ProJet Aviation Earns #2 Ranking in Northeast Region in 2014 Pilots’ Choice Awards

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More than 1,000 FBOs received votes from a group of over 145,000 active pilots on, representing over 65% of all business aviation.

ProJet Aviation, Leesburg VA

ProJet Aviation, Leesburg VA

This huge honor is a direct reflection of the confidence placed on us by pilots and passengers flying to and from the DC Metro Region.

ProJet Aviation, a private aviation hospitality company based at the Leesburg Executive Airport, moved up the rankings in the 5th annual Pilots’ Choice Awards. The awards recognize Fixed Base Operators (FBOs) that provide outstanding arrival and departure services for private and business aircraft across the United States.

ProJet’s Leesburg FBO (ProJet Center) moved up two spots from last year’s rankings to #2 FBO in the competitive US Northeast Region. ProJet also moved up from #41 to #22 in the nation for FBOs across all categories.

“This huge honor is a direct reflection of the confidence placed on us by pilots and passengers flying to and from the DC Metro Region," said Julie O’Brien, Director of FBO Operations for ProJet Aviation. "We look forward to continuing the trend of earning our clients’ trust and exceeding their expectations."

Leesburg Executive Airport (KJYO) is the closest general aviation airport to Washington DC, the Dulles Technology Corridor, and Virginia's growing horse and wine country. In addition to FBO services, ProJet Aviation provides aircraft management, maintenance, and worldwide jet charter flights.

About ProJet Aviation:

ProJet Aviation is the DC metro region's premier aviation hospitality company, dedicated to helping people accomplish extraordinary things through the wonder of private flight. ProJet’s fully integrated services include aircraft management, worldwide charter, maintenance, and flight support (FBO). The company operates ProJet Center FBO at Leesburg Executive Airport (KJYO), general aviation gateway to Washington DC, Dulles, and Virginia's Horse & Wine Country. Established in 2007 as a partnership between former airline pilot and entrepreneur Shye Gilad and noted entrepreneur and philanthropist Sheila C. Johnson, Founder & CEO of Salamander Hotels and Resorts, ProJet Aviation combines the operational integrity of the world’s best airlines with the refined service of a world-class resort. ProJet holds an ARGUS safety rating, and is one of the few operators certified to conduct charter flights into Washington Reagan National Airport (KDCA). ProJet’s numerous accolades include recognition as a Washington Business Journal Best Place to Work, Loudoun County Chamber Service Business of the Year, and an Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Company.

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