Jürg Fleischmann is a former REGA, military, and Swissair pilot. He is the founder and owner of the Lions Air Group AG. His flight experience includes over 15'000 flying hours in over 100 different helicopter and aircraft types. He was a helicopter pilot in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship where he flew the official Red Bull Air Race helicopter. This was used for the spectacular film inserts as well as for the show program. Jürg Fleischmann was also an official Formula 1 television pilot at virtually all the races around the world. In 2009 and 2010 Jürg Fleischmann and his team won a prestigious Emmy Award in New York. In 2011 he founded the Alpine Air Ambulance.

Ursula Huber

Ursula Huber has been in the company since January 1, 1997 and is a partner of the Lions Air Group AG. She has a qualification in business management and specializes in the field of organization and finance. Today she is responsible for overall administration and ground ops. Ursula Huber has been the director of Traffix since 1998, which composes Swiss traffic updates for radio stations. Ursula Huber is also a radio announcer for various radio stations, providing traffic updates over the airwaves. She became a partner of the Lions Air Group AG when it was founded in 2008 and has been a member of the Board of Directors ever since.


Rene Schmid

René Schmid is a qualified engineer, specializing as an aircraft engineer. From 1993 to 1997 he worked as a Maintenance Coordinator for Jet Aviation Business Jets AG in Zurich. He subsequently transferred to Zürcher Jet Club AG as Technical Manager, where he was responsible for Flight Operation and Dispatch. In 1999, he moved to Swiss Jet AG as Accountable Manager and was then responsible for the entire Postholder Maintenance, Postholder Ground Operation and Deputy Postholder Flight Operation. Since 2006 he has worked as a Managing Director at skymedia and Lions Air AG. Today he is a partner and member of the Executive Board. From 1991 to 1994 René Schmid completed Engineering training at ABB, specializing in construction and projects. He is also a certified Aircraft Inspector, Quality Manager, and a Continuing Airworthiness Manager. In addition, he specializes in modern Flight Documentation for flight operations with helicopters and airplanes in the commercial sector. René Schmid holds a fix and rotorwing pilots license.

Sascha Fleischmann

Sascha Fleischmann is a partner and postholder flight operation. He is also an experienced helicopter pilot and chief pilot of the AAA Alpine Air Ambulance.



Michael Kuttruff is Chief Pilot Aircraft and Member of the Executive Board.




Alexandre Gilliard is Head of Finance/Controlling & Human Resources and a member of the Executive Board.