Tag: Chapman Freeborn

Chapman Freeborn expands its Jet Club Membership into Europe

Chapman Freeborn has announced the expansion of its Jet Club Membership, bringing this premium offering into the European market. The Jet Club Membership is designed for those who frequently charter private jets for business or leisure purposes, and grants members access to over 2,500 aircraft wo...

Chapman Freeborn opens new satellite office in the City of London

Chapman Freeborn, the global air charter specialist and part of Avia Solutions Group, has opened a new satellite office in London Bridge to support its ongoing global expansion and attract new talent. The central London location will provide an easily accessible hub in the city to accommodate Cha...

Chapman Freeborn Partners with Premier Sports Network

Chapman Freeborn, the global air charter specialist and part of Avia Solutions Group, has partnered with Premier Sports Network (PSN). Working in partnership with PSN, Chapman Freeborn will launch a dedicated sports and entertainment division to the air charter business to service Premier Sportsβ...

Chapman Freeborn appoints Claire Geary as Group Marketing Director

Chapman Freeborn, the global air charter specialist and part of Avia Solutions Group, has appointed Claire Geary as Group Marketing Director, a new position within the company. Claire joins the business following two years as Marketing Director EMEA with Cirium, prior to which she held marketing ...

Chapman Freeborn appoints Scott Collier as President – ACMI Leasing

Chapman Freeborn, the global air charter and leasing specialist, has appointed Scott Collier as President – ACMI Leasing to lead the newly-formed global ACMI department. Scott brings almost three decades of extensive industry experience to Chapman Freeborn from across all areas of the industry, f...

Chapman Freeborn appoints James Edwards as General Manager – UK

Chapman Freeborn, the global air charter specialist and part of Avia Solutions Group, has appointed James Edwards as General Manager – UK. Joining Chapman Freeborn with a wealth of aviation experience, James has successfully grown and worked with companies such as Airways Aviation Ltd, British Ai...

Chapman Freeborn expands into Vietnam

Chapman Freeborn, the global air charter specialist and part of Avia Solutions Group, has expanded its growth in the APAC region by appointing its first employee in Vietnam. Quang Le joins the business as Executive, Passenger Solutions – APAC, and will focus on developing supplier and client re...

Chapman Freeborn appoints Andy Hudson as Regional CEO – APAC

Chapman Freeborn, the global air charter specialist, has appointed Andy Hudson as Regional CEO – APAC. Andy has been immersed in the aviation industry for over 21 years, and his first charter broker position was in 2006. He then moved to aviation aircraft acquisitions and aircraft management...

Chapman Freeborn appoints Vaida Kojaliene as Group Chief Financial Officer

Chapman Freeborn, the global air charter specialist and part of Avia Solutions Group, has appointed Vaida Kojaliene as Group Chief Financial Officer. Vaida joins Chapman Freeborn with a wealth of experience in various financial positions at country, regional and group level. Her previous roles...

Chapman Freeborn appoints Sharon Vaz-Arab as new IMEA regional director

Chapman Freeborn, the global air charter specialist and part of Avia Solutions Group, has appointed Sharon Vaz-Arab, aviation expert with 30+ years of experience, as its new Director IMEA (India, Middle East & Africa). Sharon, known throughout the aviation world as β€˜Sherry’, arrives at t...

Chapman Freeborn appoints new CIO to lead digital transformation

Chapman Freeborn, the global air charter specialist and part of Avia Solutions Group, has appointed a new Group Chief Information Officer (CIO) as it seeks to optimise its operations and transition into a fully digitised, paperless organisation. Laurent Jossa, who has over 20 years of experience...

Q&A with Russi Batliwala, Group Chairman of Chapman Freeborn

Russi Batliwala began life at aircraft charter specialist Chapman Freeborn as a trainee aviation broker, working from an office in Germany with only two other colleagues. Now, 33 years on, he has been appointed chairman of the business, which has risen to become a global operation regarded as one o...

Russi Batliwala appointed Chapman Freeborn Group Chairman

Global aircraft charter specialist Chapman Freeborn, part of the Avia Solutions Group has appointed long-serving Russi Batliwala as its new chairman and welcomed back Eric Erbacher to replace him as CEO. Russi, one of the most well-known faces in the aircraft charter industry, began his journey ...

Bumper year of sport to boost air charter industry in 2021

Sports travel is tipped to be the fastest-growing sector in the air charter industry in 2021 thanks to a bumper year of high-profile events plus new health protocols imposed by governing bodies and federations. Major events postponed because of the Covid-19 pandemic during 2020, including the Ol...

Chapman Freeborn appoints Nick Lamb as its first Group Director of Sport

Chapman Freeborn, a global aircraft charter specialist, has announced the appointment of Nick Lamb as its first Group Director of Sport. Nick, who played cricket to a high level, has since worked for five years within sports travel for a global destination management company, specialising in the...

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