Brandon’s professional career in aviation began in 1998, and has amassed nearly 8,000 hours of flight time. As a pilot Kearns has served as a Captain and check airman on Light to Heavy Business Jets, as well as an Airline Captain. He has extensive experience in global air carrier operations which include Europe, Middle East, Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa and the Pacific. Brandon began his management career in 2006 where he has served as the Director of Training, Assistant Chief Pilot, Chief Pilot, and at the age of 29 became the youngest FAA appointed Director of Operations in the United States. Mr. Kearns has a history of seeing aircraft charter and management companies to tremendous success and business growth.
Brandon has consulted for the FAA, Department of Homeland Security, and the aviation industries auditing firms. He excels in the healthy growth of charter fleets, as well as aligning business goals with those of a viable flight operation. He prides himself on the integrity and honesty which is the foundation of his business philosophy. We are excited to have him on board as part of the Leviate Air Group team!