Airshare COO Alex Franz recently celebrated his 20th anniversary with Airshare. Alex, who joined Airshare in 2003, has been with the company through many exciting phases. Before being named COO in 2020, Alex served in various leadership roles within the company, including Chief Pilot, Director of Operations, and VP of Operations. Earlier in his career, he was a captain for a freight airline and Flight Instructor at a flight school.

Alex is type-rated in the Phenom 100, Phenom 300, Beechjet, and King Air 350 aircraft, logging over 6,000 hours of total flight time. He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Kansas.

Congratulations, Alex, on 20 years!


About Airshare

Airshare fits the way you fly. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., the company offers a holistic suite of private aviation solutions, including fractional ownershipjet cardswhole aircraft management, and charter services. Airshare operates a fleet of super-midsize and light jets within their fractional and EMBARK jet card programs to customers across the central United States and South Florida. The company provides whole aircraft management and charter services nationwide, while also performing comprehensive maintenance services for third-party aircraft. Airshare has received IS-BAO Stage 3 and ARGUS Platinum designations, meeting the highest international standards for safe flight operations. For more information, visit