Our Company


About Projet Aviation

ProJet Aviation is the DC metro region’s premier aviation hospitality company, dedicated to helping people accomplish extraordinary things through the wonder of private flight. The company operates ProJet Center, a Fixed Base Operation (FBO), at Leesburg Executive Airport (KJYO), general aviation’s gateway to Washington DC, Dulles, and Virginia’s Horse & Wine Country. Established in 2007 as a partnership between former airline pilot and entrepreneur Shye Gilad and noted entrepreneur and philanthropist Sheila C. Johnson, Founder & CEO of Salamander Hotels and Resorts, ProJet Aviation combines the operational integrity of the world’s best airlines with the refined service of a world-class resort. ProJet’s numerous accolades include recognition as a Washington Business Journal’s Best Place to Work, Loudoun County Chamber’s Service Business of the Year, and an Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Company.

Safety and Security


As a worldwide air carrier, we can accept nothing less than the highest safety standards. Our coworkers are expected to uphold the highest levels of performance, and never compromise safety by assuming excessive risk.

Projet Aviation Is Committed To Maintaining A Safety Culture That:

  • Recognizes The Value Of Safety Risk Management
  • Complies With Or Exceeds All Regulatory Requirements
  • Ensures That Externally Supplied Services And Materials Meet Or Exceed All Regulatory And Company Specific Requirements

Aviation Education

ProJet AviationAt ProJet, we believe that the wonder of flight can inspire people to do amazing things, and that education is essential to helping people realize their full potential. We are the host sponsor of the annual Aviation Education Expo, which brings hundreds of aviation minded middle and high school students together with businesses, educators, and public service organizations from every corner of the aviation industry to explore careers in aviation. Together with our sponsors we have awarded more than $1 million in scholarships since 2008.