Group Who We Are

Who We Are

Part of the Wheels Up family, Air Partner is a global aviation services group bringing nearly 60 years of experience in aircraft charter and industry-leading aviation safety & security solutions to our vast international client base. Our teams consistently put our customers first to deliver the extraordinary.

Purpose, vision & values

We have a clear, long-term strategy to continue to be a world-class global aviation services group. As we have grown and diversified our services and offering, we have also ensured our brand is able to support our continued growth and expansion. Whilst our services reach from aircraft charter to aviation safety consulting, our brand’s purpose, vision and values unite us and underpins our strategy.

Leadership Team

Good governance is an essential part of our brand values and something our customers, employees and other stakeholders place considerable value in.

Mark Briffa

EVP & Chief Commercial Officer

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Kevin MacNaughton

Managing Director - Charter

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Paul Rollason

Group Finance Director

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Our history

Founded back in 1961, we have an established heritage in aviation. We began as a school for military pilots converting to civilian flying using flight simulators and a fleet of Beagles, trading under the name Airways Training. Over the past 60 years we have evolved and developed into the global aviation services group we are today. 

Acquired by Wheels Up in April 2022, Air Partner continues to operate with the same values and customer-first principles that have set us apart for over 6 decades.