We have pilot and loadmaster crew teams stationed at MIA currently and will accommodate to wherever our customers need to operate.
Chief Executive Officer and President
Michael Mendez, serves as President and CEO of 21 Air and he has more than 38 years of aviation experience, of which he has held a broad range of positions throughout his career, making him very knowledgeable in the aviation industry. He has served as an aviation consultant for more than 10 years, where he specialized in airline certifications and regulatory matters.
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Guerra joined 21 Air in December 2021 leading Finance and Human Resources. She has over 27 years of experience in the transportation, freight forwarding and logistics industry. Prior to joining 21 Air, Ms. Guerra worked at CEVA Logistics for 20 years holding positions such as VP Finance Freight Forwarding Americas, VP Finance North America and Global Process Owner Order to Cash.
Director of Operations
Dave has been in the cargo industry for over 30 years. He started out on the ramp loading aircraft for Arrow Air in Miami in 1992 while going to college. Dave began his flying career with Arrow Air in 1993 as a flight engineer on the DC-8, and after 2 years upgraded to first officer. Dave later transitioned to the L-1011 and after a few years in the right seat, he then completed his initial captain upgrade on the L-1011 and later became a simulator and line check airman. Dave, later transitioned to captain on DC-10 and then the B757 before transitioning to management as the Chief Pilot for Arrow Cargo in 2010. After Arrow shut down in 2011, Dave began a brief stay at Skylease Cargo on the MD-11. In 2012, Dave was selected as an initial cadre check airman B767 for Dynamic Airways. He quickly transitioned into the Chief Pilot position and later held the positions of Director of Safety and Director of Operations. In 2014, he began the 21 Air project first under Dynamic Airways and in 2016 was the Director of Operations and initial cadre check airman when 21 Air certified and was issued its Operation Certificate. Dave’s passion for flying lead him away from management for a couple of years before being asked to return as Chief Pilot and now again Director of Operations.
Anthony (Tony) Tirri has over 30 years in the aviation industry including below the wing services, flying and aviation management. Earning positions of owner/operator CAF ground handling, Line Check and Proficiency Check Airman, EVP International Air Leases and Chief Pilot of several FAR 121 Passenger and Cargo Airlines.