HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Janine K. Iannarelli, founder and president of Par Avion Ltd., has been re-appointed to the Texas Aerospace and Aviation Advisory Committee by Governor Greg Abbott for a four-year term, effective retroactively to Sept. 1, 2015. The Office of the Governor also named Iannarelli as the presiding officer of the committee. The committee of 10 appointed members assists in the state’s economic development efforts to recruit and retain aerospace and aviation jobs and investments and is supported by the Director-Aerospace, Aviation, & Defense Department within the Economic Development & Tourism Division, Office of the Governor.
A resident of Houston, Iannarelli is regarded as a pioneer among women in the highly competitive field of business aircraft sales. Established in 1997, Par Avion focuses on the buying and selling of pre-owned business jets, with a specialization in complex cross-border transactions.
“I am delighted with this reappointment, and I am prepared to contribute my time and energy to assisting with the continued growth and development of aviation in the State of Texas. To serve as the presiding officer of this committee is an honor, and I look forward to serving Governor Abbott and the State of Texas. Texas is aviation-friendly, and our Governors have demonstrated their interest in seeking out new opportunities in the aviation industry and encouraging both established and new businesses and entrepreneurs to come here to grow. I welcome the opportunity to serve as a business aviation ambassador for the state and thereby spread the message that Texas is wide open for aviation business.”
Iannarelli is a long-time member of the European Business Aviation Association, the National Business Aviation Association, and Women in Aviation, International. Iannarelli was named a Great Woman of Texas in 2011.
About Par Avion Ltd.
Par Avion Ltd. is an international business aircraft marketing firm that specializes in the sale of pre-owned jets with an emphasis on large cabin, intercontinental range aircraft. Par Avion is widely recognized as a leading purveyor of pre-owned Dassault Falcon Jets. For further information, please visit paravionltd.com or contact Iannarelli at +1.713.681.0075.
About the Office of Aerospace, Aviation & Defense and the Advisory Committee
The Office of Aerospace, Aviation & Defense was created by the 78th Texas Legislature. The goal of this office is to encourage economic development in Texas by fostering growth in the aerospace, aviation and defense industries in the state. An advisory committee comprised of 10 individuals from within various sectors of the aerospace and aviation industry from across the state was established by the Governor’s Office to assist in this effort.