVP & COO of Phoenix Air during a live webinar broadcast that attracted people from the U.S. and around the world. The overarching concern was how the industry has been affected during the COVID-19 crises and what segments of the industry are growing in spite of the economic downturn.


While the pandemic has changed the way millions of travelers view commercial travel, business and leisure travelers are considering flying private jets for the first time. Since both OGARAJETS and Phoenix Air are in this segment of the industry, they provided valuable insights into what they see on the horizon.


The Guests


Johnny Foster is the President and CEO of OGARAJETS. The company has overseen $5 billion in new and pre-owned aircraft transactions, and has worked with clients and partners in more than 50 countries. OGARAJETS provides a full range of aircraft brokerage, private jet acquisitions, management, leasing and operational services for its growing list of clients in the U.S. and around the globe.


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Dent M. Thompson is the SVP and CEO of Phoenix Air Group, a FAA-certificated Part 135 company with worldwide operating authority to provide passenger services, worldwide air ambulance services and high priority air cargo services. Phoenix Air’s military contracting division is the world’s leading provider of contracted airborne electronic warfare and weapons training/testing services for many militaries and governments.