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Meet The Team

Say hi to the people who are changing the face of flight planning

RocketRoute was founded in 2010 with the mission to make flight planning easy and straight forward for all. We’ve created a service that is easy to use, fast and convenient. Today our team has grown to over 30, split between development, operations, data, sales & marketing and administration. The leadership team is listed below.

Uwe Nitsche


Uwe Nitsche is co-founder and CEO of RocketRoute. Uwe is a qualified commercial pilot instructor and flies regularly a Cirrus SR22  and also flies the Eclipse Jet. Uwe holds a degree in Applied Computer Science, speaks fluent German, French and Dutch. Uwe previously built and sold the UK’s leading Business ISP, IZR Solutions. Uwe has worked with Lufthansa Systems Network and Frankfurt Airport.

Kurt Lyall

Co-Founder, Marketing, Product & Finance

Kurt Lyall is a co-founder and looks after Product Design, Marketing and Finance at RocketRoute. Since founding the company, Kurt has become an expert in the aviation industry. Kurt is a qualified Chartered Accountant and previously worked in the Netherlands for TomTom as Managing Director of its Mobile Business Unit. Kurt has also founded marketing consultancy FirstPartner which was sold in 2007 to Norwegian plc Vertical Group. Kurt has also worked for investment banks Credit Suisse and DLJ as an Equity Analyst and trained with Andersen (now Deloitte).

Justin Coelho

Co-Founder & Global Sales Director

Justin Coelho is responsible for Global Sales and the company’s rapid growth in the business jet and private GA markets. Justin is passionate about aviation and new technology – especially mobile. Justin is a seasoned sales executive from the ITC and business management sectors with over 15 years experience working with Vodafone, Virgin and Adecco amongst many others. Justin holds a Masters Degree in Systems Design & Management from Leeds University and also has a degree in Engineering.

Michael Flynn


Michael Flynn is a non-executive director with RocketRoute. Michael, authored and developed the original routing software now used by RocketRoute for navigating aircraft through IFR airspace. Michael is currently a director with GIST a division of Linde Group. Michael holds an MBA and is a qualified IFR pilot.

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Uwe Nitsche

Global Sales:
Justin Coelho

Marketing, Finance:
Kurt Lyall



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