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TX: MaxFlight Relocating HQ to Waco, Constructing Two Facilities

21 Aug, 2013


Jamie Thomas, chairman, CEO and president of Max Flight Advantages, LLC (MaxFlight) has announced the relocation of its headquarters and major maintenance facilities from Dayton, Ohio to the Waco area. MaxFlight provides multiple aviation services to selected clients.

Concentrating principally on turbine aircraft, MaxFlight aviation services include:

  • Private, secure, safe, confidential, efficient and cost-effective air travel
  • Aircraft acquisition and sales
  • Fleet management
  • Airframe, engine, and avionics maintenance
  • Parts sales and distribution
  • Aviation asset acquisition and development

MaxFlight, founded in 2006, has a successful history of providing its clients with concierge type services, personalized aircraft scheduling, utmost safe operations using fully qualified and certified flight crews, secure and confidential transactions, hassle-free private air transportation, and effective and high yield asset management.

"We are extremely excited to bring our corporate headquarters to Waco, Texas and contribute to the local community," said Thomas. "MaxFlight believes it will be able to bring multiple aviation service products and an investment package that meets investor's criteria. Our focus is to make aviation safer and more affordable while working to get on the same side of the table with our clients."

MaxFlight employs personnel with exceptional aviation credentials, expertise and experience, excellent customer skills, integrity and impeccable ethics. Employment is currently 40 with expansion to reach 80 employees over the next three years. MaxFlight develops long-term relationships with all of its clients and has a distinguished history of supporting local community endeavors and economic development activities.

MaxFlight will conduct its operations at TSTC Airport with a 25,000-square-foot facility absorption and at McGregor Executive Airport with the construction of two 25,000-square-foot facilities to begin within the next year and future expansion plans.

Regional partners include: Texas State Technical College - Waco, City of Waco, McLennan County, Greater Waco Chamber, City of McGregor, McGregor Economic Development Corporation and McGregor Chamber.

About the Greater Waco Chamber:

The Greater Waco Chamber is a well-respected, high-impact economic and community development organization advancing a progressive and visionary agenda for economic growth and quality of life. Greater Waco is located in McLennan County, Texas along the Interstate 35 corridor and is home to more than 14,000 companies, 234,906 people and a regional workforce of approximately 320,000. To prepare and market the Greater Waco region for the businesses and jobs of the future, Greater Waco is strategically positioned with centralized access to Dallas and Austin (90 miles) and Houston and San Antonio (185 miles).

Since 2006, Greater Waco has seen more than $813 million in new capital investments and $530 million in riverfront and downtown development, making it an attractive place to live, work and play. Greater Waco is landscaped with top-rated higher educational institutions, including Baylor University, McLennan Community College and Texas State Technical College Waco.

The Greater Waco Chamber targets five key industries for economic development, which include: Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace and Defense, Health Care, Professional and Financial Services and Supply Chain Management. For more information, visit WacoChamber.com

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