LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, NEW YORK (October 30, 2007) – FlightSafety International has promoted John Kelleher to Assistant Manager of the company’s Teterboro, New Jersey Learning Center.
“We are pleased John has received this well deserved promotion,” said Greg McGowan, Vice-President, Operations, FlightSafety International. “Our customers who train at Teterboro will benefit from John’s 35 years of civil and military aviation experience, his commitment to enhance safety through high quality, professional training and his willingness to help ensure that they receive programs tailored to their specific needs.”
Prior to joining FlightSafety in 2005, John was CEO for Sky River Management for four years and Director of Aviation Services with AFLAC Incorporated for seventeen years. He also worked as a contract instructor pilot for the United States Navy Training Command.
Kelleher served in the United States Marine Corps from 1969 to 1981 as a pilot with responsibility for aircraft maintenance support. He graduated from the University of West Florida with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, holds a Bachelor’s in Economics from Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina and is type rated on the Citation 1, Dassault Falcon 900EX and Sabreliner aircraft.
FlightSafety is a factory authorized training provider for Dassault and offers type specific training on virtually all Falcon Jet business aircraft. FlightSafety’s Teterboro Learning Center is a Falcon Jet training center of excellence and offers training professional pilot, maintenance technician and flight attendant training on the Falcon 50EX, Falcon 900EX and 900EX EASy, Falcon 2000 and 2000EX EASy aircraft. FlightSafety also offers training on Dassault aircraft at its Learning Centers in Columbus, Ohio; Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas; the Greater Philadelphia Wilmington area, and at the Le Bourget Airport in Paris, France.
FlightSafety International is the world’s premier aviation training organization. Over 75,000 pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals train at FlightSafety facilities each year. The company designs and manufactures full flight simulators for civil and military aircraft programs and operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at 40 training locations.