Volato VP Newsteder appointed to HondaJet Association board

Volato’s VP of Operations Josh Newsteder will join the Board of the HondaJet Owners and Pilots Association, known as HJOPA.

By Doug Gollan, December 13, 2023

Josh Newsteder, Volato’s Vice President of Operations, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the HondaJet Owners and Pilots Association known as HJOPA.

In an announcement, the world’s largest operator of the Honda-made VLJs called the move a “significant appointment aligns with a shared vision of enhancing safety and transparency across the HondaJet community.”

“Josh’s new leadership role at HJOPA is a reflection of his outstanding capabilities and resonates with Volato’s mission of elevating the private aviation experience,” said Matt Liotta, CEO & Co-Founder of Volato.

He added, “His contributions will undoubtedly advance the operational standards and safety within the HondaJet community.”

Newsteder brings a 38-year career in aviation as a pilot, including in the United States Navy.

He is a single-typed captain and instructor pilot for Volato.

Newsreader says he wants to help HJOPA focus on elevating safety protocols, improving maintenance practices, and fostering a culture of transparency and shared knowledge within the HondaJet community.

“We are delighted to welcome Josh Newsteder to our Association’s Board. His experience, proactive approach to safety, and operational excellence perfectly aligns with HJOPA’s goals. We look forward to the positive contributions his leadership brings to our HondaJet community,” said Tim Solms, President, Board of Directors, HondaJet Owners and Pilots Association.

Newsteder is also scheduled to participate in the HondaJet Owners Association event in August 2024.

He will share insights and strategies for operational safety and efficiency.

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