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Meet The Ford Aviation Team

Stuart Ford
Stuart FordManaging Director
Stuart Ford started his aviation career in 1979 with National Air Traffic Services (NATs).

After a 3-year break travelling and working through Europe, Asia and Australia, He worked for Grecian Holidays overseas, giving him an understanding of how tour operators work. After working for Air Europe in Crewing and Operations, he then joined Flight Directors as an Aircraft Broker.

In 2001, Stuart founded Ford Aviation, a dynamic independent organisation that continues to grow and enjoy year-on-year growth in profits and turnover.

Lisa Joyce
Lisa JoyceDirector
Lisa worked for Flight Directors for 10 years, gaining experience of all different areas of broking – Preflight, Sales Support, Contracting, Aircraft Broking and Business development.

Lisa joined Ford Aviation in 2002 and became co-owner, using all her experience to set up systems and develop the business.

Jo Treagus
Jo TreagusFinance Manager
Jo became a member of the Ford Aviation team in 2005, she entered the Airline Industry in 1991 at Flight Directors as a sales ledger clerk. In the 10 years she was there she gained knowledge of all aspects of accounting procedures, working within the group in both charter and scheduled services.
Kayleigh Flower
Kayleigh FlowerPreflight Manager
Kayleigh joined Ford Aviation in August 2015.

She is responsible for all Passenger Name Lists, special requests, pre-seating requests, managing in-house flights database, ensuring airline contracts are counter-signed in a timely manner and managing APIS data in IATA format.

Michael Vassiliades
Michael VassiliadesProject Manager, Air Charter Solutions
Michael joined Euro Cypria Airlines in the early 1990’s, and during his career Michael has held a variety of different roles and responsibilities in the aviation industry notably he was actively involved in establishing the first charter airline of Cyprus.

With over 20 years relevant experience in airline sales and contracting, Michael carries with him a vast wealth of knowledge and operational know-how of the airline charter industry and over the years has built an enviable reputation.

Craig Bevan
Craig BevanCharter Sales Manager
Craig’s aviation experience started back in 2002 as Cabin Crew for Britannia Airways.

Craig’s career then continued within the industry for a further 15 years in positions at Thomson Holidays and Thomson Airways as Airline Operations Controller, Inflight Product Delivery Manager and Commercial Executive with TUI UK & Ireland, before joining Ford Aviation as Charter Sales Manager.

Jonny Short
Jonny ShortCommercial Manager
Jonny is certified FAA Commercial Pilot and his flying background, knowledge of foreign aviation markets and Professionalism brings a “pilot’s” perspective to Ford Aviation.

His past business dealings have seen him actively sourcing and negotiating contracts on various aircrafts and providing aviation solutions for high net worth individuals not only in Europe but also in the Canadian, South American and Asian aviation markets.

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