To us, buying or selling an airplane is more than a transaction — it’s a commitment to partnership. With over 35 years of experience and global knowledge of the market, we understand the nuances of timing and pricing. For aircraft sellers, we negotiate carefully to maximize your return.
As a buyer, you’ll understand acquisition value and long-term ownership benefits. Our transparent process, from pre-purchase inspections to aircraft trade-in opportunities, gives you the edge to buy, sell and trade confidently with an experienced partner on your side.
Every aircraft receives in-house technical and quality evaluations, and our dedicated Director of Maintenance oversees every transaction.
Our sales and acquisition expertise is further strengthened by our charter, aircraft management and aircraft ownership experience through our sister company, Omni Air Transport.
Because of our financial stability and strength, we have the ability to accept trade-ins.
We understand the marketplace — wherever your goals take you.
If getting you in the exact right aircraft means refurbishing the paint and interior, we’ll coordinate with the industry’s best.
With over 10,000 flight hours, CEO Dan Burnstein has cultivated Omni Aircraft Sales’s reputation for safety and service through his knowledge, skill and personal touch. Dan is not only an accomplished pilot with various type ratings across the Learjet fleet, he’s also a leader. Outside of flight operations, Dan is a passionate vegan who loves the adventure of finding a wonderful variety of vegan cuisine throughout his many travels. Whether it’s spending time with family and his rescue dogs, boating or cooking plant-based meals, Dan’s love of family, community and animals keeps him busy when he’s not reviewing and planning for Omni Aircraft Sales.
Mike Skow’s experience as a Lear 35 First Officer and later as a Captain for Omni Air Transport paved his career path to aviation management for Omni Air Transport and Omni Aircraft Sales. He has more than 10 years’ experience in completing complex aircraft transactions worldwide. As President, Mike ensures the focus of our staff aligns with our mission for maximizing safety and providing exceptional customer care. Additionally, Mike is responsible for the company’s overall operations and strategy with a detailed focus on the closing process of transactions. A rising star in the local community, Mike was recognized as a Tulsa 40 Honoree and distinguished individual in the business community by Tulsa Business & Legal News. At home, Mike enjoys golfing, gardening and time with his family.
With over 25 years of aviation experience, Vice President Chris Deslongchamp is truly in tune with the aviation industry. His passion for organizational leadership and process improvement allows the OAS team to provide the best customer service to our brokerage and acquisition clients. His panoply of certifications — including FAA Safety Management System Instructor, FAA Licensed Flight Dispatcher and Master Navigator (3500 hrs), along with specialized training received in FAA Accident Investigation and NTSB-Accident Investigation — have distinguished him as a leader and expert when it comes to both domestic and international aviation. At home, Chris is a dedicated husband and father, die-hard Philadelphia Eagles and St. Louis Cardinals fan, as well as an enthusiastic woodworker and brewmaster.
Jasper Athwal’s innate business sensibility and outstanding track record in international business development is the reason he’s in charge of strategic direction and planning for growth. After successfully leading a UK-based company to international expansion and relocating from Nottingham to Tulsa, Jasper served as COO for a regional contract security company. In Oklahoma, he’s made a local name for himself: in 2015, he received the Innovation Award through Tulsa Global Entrepreneurship week, and was named one of the Tulsa’s 40 under 40 in Oklahoma Magazine’s April 2016 issue. Whether it’s client services, brand building or sales and marketing initiatives, Jasper is a crucial asset to the team. At home, Jasper is a dedicated husband and father.
When it comes to aircraft sales and acquisitions, Brian Olds is a trove of knowledge and experience. As Director of Aircraft Sales, Brian negotiates carefully to maximize returns for aircraft seller and ensures buyers understand acquisition value and long-term ownership benefits. Whether it’s inventory purchases or aircraft valuation, Brian keeps customers informed with each step in our proven process so there’s never a surprise. Outside the office, he keeps busy with his wife and two boys, and with hobbies including deer hunting, fly fishing, camping and home brewing.
Those who know Ryan Linn know his longtime passion for planes. As a matter of fact, Ryan soloed his first aircraft before receiving his driver’s license at age 16. Today, he holds multiple jet type ratings (LRJET, CL604 and B737) and is responsible for aircraft sales, brokerage, acquisitions, market analysis, data research and special projects. Ryan puts client needs first, always respecting time and understanding the importance of investments. Outside the world of aviation, Ryan enjoys spending time with his two children and heading out to the golf course as often as possible.
When it comes to aircraft maintenance, director Caleb Benner’s more than 15 years of experience in the aviation industry serve as his base for knowledge, skill and expertise. During the course of his career, Caleb has filled a wide range of roles including Ramp Agent, Customer Service Manager, Mechanic, Regional Tay Program Manager and Crew Chief Inspector. As Director of Maintenance at Omni Aircraft Sales, he focuses on all aspects safety and cleanliness with each aircraft. Caleb speaks fluent Spanish and, as a husband and a father of three adoptive sons, stays busy camping, boating and fishing with when he’s not guiding aircraft maintenance initiatives.
With over 15 years in marketing, Melissa Herron has an array of experience in supporting a sales team in a variety of business sectors including Personal and Commercial Banking, Wealth Management, Mortgage Lending and Real Estate. Melissa excels at brand and team building and along with her extensive understanding of sales collateral and channels she provides a great supplement to the customer service and sales environment at Omni. Melissa is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a BS in Business Administration Marketing. She is married with two children and in her free time she volunteers for an animal rescue, she also enjoys running, being outdoors and watching her children’s sporting events.
With over 20 years in accounting and finance experience, Ernest Howard’s repartee includes roles as a Controller in a variety of business sectors (aviation, oil and gas, manufacturing and agriculture). He has a proven track record of fostering company growth through sound analytics and process improvement. In addition to finance, Ernest also has experience in retail sales and owned and managed his own retail location. Ernest is a graduate of Old Dominion University with a BS in Management and Colorado State University with a MBA. He is the proud father of 3 children and in his free time enjoys playing the drums, tennis, cooking and watching his kids various activities.