About Us

Who we are

The RoyalJet LLC is an Abu Dhabi owned and operated group of companies which leads the global premium private aviation sector and is chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan.

With its headquarters in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, the Group operates mainly from its Fixed Based Operations (FBO) / VIP Terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport and the company and its employees hold multiple certifications and licenses issued by the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority and the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority.

The Group, through its Abu Dhabi and Bermuda entities, owns and/or operates 11 Boeing Business Jets and 3 Bombardier Global 5000/6000 aircraft, offering aircraft management, aircraft charter, aircraft leasing, medical evacuation flights, aircraft brokerage, flight support services, FBO services, aircraft maintenance, repair and CAMO services, aircraft acquisition and disposal services and VIP aviation consulting.

RoyalJet LLC is a founding member of the Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA), a member of various other industry associations, and its flight and ground operations are certified by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and under the Wyvern Wingman program. Its FBO is also a member of the industry leading Air Elite Network.

RoyalJet is also a proud multiple winner of the “World’s Leading Private Jet Charter” category at the annual World Travel Awards and its FBO has won multiple awards for its facilities and services.

OUR LEADERSHIP
SHEIKH MOHAMMED BIN HAMAD BIN TAHNOON AL NAHYAN

SHEIKH MOHAMMED BIN HAMAD BIN TAHNOON AL NAHYAN

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed is a recognized leader in the aviation sector in Abu Dhabi, overseeing multiple aviation entities as Chairman and playing a lead role in the development of the future of aviation in the emirate. He has brought extensive experience and vision to our Board and our company for many years, and has been expertly guiding us through an exciting transformation since being appointed as the Chairman of our Board of Directors in 2019. Sheikh Mohammed holds both a Masters degree and a Bachelor of Science degree.

Mohammed Husain Ahmed

Mohammed Husain Ahmed

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Mohammed is an accomplished aviation expert and a strong leader. With a 25-year long history of achievements in the aviation industry across both the government and private sectors in the UAE, he also has extensive experience in airport management through overseeing strategic planning, implementation, and evaluation during his tenure as the General Manager of Abu Dhabi Airports. Previously, he served as the Vice President for Commercial and Government Affairs at Global Aerospace Logistics (GAL). A visionary leader, Mohammed is committed to delivering operational excellence and ensuring high standards of performance. Mohammed has an international licence in Air Traffic Control operations from the Airways Corporation of New Zealand and several aviation trainings in external and internal entities, and a certified International Negotiator from Harvard.

ASHOK KUMAR

ASHOK KUMAR

CORPORATE SERVICES DIRECTOR

Ashok is our financial expert, bringing decades of financial management experience to our leadership team, including many years of specialization in aviation finance in the UAE and the GCC. He has been a key leader and contributor with our company since 2006, overseeing all financial related issues as CFO and then expanding his responsibilities in his role as Corporate Services Director to include the areas of human resources, information technology, legal and administration. Ashok holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a Chartered Accountant.

CAPTAIN HAMAD SULTAN HAMAD AL MARRI

CAPTAIN HAMAD SULTAN HAMAD AL MARRI

DIRECTOR OF FLIGHT OPERATIONS

Captain Hamad is an accomplished pilot, bringing decades of flying experience and extensive knowledge of aviation to our leadership team. He is a former Airforce Pilot in the UAE Military, reaching the level of Colonel prior to retiring and joining RoyalJet in 2007 as a Captain. Hamad has been a key leader in our organization since then, serving as Fleet Manager and then taking on the role of Director of Flight Operations. In this role he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of our flight department, ensuring we maintain a safe, compliant and efficient operation and guiding the development of our teams of pilots, cabin crew and flight support personnel.

HUSHAM OSMAN

HUSHAM OSMAN

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Husham is an accomplished engineer and brings decades of experience within the aviation industry to our leadership team, including in commercial and private aviation, both in the Middle East and abroad. Husham joined RoyalJet in 2006 and quickly was promoted into the role of Technical Director, overseeing all of our company’s technical functions. As a key leader, he ensures we maintain a safe, compliant and efficient technical operation and guides the development of our maintenance, engineering, logistics and other technical support personnel. Husham is a licensed aerospace engineer and also holds both an MBA and a Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership and Strategic Management.

ALAIN CHAMPONNOIS

ALAIN CHAMPONNOIS

COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

Alain brings decades of sales and business development experience to our leadership team, including many years in private aviation, both in the Middle East and abroad. He has an extensive background helping leading organizations accelerate revenue growth, expand market share and drive profitability and joined RoyalJet in 2021 as Commercial Director. In this role he oversees the entire commercial function of our company, including the sales, marketing and development of our various product lines, the care of our guests and the guidance of our commercial teams. Alain holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Business Management degree and is on the Board of a leading private aviation standards entity.

RoyalJet expands its five-star fleet with a premium BBJ
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RoyalJet expands its five-star fleet with a premium BBJ

UAE, Dubai: RoyalJet Abu Dhabi, an award winning global leader in premium private aviation, has added yet another Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) to its fleet taking the total number of BBJs to 12. This makes RoyalJet the largest BBJ Operator in the world. The aircraft was ac

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