Volato’s Vice President of Operations, Josh Newsteder, Appointed to HJOPA Board of Directors

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Volato Inc., (NYSE American: SOAR) (“Volato”) a leading private aviation company in the United States, today announced that Josh Newsteder, Vice President of Operations, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the HondaJet Owners and Pilots Association (HJOPA). This 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. "His contributions will undoubtedly advance the operational standards and safety within the HondaJet community."

Mr. Newsteder, known for his extensive experience and commitment to aviation safety, began his 38-year career in aviation as a pilot in the United States Navy, where he honed his operational skills. He currently leads Volato’s operational team as its Vice President of Operations, Director of Operations, and Air Operations Security Coordinator. He is a single typed Captain and Instructor Pilot in the company’s growing fleet of HondaJets. His vision for HJOPA focuses 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.

Mr. Newsteder is also scheduled to participate in the upcoming HondaJet Owners Association event in August 2024, where he will share valuable insights and strategies for operational safety and efficiency.

For more information about Volato's innovative approaches in private aviation, please visit https://flyvolato.com/.

About Volato

Volato is a full-service private aviation company providing modern ways to enjoy luxury private jets through innovative, efficient, and sustainable solutions. Volato provides a fresh approach to fractional ownership, aircraft management, jet card, deposit and charter programs. Volato's fractional programs uniquely offer flexible hours and a revenue share for owners in a fleet of HondaJets, which are optimized for missions of up to four passengers. For more information visit www.flyvolato.com.

All Volato Part 135 charter flights are operated by its DOT/FAA-authorized air carrier subsidiary (G C Aviation, Inc. d/b/a Volato) or by an approved vendor air carrier.

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