Vic Karjian, Amerijet International Airlines
Vicken L. Karjian is the President & Chief Executive Officer of Amerijet International Airlines, a leading cargo airline serving the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America. When Vic joined Amerijet in July 2016, his objective and mission was to accelerate the company’s growth by capitalising on Amerijet’s dominant market position in the geographic area it served, as well as offering and expanding products and services outside of its existing markets.
Prior to Amerijet, Vic was President & Chief Executive Officer of Falcon Aviation Group and was Executive Chairman of the Farnair Group until December 2014. The Group provided total transportation and logistics solutions including four cargo airlines in its portfolio in Europe, Middle East, India and Thailand. He had overall responsibility for the Falcon Group’s performance, strategic development and growth. Vic joined Falcon Aviation Group in January 1993 and was one of the founding members of the company. Prior to Falcon, he was Managing Director International for The Nordam Group and Technical Manager for Middle East Airlines.
Vic completed his studies in the United Kingdom and has an undergraduate diploma in aeronautical engineering from Hatfield Polytechnic/Hatfield University and a postgraduate diploma in Air Transport Engineering from Cranfield Institute of Technology/Cranfield University.
Vic was born in Beirut, Lebanon, and has been a naturalised US citizen since 1984. He is married to his wife Rosemary, and has three grown children, Dori, Paul and Sarah, and five grandchildren. Among his personal interests, Vic enjoys tennis, soccer, golf, skiing and spending time with his family.