Management Team

Rajan Mehra - CEO Marketing and Operations Accountable Manager of DGCA

Rajan Mehra is heading Club One Air, One of India's leading Business Aviation Company and the leader in the luxury charter services. Prior joining Club One Air Rajan Mehra was the MD, Indian Subcontinent of Universal weather and Aviation Company, a US based leader in the business aviation sector.

Rajan Mehra brings a wealth of rich experience, knowledge and expertise in almost all facets of the business aviation in COA. He played leadership role in Airport Management & Operations, Marketing, Corporate Strategy, Network Planning, Start-ups & Launches and government relations in some of the world's leading airlines. In addition, he played a key role in the launch and business set up of Qatar Airways, Finnair and Asiana Airlines in India.

His multi- faceted skill and his role in these launches earned him award of "The most versatile Aviation Professional of the decade" from the honorable Minister of Tourism, Shri Sultan Ahmed at the fifth Annual Aviation & Tourism Award ceremony in New Delhi in October 2009.

Col Sanjay Julka - CEO - Technical

Col Sanjay Julka is currently heading Club One Air – India’s leading Charter Airline, as CEO- Technical. Prior to Club One Air, he was leading as the Chief Executive officer of one of India’s biggest aircraft charter companies, India Flysafe Aviation Limited. Col Julka has over 29 years of experience in the aviation sector, both in the Army and Business Aviation. During his career in the Army, besides flying over varied terrain including the highest battlefield of the world, Siachen Glacier, Col Julka has held many renowned appointments. Just before retirement, he was the Senior Aviation Advisor to Army Commander in the South Western Command where he strategised employent of 30 helicopters in war and peace, at the borders of Punjab and Rajasthan. As CEO of India Flysafe Aviation Limited, where he served for six years, he was instrumental in improving charter flying in the Company by 80 percent, with increased revenuue and profitability. He was also responsible for oversight of three private airfields. He was elected as the Vice-President of Business Aircraft Operator’s Association of India (BAOA), where he pioneered the first ever industry report on Business Aviation in India and was instrumental in resolving many regulatory for the Industry. As CEO- Technical, Col Julka would be jointly responsible for the Company strategy and lead the Engineering department. He would also be responsible for all sale and acquisition of aircrafts.

Capt. H.S Virdi - Chief Pilot and Head Flight Crew

Capt.H S Virdi joined M/s A R Airways ( P) Ltd. ( Club One Air ) in the year 2006 as a First Officer. He has in his career span of over two decades acculumated/garnered 7000 hrs of flying time.He has flown various types of aircrafts exhibiting the highest standards of professional acumen / proficiency and it is because of this achievement that he has attained the pedestal of being nominated as TRE and IETRP by the Regulator ( DGCA INDIA ). Apart from the role of an Aviator Par Excellence Capt H. S. Virdi has also successfully contributed immensely to matters of management and policy making in the Organisation.

Air Cmde RPS Garcha - Head: Corporate Affairs and Flight Safety

Air Commodore (retd) Garcha is an Air Force Pilot having 53 years of aviation experience. He has flown over 12000 flying hours. He was awarded SWORD of HONOUR and PRESIDENT’s PLAQUE on commissioning. He has served on deputation to IRAQ and is a recipient of VAYU SENA MEDAL and in recognition of Distinguish Service of an Exceptional Order was awarded ATI VASHISHT SEVA MEDAL by the PRESIDENT of India. He is with Club One Air since November, 2005.

Neeraj Aggarwal - Head: Finance and Accounts

Neeraj Aggarwal is a Chartered Accountant having a total post qualification experience of 20 years. He has also appeared and cleared Certified Public Accountant course from USA. Over the years while working with various organisations both in India and abroad, he has gained rich experience in dealing with various facets of Finance and Accounts. Out of 20 years of experience he has spent 10 years in the aviation industry while working with Club One Air since 2005.

DK Sharma - Head: Engineering

D.K Sharma is an engineering graduate in Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering Alumni. His career started in 1989 with PHL engineering department as graduate engineer trainee. He has worked in various helicopter and fixed wing organization at important assignments.

Radhey Shyam Gautam - Head Operations

Radhey Shyam Gautam has vast experience of 33 years in aviation, which includes 23 years in Indian Air Force in the ATC/Radar stream. He has served in vital strategic fighter squadrons at the Air Force including tenure in France. He has been part of Operations team for last 10 years and is presently handling Ground Operations and Flight Planning at Club One Air.

Divya Pahuja - Head: HR

Divya Pahuja has over 13 years of experience in IT, Manufacturing and Hospitality Industries as HR. She has an MBA degree from Institute of Planning and Management, affiliated to IMI, Belgium and play a key role in strategic business HR for Club One Air.

Sanjeev Sethi - Head: Marketing and Sales

Sanjeev Sethi has 15 years of experience in Contract Negotiation, Account Development & Retention, Relationship Building, Sales Forecasting, Budget, Service Enhancement, Strategic Sales Territory Planning, Process Improvements and Customer Service. His association in General Aviation for last 10 years has Implemented Strategic Sales plans by proven leadership ability to turn around lagging Sales operations and deliver growth & profitability.

Sanjiv Deshpande - GM Operations

Sanjiv Deshpande has a dynamic personality with equally enterprising professional representation with over 4 decades of experience with some leading companies. In India, Sanjiv is assosiated with COA since 2006 leading its Mumbai Operations.