SAKER AVIATION SERVICES ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTOR of CHARTER OPERATIONS Wilkes-Barre, PA and Scranton, PA, April 8, 2013/PR Newswire/ â€“ Saker Aviation Services, an aviation services company specializing in ground-based services to the general aviation marketplace, today announced that Craig Hopple has joined the organization as Director of Charter Operations for the Companyâ€™s aircraft charter department at its Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport facility.
Mr. Hopple, a graduate of Robert Morris Universityâ€™s Aviation Management program, comes to Saker with a wealth of flight and management experience. Â With over 9,000 flight hours, more than 15 years as a Chief Pilot or Captain, and a stint as an airport manager, Mr. Hopple is a well-rounded aviation professional.
â€œWe are very pleased that Craig has agreed to join Saker Aviation,â€ stated Linda Steventon, the Companyâ€™s Vice President, Operations. Â â€œAs a life-long Pennsylvania resident who has spent the last several years in adjacent markets, Craig has an excellent understanding of the dynamics of our local marketplace. Â We are highly confident that this knowledge, combined with his breadth of aviation and management background, makes Craig an ideal candidate to lead the development of our charter department at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.â€
About Saker Aviation Services, Inc.
Saker Aviation Services (www.SakerAviation.com) provides Fixed Base Operations (FBO) flight support services through a growing chain of US based facilities. Â Products include, but are not limited to, aircraft fueling, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), aircraft charter, hangar/tie-down, facility management, pilot support services, ground handling, operational consulting and other related services.
Saker Aviation Services
Linda C. Steventon
Vice President, Operations