ALEX KASSIAN - DIRECTOR OF FLIGHT OPERATIONS
Alex Kassian was born and raised in Bismarck, North Dakota. After graduating Century High School, Alex attended the University of North Dakota where he acquired a Bachelor’s of Aeronautics Degree in Commercial Aviation. Alex began his career as a flight instructor in Wyoming. While working Wyoming, Alex was promoted to a first-officer position in a CASA 212-200, while in the CASA Alex had a heavy emphasis on public service aviation and was primarily a fire suppression pilot throughout Alaska and the pacific northwest. These operations consisted of direct air attack missions with smoke jumpers, as well as aerial cargo delivery to remote sites and fire lines. Other work included flying for corporate interests, such as flying cargo for UPS, and arctic flying in the North Slope of Alaska in support of oil operations and other public interests. Alex would leave these operations to join Executive Air Taxi Corporation. Here, Alex operates our King Air 350, King Air 200, King Air F90, and King Air C90. He operates these aircraft in support of our customers charter requests and in support of our MEDEVAC operations. Alex holds an Airline Transport Pilot certificate and Certified Flight Instructor-Instrument license as well as a type rating in the King Air 350, he brings thousands of hours of flying experience in 20+ different types of aircraft to our company, and is dedicated first and foremost to your safety, and ensuring your trip goes as smoothly as possible. Alex currently serves as Director of Flight Operations at Executive Air Taxi Corporation, and lives in Bismarck with his wife Nicole, and two sons, Connor and Logan.