Modesto Jet Center announces new general manager


Modesto Jet Center has announced the appointment of Otto Wright as general manager.

Wright joins Modesto Jet Center with more than 12 years of experience in the aviation industry, mainly in leadership and business development roles.

“Otto’s experience gives our company a unique perspective from the client-side, as well as a vast understanding of our industry and its complexities,” said Modesto Jet Center co-founder, Dan Kimmel. “We are eager for him to move the company forward with a shared vision for excellent customer service.”

“I am excited to join a company with such a strong history in aviation and great history in the Central Valley,” said Wright. “Modesto is an amazing community and this airport is a great treasure as a base of operations for all kinds of aircraft and as an easy alternate for the San Francisco Bay Area.”

As the FBO welcomes its new manager, the team also looks forward to some aesthetic updates. The FBO, formerly known as Sky Trek Aviation, is being revamped.

Exterior enhancements and re-branding have already begun since the company was acquired by new owners Matt Bosco and Dan Kimmel in August of 2019. Modesto Jet Center will see a refresh of its customer-centric areas, namely the lobby and pilot lounges, as well as staff offices.

“Our team is excited to come in and give the facility a fresh look,” said Kimmel. “We have extensive plans for a facility upgrade that will help us better serve our guests, which will go hand-in-hand with the brand refresh.”

Modesto Jet Center offers customers fuel sales, line service, aircraft management, charter, and acquisition and brokerage services. As an Avfuel-branded FBO, Modesto Jet Center offers customers competitive prices with Avfuel Contract Fuel and lucrative rewards with AVTRIP.

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