The popstars team
Meet flypop's founders as well as members of its management team, who together all bring to flypop a diverse wealth of aviation experience and knowledge from many different fields.
Chief Executive and Founder - AOC Accountable Manager
An Aeronautical Engineer with a diverse career path as British Army Officer, Bond trader/broker and Formula 1 Team Owner, Nino brings the vision, passion, leadership and management experience to the flypop team
Investor & Senior Investment Adviser
Jay has spent 20 years working for a major US investment bank as trader and a managing director responsible for trading businesses across London, Hong Kong and New York. Jay has spent the last 3 years as a Partner and Emerging Markets portfolio manager for a London based macro hedge fund.
Investor & International Investment Adviser
Serial entrepreneur with investments in a variety of industries in several countries. Passionately involved in connecting human and financial capital across the globe.
Senior Operations Adviser
With over 30 years of experience in the low cost airline business there is very little that Charlie has not come across before. flypop is immensely fortunate that he is part of the team.
CTO and Founder
Bobby has a keen eye for new technology gaps and opportunities in the marketplace. He has vast experience in e-commerce specialising in pricing and trading platform systems as well as product development.
Chief Operating Officer
Highly experienced aviation executive specialising in all commercial areas of aviation including aircraft leasing, wet lease operations and charter flights from many years service with Monarch and Skytrail.
Chief Financial Officer
Our Canadian team member brings over 25 years of invaluable global financial services experience from several bulge bracket investment banks including UBS along with prior business interests in India.
Chief Marketing Officer
Richard is an aviation marketing veteran bringing experience from BA Concorde, Virgin Atlantic, Emirates and start-up experience from Etihad. His passion is product and customer service which is a match made in heaven for flypop.
Head of Ground Operations - AOC Nominated Person
Sinéad is an Aviation professional with over 25years experience in the Airline industry. A highly regarded former member of the Ryanair management team,
Technical Director - AOC Nominated Person Continuing Airworthiness
A hugely experienced and successful airline engineering and maintenance leader, Ian brings a wealth of knowledge of airline operations, having worked for multiple airlines and aviation companies across low-cost, charter and scheduled brands
Compliance Monitoring, Quality & Safety Manager- AOC Nominated Person
Adrian comes with a wealth of Regulatory and Airline engineering experience, having recently left the CAA after 15 years as a Senior Airworthiness Surveyor.
Director of Flight Operations and Training - AOC Nominated Person
Max is an extremely experienced airbus pilot, manager and instructor with a wealth of knowledge in all sectors of the flying industry bringing military, legacy, low cost, regional and start-up airlines knowledge to the brand.
Chief Pilot - AOC Nominated Person
Armin has worked as an Airbus instructor pilot focused on airline start-ups and airline operational reconstruction, with over 20 years airline and over 10 years airline training/management experience.
Head of Sales & Revenue
Rohan has had extensive involvement with new route launches in Europe and North America including the VFR market between the UK, North America and the Indian sub-continent.
Mahendra’s motto has always been “to serve”. Over the last 3 decades he has dedicated his time to serve the community. A Proud Guajarati and British Community representative, always looking at how the community can lead a more happy and prosperous life to provide a better future for future generations not just in London but across the UK.
Head of ICT
Meet the information communication technology (ICT) guru of the team, with over 17 years of experience and technical and analytical skills