Craig Hopple To Lead Charter Department

SAKER AVIATION SERVICES ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTOR of CHARTER OPERATIONS Wilkes-Barre, PA and Scranton, PA, April 8, 2013/PR Newswire/ – 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 Company’s aircraft charter department at its Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport facility.

Mr. Hopple, a graduate of Robert Morris University’s Aviation Management program, comes to Saker with a wealth of flight and management experience.  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.

“We are very pleased that Craig has agreed to join Saker Aviation,” stated Linda Steventon, the Company’s Vice President, Operations.  “As 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.  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.”


About Saker Aviation Services, Inc.
Saker Aviation Services ( provides Fixed Base Operations (FBO) flight support services through a growing chain of US based facilities.  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
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