Houston, TX – October 1, 2014: Paragon Aviation Group is excited to announce the addition of Premier Jet Center in Minneapolis, MN and Hawthorne Global Aviation Services in New Orleans, LA to their rapidly expanding network of elite, full service FBOs.

Premier Jet Center is the newest full service FBO in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, located on Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM). It features the largest hangar on the field with 35,000 square feet and offers everything business travelers need. Operating under the core values of safety, integrity and professionalism, clients are guaranteed to receive first class service from their highly trained and exceptional team. Premier Jet Center’s concierge service is there to help in handling any accommodations required during their stay. In addition, Premier Jet Center offers a full range of aircraft maintenance and management services, providing customers with an experience of the highest caliber.

Hawthorne Global Aviation Services is located on Lakefront Airport (KNEW) in New Orleans, LA. Hawthorne is a premium, 24-hour FBO dedicated to a commitment of excellence. Completely renovated in 2012, the terminal features a spacious, two-story executive lobby, a state-of-the-art flight planning room, a fully-equipped kitchen, multiple crew lounges and sleep rooms. In addition, more than 50,000 square feet of hangar space accommodating up to GV and Global sized aircraft is also available with on-site AP/IA maintenance support and NATA Safety 1st line technicians.

“Paragon Aviation Group is proud to announce the addition of Premier Jet Center and Hawthorne Global Aviation Services to our elite network,” President Mike Delk said. “We are excited to work with both of these first class FBOs.”

The Paragon Network is a distinguished membership of independent FBOs that provide an elite experience to general aviation travelers in North America. Paragon Aviation Group performs a comprehensive audit of the facility and services offered to ensure the quality of the member base before any FBO joins The Paragon Network. Each member FBO must comply with a set of strategically developed core standards in order to remain in the group. Paragon Aviation Group facilitates The Paragon Network.

Paragon Aviation Group is owned and operated by Delk’s Valley Oil, a family business comprised of Mike Delk, Megan Barnes and Molly LeBlanc. With their combined industry experience of over 60 years they have introduced an exciting new industry platform for premier aviation service providers.