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  • Part matchmaker, part dealmaker
    During his career in aviation finance, Paul Sykes realised that a common stumbling block was bringing buyers and financiers together. That prompted the idea for FlyFunder, which he likens to a dating app
  • Founder and president of Women in Aviation International Peggy Chabrian is an educator, pilot and qualified flight instructor. WAI represents around 12,000 women – and men – from across the industry.
  • Building on successful roles in the UK and the Middle East, Dave Edwards joined former colleagues at rapidly-growing Synergy Aviation, with the aim of transforming business aircraft management services.
  • Dahlgren Duck specialises in bespoke interior amenities for super-yachts and private aircraft. For Philip Brunger, turning his VIP customers’ ideas into reality is what makes the job unique and very rewarding.
  • At only 26, five years after joining EasyJet, Kate McWilliams passed her command exam and now flies Airbus A320s from the left-hand seat. She is also keen to spread the word about the career she loves.
  • With 28 bases across Europe, easyJet can offer their pilots a huge amount of choice. Here’s why Nuno, easyJet Lisbon’s Base Captain, wouldn’t work, or live, anywhere else.
  • After starting out as a 20 year old with reponsibility for a KC-135 tanker, Tony Balestracci has worked up through the ranks at Textron Aviation, becoming vice-president of its 21-site global customer network.
  • Ever thought of going against the mainstream within aviation engineering - well, look no further. Product Lifestyle Management might just be what you're looking for...
  • James Moon earned his private pilot’s licence at 17. His passion for all things aviation-related led him to launch the charity Stratus at 18 and then remarketing venture Moon Jet Group – as chief executive.
  • As an aerospace engineer you would design, build and maintain aircraft as well as the parts and instruments that are in them. You would be working at the forefront of technology in the exciting arena of space vehicles and satellites.
  • Record order backlogs at the industry's two most successful airframers means good news for the commercial training industry...
  • Unions and airlines cannot agree on the reason, but US regional carriers are seeing a drop-off in people ready and willing to fly their aircraft - and the problem could spread.
  • Becoming an airline pilot is an extremely exciting option to take in your career, even more so should you decide to become a Captain.
  • “Srini” Rao, Indian regional director for UK-based sales and consultancy company Aura Aviation, says that with some help from the regulators in New Delhi, nation’s aerospace sector is set for rapid growth.
  • Turning a Boeing 707 into a VIP airliner was Juergen Lindgens’ first job at Jet Aviation in Basle. But the increased focus on safety regulations led him down a new path, as an expert in non-destructive testing...
  • As the manager of the fixed-wing charter operation of South Africa’s National Airways, Jolande Parrott may expereince the same day-to-day woes as working elsewhere, but the landscape is a compensation...
  • As head of air traffic management operations planning for the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Hermizan Jumari is looking to make travel safer and more efficient across an increasingly busy region...
  • A lifetime aviation devotee, Arthur Léopold-Léger co-founded French start-up Elixir Aircraft to create a family of innovative, low-cost, composite aircraft, starting with a two-seat model set for 2017 approval...
  • As business manager with aircraft and crew scheduling software firm SchedAero, Johan Sjöberg sells and promotes the digital system and works closely with parent company Avinode to develop new products...
  • Responsible for Air BP’s largest airport operation in Brazil, at São Paulo-Guarulhos, Eliana Mendes leads a team of 30 employees. And with the Rio Olympic Games taking place this summer, challenges abound