About Us

Who we are

The RoyalJet Group is an Abu Dhabi owned and operated premium private aviation group of companies chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan.

With its headquarters in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, RoyalJet operates 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, Guernsey and San Marino Aviation Authorities.

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.

ROB DICASTRI

ROB DICASTRI

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Rob is a highly accomplished executive, bringing decades of international experience in the business world to our leadership team, having held senior roles in leading companies and provided consulting services to leading corporations in various industries both in the Middle East and around the world. He has an extensive background in private aviation and has spent many years in the UAE and GCC, joining RoyalJet in 2016 as CEO. In this role, he has helped take our company into a new era, overseeing the organization’s strategic development and ensuring our entire RoyalJet team is on the right track. Rob attained a Bachelor of Business Administration and achieved his certification as a Chartered Accountant.

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 Group expands its fleet with BBJ acquisition
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RoyalJet Group expands its fleet with BBJ acquisition

The RoyalJet Group – the Abu Dhabi owned and operated award winning global leader in premium private aviation – has again expanded its growing fleet with the acquisition of yet another Boeing Business Jet.

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