Our Crew

Air Planning is first and foremost an aviation company, and our staff is dedicated to providing world class air charter brokerage services anywhere on the globe.

We maintain the highest standards in the industry relative to employee training and qualifications, and are committed to remaining the industry authority through our collective experience from all walks of life as well as formal education and training in aviation. Our people are the backbone of our company and the reason we enjoy industry-leading client retention. All of our clients are assigned to one Air Planning associate who will remain with your program from the initial proposal until the flight is complete. No layers of departments, no changing contact names, and no answering services… just personal attention to your private jet air charter needs, twenty-four hours a day.

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Sharon Thomas

President

Best Place I've Traveled To: A private cabana in the Caribbean.

Favorite Weekend Activity: Reading with a glass of wine and having family time.

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Scott Bickford

CEO

Best Place I've Traveled To: The national parks of Moab, Zion, and Bryce Canyon. The landscape is otherworldly.

Favorite Weekend Activity: Empty nest adventures with my wife Donna.

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Aaron Yust

Vice President, Sales and Business Development

Best Place I've Traveled To: Hard to say.  I was fortunate to have the opportunity to travel around the world while I lived in Germany, Singapore and France growing up.  A safari in South Africa and a visit to Iceland are two of my favorites.

Favorite Weekend Activity:   I usually spend the weekend hanging out with my wife, 5 year old son, our dogs, and our two year old twins.

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Lora mcsherry

General Counsel

Best Place I've Traveled To: A trip to Ireland with my mother and brothers. Beautiful country and great to see where my family emigrated from.

Favorite Weekend Activity: Cooking, gardening and spending as much time as I can with my family and friends.

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Adam Hannon

Director of Sales

Best Place I've Traveled To: One of the world's oldest palaces, Royal Alcázar in Seville, Spain.

Favorite Weekend Activity: Fishing, whether it's my golf balls out of the hazards or actual fish. 

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Haley MacDonald

Senior Account Executive

Best Place I've Traveled To: Hawaii - most beautiful beaches ever, and it was our honeymoon.

Favorite Weekend Activity: Summer weekends on the lake, boating, swimming, and relaxing. 

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Jason Malone

Account Executive 

Best Place I've Traveled To: Aruba, the self-proclaimed “one happy island” Amazing beaches & wonderful people.   

Favorite Weekend Activity: Relaxing and spending time with friends and family.

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Pat flesher

Account Executive 

Best Place I've Traveled To: Seoul, South Korea. Getting the opportunity to represent the USA and coach in the Asia Pacific University Basketball Challenge was something I’ll never forget. Not to mention how incredible the food was!

Favorite Weekend Activity: I’m a complete golf nut, and love to tee it up as much as possible. Beyond that, spending time with my wife, son, and our two dogs is my favorite thing to do!

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niki lisk

Account Executive 

Best Place I've Traveled To: London and Paris during study-abroad in college. Spent weekends exploring and staying in hostels for the true broke-college-kid experience, but we found the BEST off-the-tourist-path places that we still talk about today.

Favorite Weekend Activity: Tailgating at Oklahoma State University football games, taking my rescue mutt to the dog park, playing golf (poorly) with family and friends, hosting backyard cookouts and cooking for friends. I also love a spontaneous road trip.

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Matthew goderich

Account Executive 

Best Place I've Traveled To: All in all, I would honestly say that Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Malta were the best places I have visited. I am very much an Island life kind of guy.   

Favorite Weekend Activity: If I'm not flying around the tri-state area, I’m looking for the best restaurants in the North East. 

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Dillon wilson

Senior Account Executive 

Best Place I've Traveled To: Sintra, Portugal right on the coast outside of Lisbon. The culture, history, and food paired with the natural beauty of the beautiful cliffs and beaches made it so memorable! 

Favorite Weekend Activity: During the day, you can find me spending my time outdoors playing golf, walking my dog, or being out on the ocean. In the evenings I enjoy making memories with my friends and family over a good meal with some good wine!

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Dalton Replogle

Business Development Manager

Best Place I've Traveled To: When my wife and I were still dating we backpacked from southwest France to the coast of Spain along an ancient pilgrimage route known as the Camino de Santiago.

Favorite Weekend Activity:  I enjoy spending my down time outside with my wife and 3 kiddos. I am also a shameless gamer Dad.

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Jason 'Jay' Thomas

Duty Officer

Best Place I've Traveled To: Nice, France - beautiful scenery, friendly people, and delicious food!

Favorite Weekend Activity: Fishing.

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Mindy Tison

Client Services Manager

Best Place I've Traveled To: I did some wreck diving off the Panama City Coast in Florida. Very clear waters, and some cool diving spots, including artificial reefs made by some of the wrecks. Even got to see some sharks!

 

Favorite Weekend Activity:   Love spending time with my son, whether it is hanging at home or hiking one of the many beautiful trails in New Hampshire.

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Drew doherty

Operations Administrator

Best Place I've Traveled To: My heritage is Irish and English. Being able to travel abroad and visit family in Europe is my favorite perk.

 

Favorite Weekend Activity:   I enjoy spending time with family, friends, and quality time with my dog. Working on antique cars and DIY projects are where my passions are.

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