About us

Ing. Jan Váňa,  CEO and Founder

Education background  (without short term courses):

1980 – 1984: Czechoslovak Air Force Academy, Kosice
1992 – 1993: US Air University, Air Command and Staff College, Montgomery, Alabama, USA



2009 - current : owner of CONSULTJAN, Ltd., aviation advisory and consultancy company.

2006-2009 : commercial director of ABS Jets, the largest business jet company in the new EU countries. Responsible for all commercial activities, including sales and marketing of business charter flights, travel management, complete turn-key aircraft management, aircraft maintenance, handling, incl. establishment of new handling operations of ABS Jets at Prague Ruzyne International Airport. ABS Jets’ representative at EBAA (European Business Aviation Association) in Brussels.

2003 – 2006 : executive director of the Czech Airlines, member of the Board of Directors. Responsibility of Czech Airlines Strategy and Business Development, Fleet Development and Fleet Acquisition, Security, coordination of Czech Airlines subsidiaries. Chaired among others a project of selection, acquisition, financing and introduction of 12 new Airbus 319/320/321 aircraft  for Czech Airlines. Czech Airlines‘ representative at AEA (Association of European Airlines) in Brussels and Sky Team Steering Committee.

1999 – 2003 : official at the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic, including vice-minister of Defence during 2002-2003. Main responsibility over reform process of the Czech Armed Forces, incl. integration into NATO and EU structures. Representative of Czech Republic at the NATO Defence Planning and Review Commitees, NATO Nuclear Planning Committee, and various NATO working groups and sub-committees.

1994 – 1999 : national military representative of Czech Republic at NATO, SHAPE, Mons, Belgium. Responsibility of practical preparations and integration of Czech Armed Forces and Czech Air Force to NATO structures 

1984 – 1992 : jet pilot of Czechoslovak Air Force, close to 1000 flight hours on MiG-21, Su-22, L-29, L-39, L-410 aircraft.  Holder of „Master Pilot Wings“ 


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