Bertrand LATTES, President
Founder of BLAC in 2010, Bertrand started his career in AIR LITTORAL ( a French Regional Carrier) in 1996. In 1999 he founded AXIS PARTNERS Group, and the French Airline AXIS AIRWAYS which became one of the 5 major operators in France in 2004 and which he sold in 2006 to a hedge fund.
Bertrand Holds a Doctor degree in Aviation Law, a master's degree in Airlines Management IFURTA, University of
Aix en Provence and a Master degree in Commercial Engineering, ISEM, University of Montpellier I.
Francis PIERRE, Partner
During his first military carreer, serving as an engineer Officer, Francis held for 18 years various positions, on the C135FR flying tanker and then, for close to 10 years, on the AWACS, air operation spearhead of military theaters. In 1999 he joined the civilian world as Technical Director of airlines and maintenance centers. First in Euralair then Axis Airways and finally Air Tahiti where he stayed 11 years managing maintenance operations and the fleet. In 2017, he joined the ACIA Group as Managing Director of the subsidiary in charge of cargo conversions. In 2020, Francis totals 38 years spent in aeronautical maintenance. He has participated in numerous aircraft lease, ACMI, sales and integration transactions for new and used aircraft.
François LENEVEU, Partner
With more than 20 years' experience in commercial aircraft sales with various commercial aircaft OEMs, François joined BLAC in 2020.
François started his career at Airbus marketing in 1997, before moving to ATR in 2002 where he has covered all activities related to aircraft transactions: marketing contracts and sales. Francois has spent 6 years in Singapore as Sales Director for ATR and then for Bombardier Commercial Aircraft he joined in 2016. François holds an Engineering degree in Aeronautics and Aerospace, Institut Polytechnique des Sciences Appliquées, Paris.
Naoual PIRAT, Administration / Marketing Manager
Naoual brings her 27 years' experience in aviation marketing and administration to our team. Over the years she developed multiple skills as Tour Operator Agent and Aircraft Broker, Group Department Manager and founder of Golden Services; airlines Airport Sales Management at AIR FRANCE, AIR LITTORAL and SWISSAIR Group over 15 years, she became expert in AMADEUS / PARS GDS systems. Naoual holds a master degree in French/English Languages at University of Montpellier III.