Thomas Flohr to receive aviation award

Thomas Flohr, Founder and Chairman of VistaJet, has been pegged to receive the “Aviation Entrepreneur of the Year Award.”

In 2004, Flohr introduced a revolutionary aviation business model focused entirely around his customers and brand new, identical aircraft. With over 55 Global and Challenger jets, the company has assembled the largest privately owned Bombardier fleet. VistaJet is the world´s fastest growing private aviation company with a service area covering more than 80 percent of the globe.

John Travolta, the “Official Ambassador of Aviation,” hosts the annual black tie event. Considered the most prestigious and important recognition event in aviation, the awards will be held at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles January 22, 2016. Awards include the Harrison Ford Aviation Legacy Award” and a “Flown West” segment, which pays tribute to “Legends” lost, followed by the induction of new “Living Legends of Aviation.”

The Awards are produced by Kiddie Hawk Air Academy, a 501-c-3 non-profit organization whose mission is to educate and spark children´s passion for aviation.