Fly Louie is creating innovation in the private air travel industry to benefit both travelers and independent charter operators.

Julia Takeda started Fly Louie was started in 2017 with the goal of matching idle aircraft with destinations in need of more air service. We have experience operating private shuttles to New York, Nantucket, Pittsburgh, Boston, Philadelphia, and Raleigh-Durham. We care deeply about customer service, operational safety and reliability, and building meaningful relationships with our operator partners.

Fly Louie Founder and CEO Julia Takeda

Fly Louie established the Fly Louie Alliance, a network of Part 135 charter operators, in 2019. Operators experience scale benefits while maintaining their independence. Benefits include cost savings, new revenue opportunities, and other features normally restricted to the larger private aviation players.

Meet The Team Behind Fly Louie

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Julia Takeda

Founder & CEO

Start-up veteran with a love for implementing simple solutions to big problems.

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Eytan Kurshan

Finance and Operations

Aviation expert with a focus on analytics, optimization and planning.

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Ryan Rudolph


All around generalist, with primary focus on operations and strategy

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