Jaideep MirchandaniJaideep Mirchandani is the founder and Group Chairman of Sky One FZE, leading aviation holding entity with interests in several aviation firms globally managing a fleet strength of over 60 aeroplanes and helicopters of various modifications. Widely recognized as a visionary entrepreneur with a deep understanding of emerging industry trends and their potential for transformative impact. Under his guidance, Sky One FZE has grown from a cargo startup into a global powerhouse, operating multiple subsidiaries and enjoying a robust presence in numerous markets. Celebrated for his Innovative thinking and ability to spot opportunities ahead of the curve, he has steered Skyone towards diversification and expansion, continuously seeking new avenues for growth and development. He started his aviation journey from providing cargo support in Russia and soon established a strong foothold in all areas of aviation, from cargo to passenger airlines, training, leasing, and charter. His commitment to corporate social responsibility and sustainable business practices is evident in Sky One FZE’s operations. The conglomerate actively engages in initiatives that address environmental concerns, support local communities, and promote diversity and inclusion.
Charles Thomas Szar
Charles T. Szar brings over 30 years of military and civil aviation experience to Sky One FZE. Charles started his aviation career in the US military as an instructor and evaluator pilot in the US Army and then the US Air Force serving globally including combat tours in the Gulf War, Afghanistan, and Iraq. After 20+ years of military service, Charles transitioned to civil aviation leading a $700M aviation business unit flying Class I (sustenance) into Afghanistan from the UAE and Latvia on 747’s and then operating over 100 daily intra-Afghanistan flights with a fleet of helicopters and STOL fixed-wing aircraft in direct support of the US DoD. Charles brings this unique blend of experience to Sky One FZE.
Charles has a dual Master of Science in Aviation/Aerospace Management and Aviation/Aerospace Safety Systems from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a Bachelors of Science in Liberal Arts from Excelsior University.
Shabbir Pir Mohamed
As the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and a Board Member at Sky One FZE, Shabbir Pirmohamed plays a crucial role in driving operational excellence and spearheading strategic transformations within the company. With his extensive experience across multiple sectors, including aerospace, engineering, design, R&D, and manufacturing, Shabbir brings a holistic approach to his role at Sky One FZE.
One of Shabbir’s key responsibilities is to ensure operational excellence throughout the organization. He utilizes his expertise in strategy and change management to identify areas for improvement and implement effective strategies that enhance efficiency, productivity, and overall performance. By analyzing and optimizing processes, Shabbir strives to achieve operational excellence at every level of the business.
Furthermore, Shabbir excels in building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders, including investor networks, policy makers, and senior corporate executives. By forging strong partnerships, he establishes mutually beneficial relationships that contribute to the growth and success of Sky One FZE. These connections enable the company to stay abreast of industry trends, access resources, and leverage opportunities for expansion and development.
Adosh Chatrath is the head of legal counsel at Sky One FZE, he brings extensive legal expertise, strategic thinking, and a deep understanding of the aviation industry to their role. He plays a vital part in ensuring legal compliance, managing risks, and protecting the interests of the conglomerate. With his insightful guidance and legal acumen, Adosh contributes to propel Sky One to greater heights.
He is passionate about finding sensible tailored solutions for businesses and entrepreneurs in various industries.
He leads the company in Legal Advisory and Compliance, Contract Negotiation and Management, Risk Assessment and Mitigation, Dispute Resolution, Regulatory Compliance and Intellectual Property Protection.