Craig Bentley

Craig Bentley

DATE: 03/01/22

Chief Operating Officer

Craig Bentley joins Amerijet International Airlines with over 25 years of airline operational experience. At Cape Air/Nantucket Airlines he served as line captain, check airman, simulator, flight instructor, director of operations, director of safety, vice president of operations and senior vice president of operations. Craig also served as CEO for Mountain Air Cargo and CSA Airlines. 

During his career with Cape Air, Craig worked with many collegiate programs to build pilot pathways and create opportunities for graduates entering the aviation industry. He led interdisciplinary teams on various projects for the organization, including the implementation of passenger service systems, fuel conservation project, start-up of scheduled Seaplane operations, introduction of two additional fleet types, Supplemental Operation Ops Specs approval, IATA Operational Safety Audit and registry, numerous partner airline safety audits and the modernization of the Systems Operational Control department.

Craig’s professional aviation career began as a flight instructor with Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in 1997, where he served as a flight instructor, check pilot and team manager.

Bentley assisted with the development of the Purple Runway Program; a defined pilot pathway from the FedEx Feeder Network Airlines to FedEx Express mainline. 

He is a member of the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) and previously served on Regional Airline Association’s Operations Council. Craig serves as an Industry Member for the accreditation of flight programs at various AABI schools seeking initial or renewal of their accreditation status.

Craig holds an ATP Multiengine land certificate with an ATR42/72 type rating, a commercial single engine land and sea certificate, and a flight instructor certificate with airplane single and multiengine instrument ratings. He holds a B.S. in Aeronautical Science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a Master of Business Administration from Daniel Webster College.

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