Air Partner appoints vice president of global freight division


Air Partner, the leading global aviation services group providing aircraft charter, aviation safety and security solutions to businesses and private individuals around the world, has appointed Pierre Van Der Stichele as vice president of the global freight division.

Van Der Stichele will be responsible for bolstering and expanding the freight business across all Air Partner locations, by continuing to hire key talent and target specific market sectors after an exceptionally busy year in 2021. 

Van Der Stichele has extensive experience within the aviation sector in a range of senior roles, with more than 25 years’ experience in the air cargo industry. Pierre joins Air Partner after a 19-year tenure with Chapman Freeborn in Gatwick, where he most recently held the position of Group Director of Cargo. 

Van Der Stichele said, “I am delighted to be joining the Air Partner team. The Freight division has had an unprecedented past two years, and the industry as a whole has felt the knock-on effects of the pandemic.  I look forward to assisting in the global freight team’s continued successes following on from the team’s expert management of emergency vaccine and PPE deliveries. I’m confident we will continue to grow and serve our customers in 2022.” 

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