Edward Fares Appointed as Director of Operations

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September 9, 2021 – Greater Los Angeles, CA 

Sun Air Jets is pleased to announce the appointment of Edward Fares as the new  Director of Operations for their expanding organization. As the director, Fares will  support the company as it further develops its sophisticated fleet and its  dedicated team.  

With over 20 years of experience in the aviation industry, Fares will lend his leadership skills and flight operations experience to build upon Sun Air Jets’ established reputation for quality in private aviation and management services, providing another critical ingredient in its successful growth and client satisfaction strategy.  

His experience ranges from being a Captain in the airline industry to holding various Chief Pilot and Director of Operations positions within the business aviation industry. He is an airline transport rated pilot with over 11,000 flight hours. He has also held various training, safety, and standardization positions throughout his career. 

The installation of Fares to the leadership team is the newest in a series of corporate enhancements and initiatives that will reinforce the stability of the Sun Air Jets brand as it continues to grow and flourish. 

“Sun Air is excited to add Ed to the Flight Operations and management teams”,  says Brian Counsil, President of Sun Air Jets. “His depth and breadth of experience in both Part 135 and Part 121 operations reinforces Sun Air’s industry  leading standards for safety and excellence in everything we do”. 

“I am excited to be joining the Sun Air Jets team during this time of incredible growth and ongoing innovation”, states Fares. “I look forward to bringing my cross-sector experience to this role to support Sun Air Jets’ customers as well as its employees. I am honored to work alongside this team of incredible  professionals to ensure safety, reliability, efficiency, and cost management on a corporate level.” 

Fares possesses multiple type ratings on Gulfstream, Citation and Embraer  aircraft. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Technology from Purdue  University.

About Sun Air Jets: Sun Air Jets operates one of the safest rated private jet fleets in the nation with a flawless safety record spanning over 20 years. Serving the  greater Los Angeles area, Sun Air Jets, a SIGNATURE SELECT™ member FBO, provides aircraft management, maintenance, private luxury hangars, and private  charter jet services on a diverse fleet including Gulfstream, Bombardier, Citation, Hawker and Falcon aircraft. 

Along with maintaining the highest safety standards in the industry, Sun Air Jets remains dedicated to serving clients with the highest levels of operating expertise  and personable customer service. With bases located in Camarillo and Van Nuys, California, including a full-service FBO at the company’s KCMA headquarters, Sun Air Jets is a fully certified Part 145 repair station and 135 charter operator. To learn more about Sun Air Jets, visit  


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