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since 1984Million Air Dallas has provided exceptional private jet services to our clients. We pioneered the concept of luxury airport facilities. Since then, we have expanded to become the full service leader in aircraft charter, acquisitions and management.
Today, our FBO still rank among pilots’ most preferred. And our private jet fleet has grown to include an expansive range of light, medium and heavy aircraft. No matter where you want to go, Million Air Dallas has an aircraft to take you there.
Our reputation is built on safety, elegance and expertise, and we still apply those same values to every aspect of our business. As a foundation, these pillars have propelled us to the forefront of private jet aviation and continue to influence how we grow as a company.
safety is paramountOur commitment goes beyond procedures and protocol to ensure the comfort and welfare of our crew and passengers on every flight. We adhere to the highest level of safety and consistency in the industry, have established an impeccable record and have been recognized by independent agencies for best practices and private jet services.
Bob Schmidt joined Million Air Dallas in October of 2005 as the Director of Flight Operations. Bob comes to us with 25 years of aviation experience. He holds an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with several Transport Category Type Ratings. Bob has over 9,000 hours flight experience in domestic and international operations.
Prior to joining Million Air Dallas, Bob worked in Florida managing a Part 135 operation. He also was the Chief Pilot for Jet Solutions, and has held management positions at Bombardier Flexjet. In the 1990s Bob was a line pilot, instructor and flight department manager for Allegheny Airlines. In the mid 1980’s Bob began flying regional airline aircraft commercially throughout the State of Alaska with ERA Aviation. Bob also attended and graduated from the University of Alaska.
Bob has built an industry leading Safety Management System and has lead our Company to being ARG/US Platinum, Wyvern Registered, IS-BAO Stage II and was one of the first to complete the Air Charter Safety Foundations audit and be Registered.
Bob has participated in numerous FAA Safety Initiative Work Groups and Rule Making Committees for Part 121 and 135 operations over the last decade. He currently sits on the FAAs Part 135 Re-write Steering Committee, and the Operations Specifications Working Group.
President & CEO
Schmidt joined Million Air Dallas in October of 2005 bringing over 30 years of aviation experience to the Company. He holds an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with type ratings in a DHC-8, LR-60, G-IV, G-V, G-VI, BD-700 and B-737. Bob has over 14,000 hours of flight experience in domestic and international operations with extensive flight operations oversight. Schmidt is a visionary providing invaluable leadership and consistency in providing quality and service which is what Million Air Dallas stands for. Schmidt is a 1987 graduate of the University of Alaska.
Chief Financial Officer
Geer began his career with Million Air Dallas as Chief Accountant in 1989. Over the years, he has served as Financial Controller and has been influential in the success and reputation of Million Air Dallas. He now serves as our Chief Financial Officer, but his dedication to customer service and the accounting department has remained steadfast. Geer graduated from Southern Methodist University, Dallas.
Vice President of Operations
Rickerhauser joined Million Air Dallas bringing 30 years of airline and business aviation experience to the company. Rickerhauser holds an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with several Transport Category Type Ratings, a Flight Engineer Turbojet Certificate and Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate. He has over 10,000 flight hours in his career. Rickerhauser holds a Master of Aeronautical Science in Aviation Management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management and Flight Technology from Florida Institute of Technology.
Vice President of FBO Operations
Zimmerman graduated from Arkansas Tech University and has held previous positions with Raytheon, Flexjet and a number of aviation management companies. Zimmerman is experienced on both sides of the fuel spectrum, from procurement to supply management, and now FBO services. He strives to deliver the highest level of service to our customers.
Vice President of Human Resources
VanHook joined Million Air Dallas in 2005. Her dedication to integrity and ethics has made her an integral part of the team. Along with managing the HR services and policies for the entire company, she oversees the compliance of our facility with FAA regulatory guidelines. VanHook is a graduate of the University of Arkansas.
Cara M Tolentino
Director of Business Development
Cara joined Million Air Dallas in 2003. During her 15-year career with the company, she’s served in Line Service, Customer Service, Accounting, Charter Sales and Charter Scheduling. Her experience working across many areas of the organization helps Cara excel in her current role as Director of Business Development, where her responsibilities include Million Air Dallas brand management, developing new products and expanding the current product line. Cara holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of North Texas and is a member of Women in Aviation International. She also holds a Certificate of Management from the University of Texas at Dallas.
Director of Customer Service
After graduating from the University of Arkansas in 1995, Thompson started her career as a customer service supervisor and today holds over 20 years of industry experience in the FBO category. As a certified facilitator, she has established a presence in the industry. Thompson has facilitated customer service seminars for 22 FBO locations in the region and has been recognized as the Top FBO employee in the Aviation International News Survey.
A graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University with a bachelor of science in aviation and business administration. Jones has over 7,700 hours and is type rated in G-VI, G-V, G-IV, CL-300, Learjet 60 and the Learjet series aircraft. Jones is an experienced captain and previously flew for Part-91 and Part-135 operations and pilots Million Air Dallas’ G-650 jet.
Director of Maintenance
Fishburn joined Million Air Dallas in 2009 with over 30 years of experience as a licensed Aviation Maintenance Technician in various roles including Jet Manger, Director of Operations and business owner. The latter 16 years of his 30-year maintenance career has been spent with organizations that operate FAR Part 135 flight operations. He is also a certified Gulfstream G650 Master Maintenance Technician. Fishburn graduated from Spartan Aeronautical University and he is a United States Navy Veteran. In his free time, he enjoys camping and motorcycles.
Our fleet includes light jets that travel regionally up to heavy jets that reach international destinations. To charter a flight with Million Air Dallas, request a quote or call (972)-733-5877 to speak with a flight specialist.
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- Where is Million Air Dallas located?
We are located at Addison Airport (ADS) on the north end of the runway off Alpha. Our position gives pilots quick access to Runway 15.
- How far in advance do I need to book?
With as little as 2.5 hours’ notice, we can have you in cabin and off to your destination. If your situation requires a faster departure, we will also work with you to get you off the ground as quickly and as possible without compromising safety.
- Is US Customs on site?
Yes, Million Air Dallas houses a US Customs office and staff on site. Additionally, we hold a term overflight permit, allowing us to return direct to Addison Airport from most international destinations.
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