OUR TEAM

ENTREPRENEURS GATHERED AROUND FRANTZ YVELIN AND PETER LUETHI CREATED LA COMPAGNIE IN 2013 FOR PEOPLE WHO KNOW WHAT BUSINESS CLASS IS. OUR TEAM OF AIRLINE PROFESSIONALS HAS DESIGNED A UNIQUE BUSINESS CLASS EXPERIENCE FROM NEW YORK TO PARIS.

OUR TEAM

CHRISTIAN VERNET

President Dreamjet Group

Christian started his aviation career with UTA French Airlines before stepping to the Head of Maintenance & Engineering as well as Ground Operations at Corsair International airlines in 1991. In 2004, he moved to Britair, a regional carrier of the Air France Group as VP Maintenance € Engineering and merged into HOP! In 2013. He then became the founder of Aviation Management Advisors in 2016, providing consultancy services to prime worldwide aviation industry players. He joined La Compagnie in May 2017 as General Manager then stepped up to President of Dreamjet Group in November 2019. Having graduated in aerospace engineering from ISAE/ENSICA he then took a MBA degree from San Diego State University.

DAMIEN PARIES

VP Ground Operations

Damien started his career at French airline Corsair where he spent 10 years garnering experience in different positions, such as Deputy Technical Director, Station Manager and Head of Programmation, Pricing and Revenue Management. In 2010, he joined online travel agency EcoTour as Operations Director, developing one of the first dynamic packaging offers online. From 2014 to 2017, he contributed as Data Analyst to the development of a French start up in the airline industry before joining La Compagnie as Ground Operations Director. Damien graduated from Ecole Centrale de Paris.

YANN POUDOULEC

EVP Engineering - co-founder

Yann first began his career at Eurocopter (Airbus Group) and then joined the aviation maintenance industry in an MRO. After working in the French airline Air Méditerranée, he joined in 2007 L'Avion, as director, which he left in 2009 to Airlinair (Air France Group), where he held the role of Technical Director until 2013. Yann Poudoulec is a graduate of the Institute of Aeronautical Maintenance of Bordeaux and the University of Hatfield.

FREDERIC REVOL

Chief Commercial Officer

Frederic started his career at Singapore Airlines before joining Qatar Airways where he spent 14 years to develop sales in the French, Swiss, English, Russian and Benelux markets and to work on Revenue Management and Development of Alliances and partnership at the headquarters in Doha. He joined La Compagnie in November 2019 as CCO. Frederic graduated from the Institut de Commerce de Paris.

OUR CREW

Our crew is committed to La Compagnie’s success.

Our pilots, all under a French employment contract, have been carefully selected and trained according to the highest aeronautical standards.

Our flight attendants, the true ambassadors of La Compagnie and its values, will be in charge of passengers’ comfort and safety on board our flights.

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