About Genesis

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About Genesis Aviation

Our team is committed to developing lifelong relationships with you. When you charter with Genesis Aviation, you can expect a customized, high-touch experience. Our membership with the Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) and Certification with Small Employer Certificate of Recognition (SECOR) for our health and safety programs is indicative of the safe and professional manner you can expect Genesis Aviation to prepare for your flights.

Although you can find our headquarters in Calgary, we are available on call 24/7, whenever and wherever your travel needs may take you.

The Genesis Advantage

We are not just your charter agents; we are your highly-curated personalized charter company. You will not be talking to someone in a call centre, you will be talking to stakeholders who are passionate about meeting your travel needs. At Genesis Aviation we provide you with a high-touch boutique experience and use a creative approach to ensure you get to your destination.

Personalized & Creative Approach to Travel Needs
Highest Aviation & Customer Safety Standards
24/7 Service
Real-Time Honest Communication Throughout the Booking & Flight Process
Aircraft Fleet Tailored to the Customer’s Specific Needs
Private Executive Departure Lounge & Parking
Comprehensive Logistical Plan for all Types of Travel Requirements


Committed
To Safety

At Genesis Aviation, your safety is our top priority. You can travel comfortably and confidently knowing the aircraft you board meets or exceeds industry safety standards.

Our partner operators have established records of safety, whose processes and procedures are aligned with industry best practices. Our operating partners are committed to the continued development of safety management systems and adhere to standards set forth by Transport Canada.

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Our Team



Brent Genesis

Business aviation veteran Brent Genesis founded Genesis Aviation as a unique response to the needs of private and business aircraft users. Brent has many years of experience with a proven track record as a charter sales leader with some of Canada’s largest business aircraft operators. Having dealt with diverse aircraft fleets, from Turbo Prop aircraft servicing oilfield support, Light to Large Cabin Jets saving precious time for senior oil and gas executives, to Regional Aircraft taking a group of friends on a fishing trip, Brent has experience with a broad range of travel profiles. He has developed and sold in the Fractional Aircraft Ownership market, and energy and mining operators have benefitted from his direction and support through the re-commissioning of their private airstrips.

Brent has coached aircraft owners through the process of having their newly acquired asset sitting on the ground to being fully operational with a suitable management company. This experience has given him a thorough and well-developed understanding of the business aviation marketplace.

Having been a Flight Instructor and Commercial Charter Pilot, Brent is at the forefront of market trends and offerings. Those in need of strategic, professional aviation solutions will benefit from Brent’s dedicated, direct, and discrete approach.

A native Albertan, Brent, his wife and their three children live in the Calgary area. He is the past chair of the Board of Directors for the Calgary International Airport Chapel. Brent is also a committee member for the Calgary Chapter of Ducks Unlimited Canada’s Annual Fundraising Dinner.



Heather Genesis

Heather has been a part of the Genesis Aviation Team since its inception in 2011. Coming from a Registered Nurse background, she is able to transfer her critical thinking and strong interpersonal skills to the very relational and service driven industry of business aviation.

She enjoys her roles in Finance and as Account Manager. Heather is flexible and friendly and will apply her high level of professional courtesy to her relationship with you. She will create the same strong relationship with you as she enjoys with the staff at Genesis Aviation. Heather is a fundamental part of the family environment you experience at Genesis Aviation.

Out of the office, Heather is a wife and mother of 3 teenagers, and is a partner in Prairie Shadow Weimaraners. Her hobbies are her children and she enjoys helping to coach and cheer them on in their extracurricular activities.



Kent Lappin

Kent is a trained commercial pilot with a background in economics and computer science. With a mind for safety and a detail-oriented approach, he will ensure that each one of your specific needs are met. Kent is a dedicated problem solver and he will work hard to make sure you are getting the best option available. Kent is also a fast learner and is quick to adapt to any situation or changes in the market.



Dawna-Rae Friesen

Dawna-Rae has been an integral part of our flight coordination department for the past 9 years. She will apply her attention to detail and administrative skills (not to mention her charm and wit) to ensure you are well taken care of. Having recently moved to Southern Alberta, Dawna-Rae, is living the heartbeat of our small town and enjoying being part of her small community. When not carefully planning your flights, Dawna-Rae enjoys hiking with her husband, relaxing with a good book and being mom to 3 great kids.

BOOK A CHARTER

Request a quote and our team will take care of the rest.