iAero Group is an integrated aviation platform capable of providing a full range of services including engine and airframe MRO services, engine and airframe sale and leasing, and flight charter services. Through the combination of leading companies in the MRO and aircraft charter industries, we have created unique capabilities, a full range of aviation offerings and competitive cost advantages that benefit all of our customers.
Our integrated aviation platform model enables us to control quality, safety and cost and offer our customers the highest levels of safety, quality and service at competitive prices. This combined with a strong financial position allows us to develop products and services that meet our customers’ needs.
CEO/Co-Founder, iAero Group
Robert Caputo is a co-founder and CEO of iAero Group and serves on its Board of Directors. Caputo is a private investor with 20 years of experience including funding, team building, and operational execution. He is also an advisor to a third-generation family-owned aviation business, and a former professional athlete.
President/Co-Founder, iAero Group
David Doerr is a co-founder and President of iAero Group and serves on its Board of Directors. Doerr has over 25 years of experience as an executive leader building teams, scaling businesses, and executing on billions of dollars of transactions. Most recently he was Executive Vice President of Business Development and President of the Tourism Division at Air Methods Corporation, a leading air medical transport and tourism operator with 450 aircraft and over 300 locations.
President, iAero Airways
Jeff Conry has over 35 years of leadership experience in the airline industry, including leading several airlines as President or CEO. He's been the leader of iAero Airways (fka as Swift Air) since 2011 and previously served with Sky King Airlines, Arrow Air, and Tradewinds Airlines. Conry is one of the most experienced leaders in the charter and freight airline industries with a proven track record in driving profitable growth in both up and down markets.
President, iAero Tech
Amos Rodriguez has over 38 years of experience in the aviation industry, specifically with aircraft maintenance. As President of iAero Tech (fka Miami Tech Aircraft Maintenance) since 1998, he leads this FAA-approved repair station and line maintenance operation for all aircraft heavy maintenance and modification projects.
Strategic Advisor, iAero Group
Mario Abad has over 30 years of experience in the aviation industry as a leader of MRO and airline businesses. Previously, Mario was President of iAero Thrust from 2009-2019.
CFO, iAero Group
David has over 25 years of experience as an aviation financial leader successfully restructuring and growing businesses and raising both private and public capital. He previously was CFO for Spirit Airlines, Highland Capital, Atlas Air, AirTran Airways and Erickson, Inc. He began his aviation career at American Airlines in 1994.
Chief Operating Officer, iAero Group
Jim has over 30 years of experience as a CEO, President, or COO in start-up and growth companies. His experience includes both aviation manufacturing and air tourism industries. He previously was President of Sundance Helicopters.
President, iAero Thrust
Tommy Mitchell brings 27 years of leadership and supply chain management experience in the aviation, energy, and healthcare industries with General Electric (GE). He has developed teams and factories around the world that use operations excellence to deliver customer results on a foundation of quality, safety, and integrity.
Miami - FL January 28, 2020
iAero Group, the leading integrated aviation platform business headquartered at Miami International Airport (MIA), today announced an expansion of its executive talent and welcomed several industry veterans to lead the company's iAero Thrust engine Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) business. Beginning early February, Tommy Mitchell will serve as President, Mike Wilson as Production Manager, and Sebastien Maury as Vice President Commercial.
Miami - FL December 17, 2019
iAero Group, the leading integrated aviation platform business headquartered at Miami International Airport, continued its growth plan by investing in new assets, facilities, and operations, and hiring several new executive team members.
Miami, FL - November 20, 2019
In honor of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, Miami International Airport partnered with the Southeast Florida Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association and iAero Airways to provide a MIAair (Airport Instruction and Readiness) tour for caregivers of those with the disease.
Miami, FL - August 1, 2019
MIAMI, Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- iAero Group's Swift Air, the largest airline charter business in the United States, has joined Southwest's Destination 225° Pilot Career Development Program as a Corporate Partner.
This innovative career program provides pathways to becoming a competitively qualified candidate for future Southwest First Officer positions. It directly addresses the projected increase in demand for qualified and professional pilots in the coming years. On a compass, 225° is the southwest directional heading, and Destination 225° was developed to lead aspiring pilots to Southwest Airlines.
Miami, FL - May 23, 2019
MIAMI, May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- iAero Group, a leading integrated aviation platform business headquartered at Miami International Airport, completed the acquisition of Swift Air, the leading independent airline charter business in the United States. Swift Air now joins engine MRO AeroThrust and airframe MRO AeroTech under the iAero Group integrated aviation platform family.
Miami, FL - December 12, 2018
iAero Group, a leading integrated aviation business, has signed a deﬁnitive agreement to purchase Swift Air, the leading independent US airline charter business. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close in Q1, 2019. With the pending acquisition of Swift Air, iAero Group will add to its portfolio of aviation businesses acquired since its inception earlier this year including the leading engine MRO and leasing company, AeroThrust and airframe MRO AeroTech.
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