Lafayette Aviation, Inc. (LAI) is a full service Fixed Base Operation, (FBO). We provide fuel sales, aircraft maintenance, air charter, flight training, aircraft rental and aircraft sales. Along with these services we strive to meet the needs of all of our customers, no matter how unique they may be. The commitment we have to our valued customers is summed up best in our mission statement:
Lafayette Aviation, Inc. is committed to supporting our customers with the highest quality of services and products at all times. We will guarantee this quality service by acknowledging our people are our most valuable resource. By empowering our employees to make the necessary decisions to serve our customers we will deliver consistent, reliable and professional service with warmth, individual pride and company spirit.
LAI was founded in 1981. It is a family-owned business started by its Chairman, Mick Pittard. In 1989 Mick brought his son, Jeff, into the family business. Jeff has worked his way to being President of the company and he handles the day-to-day operations of LAI.
It is the family values and work ethic started by Mick and continued by Jeff that has made LAI one of the best FBO's in the Midwest. Mick and Jeff's commitment to their customers and employees is apparent in every aspect of their business.