Doug Chouinard has a diverse aviation and certificate management background which includes worldwide military airlift command operations, Part 121 scheduled and non-scheduled passenger operations, and Parts 125 and 135 ad hoc passenger and cargo operations.
Before joining Elevate Jet, Doug was the director of operations for Swift Air where he oversaw the operations of 33 B-737s, worldwide. Prior to being the director of operations, he was the chief pilot, where he grew and managed the pilot group from three to 20 crews in a two-year period. Prior to Swift Air, Doug spent 11 years at Aerodynamics Inc. (ADI) as the director of operations, chief pilot and check airman. During his tenure at ADI, he was integral in several 121 certifications; including North Atlantic validation on the Airbus A-320.
Doug studied aviation science at Queen City Aviation, in Allentown, PA.