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The Chapman Freeborn group was established in the UK in 1973. The company has offices worldwide including North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. In the cargo market, Chapman Freeborn Airchartering specialises in the charter and lease of aircraft for a wide-ranging customer base, including freight forwarders, multinational corporations, governments, humanitarian agencies and a host of industries around the globe.

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CHAPMAN FREEBORN GROWS ITS EUROPEAN MANAGEMENT TEAM IN POLAND, FINLAND AND ITALY


The three new appointments are part of global strategy to boost local expertise across its passenger, commercial, and private jet service portfolio

London, UK, Thursday, 16th May 2024: Chapman Freeborn has grown its European senior management team in Poland, Finland, and Italy as part of its ongoing strategy to ensure local expertise and greater customer facing presence throughout its global network.

Rocco Cellucci, Annika Eerola, and Patricia Piecuch will head-up sales operations in Italy, Finland, and Poland respectively, and bring a combined 70 plus years of air industry experience and expertise to the charterer’s Europe operations.

All three positions will focus on the expansion of Chapman Freeborn’s passenger, commercial, and private jet service portfolio.

“The flexibility Chapman Freeborn offers customers is based on a combination of tried and trusted operational procedures and strategic investment in local knowledge and experience,” said James Edwards, Vice President Passenger, Europe, Chapman Freeborn.

“We welcome Rocco, Annika, and Patricia to our team and look forward to working with them.”

Cellucci has over 34 years of experience within the Italian aviation industry, including roles at Alitalia and Eurofly, whilst Eerola, previously a private jet pilot, has over 20 years’ experience in the Finnish aviation market, and Piecuch has worked for 12 years in the Polish aviation industry.

Beyond Europe, and in line with its strategy of investing in local expertise, Chapman Freeborn recently announced the appointment Mark Thibault as President, Asia Pacific (APAC) and, Alain Champonnois as President, India, Middle East & Africa (IMEA).

About Chapman Freeborn

The Chapman Freeborn Group was established in the UK in 1973.

Chapman Freeborn offers specialist passenger services including private jet charters for executive travel and large aircraft for crew rotations and international group travel.

In addition to passenger services, Chapman Freeborn offers freight services, specialising in the charter and lease of aircraft for a wide-ranging customer base, including freight forwarders, multinational corporations, governments, humanitarian agencies, and a host of industries around the globe. It also provides on board courier services.

The company has offices worldwide including North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia.

Chapman Freeborn is part of the Avia Solutions Group family, the world’s largest ACMI (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance, and Insurance) provider, with a fleet of 213 aircraft. The group also provides a range of aviation services including MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul), pilot and crew training, ground handling, as well as a variety of associated services. Supported by 12,000 highly skilled aviation professionals, the group operates worldwide.

For more information, please visit chapmanfreeborn.aero.

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CHAPMAN FREEBORN GROWS ITS EUROPEAN MANAGEMENT TEAM IN POLAND, FINLAND AND ITALY

The three new appointments are part of global strategy to boost local expertise across its passenger, commercial, and private jet service portfolio

London, UK, Thursday, 16th May 2024: Chapman Freeborn has grown its European senior management team in Poland, Finland, and Italy as part of its ongoing strategy to ensure local expertise and greater customer facing presence throughout its global network.

Rocco Cellucci, Annika Eerola, and Patricia Piecuch will head-up sales operations in Italy, Finland, and Poland respectively, and bring a combined 70 plus years of air industry experience and expertise to the charterer’s Europe operations.

All three positions will focus on the expansion of Chapman Freeborn’s passenger, commercial, and private jet service portfolio.

“The flexibility Chapman Freeborn offers customers is based on a combination of tried and trusted operational procedures and strategic investment in local knowledge and experience,” said James Edwards, Vice President Passenger, Europe, Chapman Freeborn.

“We welcome Rocco, Annika, and Patricia to our team and look forward to working with them.”

Cellucci has over 34 years of experience within the Italian aviation industry, including roles at Alitalia and Eurofly, whilst Eerola, previously a private jet pilot, has over 20 years’ experience in the Finnish aviation market, and Piecuch has worked for 12 years in the Polish aviation industry.

Beyond Europe, and in line with its strategy of investing in local expertise, Chapman Freeborn recently announced the appointment Mark Thibault as President, Asia Pacific (APAC) and, Alain Champonnois as President, India, Middle East & Africa (IMEA).

About Chapman Freeborn

The Chapman Freeborn Group was established in the UK in 1973.

Chapman Freeborn offers specialist passenger services including private jet charters for executive travel and large aircraft for crew rotations and international group travel.

In addition to passenger services, Chapman Freeborn offers freight services, specialising in the charter and lease of aircraft for a wide-ranging customer base, including freight forwarders, multinational corporations, governments, humanitarian agencies, and a host of industries around the globe. It also provides on board courier services.

The company has offices worldwide including North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia.

Chapman Freeborn is part of the Avia Solutions Group family, the world’s largest ACMI (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance, and Insurance) provider, with a fleet of 213 aircraft. The group also provides a range of aviation services including MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul), pilot and crew training, ground handling, as well as a variety of associated services. Supported by 12,000 highly skilled aviation professionals, the group operates worldwide.

For more information, please visit chapmanfreeborn.aero.