Vicken L. Karjian is the President & Chief Executive Officer of Amerijet International Airlines, A leading cargo airline serving the Caribbean, Latin and South America & Mexico. When Karjian joined Amerijet in July 2016, his objective and mission was to accelerate the company's growth by capitalizing on Amerijet's dominant market position in the geographic area it served as well as offering and expanding products and services outside the area of its existing markets.
Prior to Amerijet, Karjian was President & Chief Executive Officer of Falcon Aviation Group and was Executive Chairman of the Farnair Group until December 2014. The Group provided total transportation and logistics solutions including 4 cargo airlines in its portfolio in Europe, Middle East, India and Thailand. He had overall responsibility for the Falcon Groupís performance, strategic development and growth. Karjian joined Falcon Aviation Group in January 1993 and was one of the founding members of the company. Prior to Falcon, Karjian was Managing Director International for The Nordam Group and Technical Manager for Middle East Airlines.
Karjian has an undergraduate diploma in aeronautical engineering from Hatfield Polytechnic (now known as Hatfield University) and a postgraduate diploma in Air Transport Engineering from Cranfield Institute of Technology (now known as Cranfield University) both in the United Kingdom.
Karjian was born in Beirut, Lebanon, he is a naturalized US citizen (1984) is married to his wife Rosemary, and has 3 grown children Dori, Paul and Sarah and six Grandchildren. His interests are tennis, soccer, golf and skiing.