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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 15, split between development, operations, sales & marketing and administration. We also have an extended sales team through our North American partner, Penton Media. The leadership team is listed below.

Uwe Nitsche

CEO

Uwe Nitsche is 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.

Justin Coelho

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.

Kurt Lyall

Finance Director

Kurt Lyall looks after the commercial matters for RocketRoute. Through RocketRoute Kurt has become an expert in the aviation industry. Kurt is a qualified Chartered Accountant and previously worked in the Netherlands for TomTom. 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).

Michael Flynn

Co-founder

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.

Contact Us

CEO:
Uwe Nitsche

Global Sales:
Justin Coelho

Finance:
Kurt Lyall

 

 

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