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Welcome to Air Charter 101

The Air Charter 101 podcast offers an insider's view of private aviation, featuring interviews with subject matter expert, analysis of current events, answers to listener questions, and actionable tips .  It caters to both newcomers and seasoned veterans, providing valuable insights for individuals who charter airplanes, aircraft owners, retail charter customers, as well as those whose airplanes are also chartered.

The Hosts

David Rimmer is a respected business aviation innovator with more than 20 years of private aviation leadership experience. A pioneer with a wealth of knowledge, management and operating experience, he has created exponential growth and generated significant success by championing industry-leading safety standards and business practices.

Rimmer is a former chairman of the National Air Transportation Association’s (NATA) Air Charter Committee, and is a former member of the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) prestigious Corporate Aviation Management Committee (CAMC). He also served on the Board of Governors of the Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF).

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David J. Rimmer

With 28 years in aviation, Omar J. Diaz adeptly balances his passions for auto repair/restoration and dance. Renowned for fostering collaboration and bridging generational divides, he holds a prominent position within the industry. As a member of NBAA, Business Owners Association, and NYNJ Business Travel Group, he has cemented his presence. With extensive training from major airlines and completion of advanced international operations programs, Omar brings a wealth of expertise.

 

From pivotal roles at GHI, Inc., Liberty Helicopters Inc., Summit Aviation, and Atlantic Aviation, Inc., he made significant impacts. His tenure at Infinity Aviation Group and First Flight, LLC witnessed impressive growth, culminating in a $32 million milestone in charter sales. Co-founding EmreAir Solutions in 2008 marked the beginning of his entrepreneurial journey, and in 2023, Omar co-founded AB Aviation Group and BlissJet, entering the realm of part 135 aircraft charter and management. Currently, his focus revolves around BlissJet, where his aviation prowess and innovative problem-solving skills continue to drive ongoing success.

Omar J. Diaz

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