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The pop-stars 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.

Charlie Clifton

Senior 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.

Gary Stephenson
Max Minhas

Investor and International Adviser

Serial entrepreneur with investments in a variety of industries in several countries. Passionately involved in connecting human and financial capital across the globe.

Nino Judge
(Nino) Navdip Singh Judge

Chief Executive and Founder

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

Graham Howat
Graham Howat

Chief Operating Officer and Founder

An aviation professional to his core, Graham brings to flypop as one of its original founders a lifetime of airline engineering knowledge and expertise from BA and HAECO (Cathay)

John Romo

Chief Commercial 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.

Chris Rourke
Chris Rourke

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.

Richard Bate
Richard Bate

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.

Armin Kniele
Capt. Armin Kniele

Director of Flight Operations

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.

Rohan Alce
Rohan Alce

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.

Adrian Crooks
Adrian Crooks

Regulatory Compliance Officer

Adrian comes with a wealth of Regulatory and Airline engineering experience, having recently left the CAA after 15 years as a Senior Airworthiness Surveyor.

Bobby Bhakar
(Bobby) Balvinder Singh Bhakar

Founder, CTO & Director

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.

Gary Stephenson
Gary Stephenson

Head of ICT

Meet the information communication technology (ICT) guru of the team, with over 17 years of experience and technical and analytical skills

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