John Nyaradi

Director of Training & Standards

John Nyaradi is responsible for the quality and completeness of all training and checking activities for Elevate Jet’s flight crew. He supports the Chief Pilot and Director of In-Flight in SOP development and implementation.

Prior to joining Elevate Jet, John was Director of Operations for XOJET Aviation where he held operational control responsibility for 50 turbo-jet aircraft and 200 pilots. He has 23,000 hours’ flight time and was a United Airlines Captain on the Boeing 737, Airbus A320, Boeing 777 and Boeing 747 and served in Flight Standards as a Check Pilot for 14 years. He also served as a United States Air Force pilot and was a Distinguished Graduate in USAF Undergraduate Pilot Training and Honor Student in USAF Advanced Pilot Training.

John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies from Bradley University, is an NBAA Certified Aviation Manager and Fellow Member of the Royal Academy of Aeronautics.