February 10 - International air charter provider Air Partner has expanded its North American presence with the opening of a west coast operation in Los Angeles, California.
The office began trading on February 1 and forms part of Air Partner's global strategy of opening in key business centres. It is the company's 20th office worldwide and its fourth in the USA, joining those on the east coast in Fort Lauderdale, Washington DC and New York.
Air Partner has a policy of employing local specialists with global expertise and has appointed Tana Lantry to head up the LA operation as director of sales. Lantry has an extensive background in aviation and learnt to fly before learning to drive. She joins from PrimeJet where she was a charter sales coordinator.