First Wing Charter and Management has announced the hire of Jason Spoor, a former Captain and Training Director for Google, Inc., to serve as Vice President and General Manager. In his new role, Spoor will provide direct oversight to the company’s charter operation that consists of seven corporate aircraft that travel to destinations throughout the U.S., South America, Caribbean and Canada.
First Wing Charter and Management is part of the Eagle Creek Family of Companies based out of Indianapolis, Ind. with additional locations in Zionsville, Ind. and Frankfort, Ind. As one of the country’s only locally-owned and operated aviation charter companies, First Wing offers premier, private jet travel experiences specifically tailored for each customer.
“We are enthused to welcome Jason Spoor to our team of world-class aviation leaders,” said Eagle Creek Aviation CEO and Founder Matt Hagans. “His extensive experience in aviation training and management will undoubtably impact the way we operate our charter and aircraft management business unit. We specifically recruited Jason for this role because of his unique experience at Google. The private air travel industry continues to push the envelope with user-friendly technology that helps make business aviation more accessible and affordable, and the market forecast predicts continued growth in that area.”
At Google, Spoor managed the primary training program for pilots and aircraft technicians, which focused on enhanced customer service and providing direction for future growth. Spoor has an 18-year career in aviation operations for high-growth and Fortune 500 Corporations, including Stryker Corporation, Boeing and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Spoor received his MBA in Leadership Studies from Lewis University and a Bachelor of Science in Professional Flight Technology from Indiana State University. Aviation certificates include: Airline Transport Pilot – AMEL; Types Ratings: CL-65, CL-604, LR-45, LR-Jet, IA-1125, G-100, BBD-700, GV, DA-2EASY.