Click2Houston HERstory: Marcela White

HERstory: Chartering new heights with Marcela White

Houston – Marcela White is a trailblazing figure in the aviation industry. With over 35 years in the business, she’s seen companies come and go. But hers, Tavaero Jet Charter has been through it all. She tells Houston Life it’s because she says she’s not in the transportation business; she’s in the business of customer service.

White’s journey in the aviation industry began with her sister and grew until she and her husband started Tavaero Jet Company. She honed her skills and knowledge becoming a licensed pilot and certified cabin attendant, setting her apart as a multi-talented professional in the field. Her hands-on experience and dedication have propelled Tavaero Jet Charter to new heights.

Marcela White, Co-owner, Tavaero Jet Charter
Marcela White, Co-owner, Tavaero Jet Charter (KPRC TV)

As a co-owner of Tavaero Jet Charter, White oversees a fleet of 10 jets, offering luxurious and efficient travel options for their clients. With a focus on safety, comfort, and personalized service, the company has earned a reputation for reliability and professionalism in the industry.

Marcela White, Co-owner, Tavaero Jet Charter
Marcela White, Co-owner, Tavaero Jet Charter (KPRC TV)
Pilots aboard Tavaero Jet
Pilots aboard Tavaero Jet (KPRC TV)

This Women’s History Month, White is being recognized for her influence in her field by Houston Woman Magazine as one of “Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women of 2023.”

According to the magazine, honorees are chosen because of their expertise in their field, their knowledge, trustworthiness, and of course, their influence on other women in Houston. White tells us she is excited that companies are finally seeing the value of having females in the cockpit. Her advice for women going into the aviation industry is to make sure you understand and know your job better than everyone else. She advises to never stop learning and studying.

Watch her full interview and visit the article here.