Steven Turner

Steven Turner

Chairman of the Board

Steven Turner was elected as the Chairman of WASINC International in September, 2007.  His first order of business was to locate the corporate headquarters in Hong Kong and then open a Representative Office in Shenzhen, China.  The move to China represents our commitment to our Asian customers as well as the pilots that serve them.  WASINC International is the largest leasing company in China as well as serving customers in Japan and elsewhere.

Steve started his own consulting business in June of 1998.  In April of 2001, Steve changed the name of his company to World Aviation Systems, Inc., moved his corporate headquarters to Las Vegas, Nevada, and expanded his business portfolio to include pilot leasing, aviation consulting, and training services.  In addition to leasing pilots to the premier international carriers of the world, he specializes in helping organizations develop customer service strategies, systems to measure the effectiveness of such strategies, and working within organizations to successfully change corporate mindsets.  His strength include but are not limited to, developing lasting customer-driven solutions, changing corporate cultures, and focusing all changes to financial bottom line discipline.  Steven is an effective leader who has the ability to develop a meaningful “Vision,” and the ability to communicate the steps necessary to make the “Vision” a reality.

Prior to forming his own firm, Steven was hired by Northwest Airlines from 1992 to 1998 as the Director, Customer Service - Pacific Division based in Tokyo, Japan.  He was responsible for all airport operations in Japan, China, and Southeast Asia - Northwest's largest and most important region.
Prior to joining Northwest, Steve, as a senior consultant, ran the Japan office of Performa International -- an international consulting company based in Hong Kong specializing in developing and implementing corporate change strategies in airlines, hotels, and banks.

Before joining Performa International, Steve worked eleven years for Japan Airlines in Anchorage, Chicago, and in the Head Office of Tokyo, Japan as Manager, In-Flight Marketing.
Fluent in Japanese, Steve has enjoyed spending more than half of his adult life in Asia.  Steven is currently based in Shenzhen, China and reports directly to the board.

Contact Information:
+1.702.625-9299 (U.S.)
+852.3678.6740 x/301 (HKG)
+86.755.2688.4919 x/301 (SZX)