BePax is an airline, air transport and tourism representative and consulting company headquartered in Paris, France. Founded by
and Jerome Maillet, BePax provides innovative and fully customized solutions to maximize your market penetration while minimizing your costs. We aim at value creation through unrivalled flexibility, dynamism and creativity.
This is why we are in business for you.
started his aviation career promoting Paris-Beauvais airport and Ryanair airline in France. He then participated in two important projects of low-cost airlines in France (Flyeco; BestAir) as Route Network and Marketing expert and extensively dealt with various key actors including one of the fastest growing european low-cost airlines, largest industrial distribution groups and private equity funds.
At the same time, he successfully launched Airjobs.fr, one of the growing airport staff training company in France. He has retained the position of Deputy Manager. He still owns a strategic stake and supervise the marketing and commercial strategy of the company.
Specialized in sales, marketing and routes developments, he joined the spanish low-cost carriers Vueling Airlines in early 2007 as Manager France in charge of opening and developing the french market and the Paris base with three brand new A320 aircraft.
was Commercial Operations Manager at CityJet Airlines, a regional subsidiary of Air France – KLM and main operator at London City Airport.
was in charge of marketing, charter flight management and operation control in line with Air France commercial policies.
was part of the founding team of Volotea, the low-cost airline of small and medium-sized european cities, which started to operate on the 5th of april 2012 with an extensive network of 84 routes between 55 cities. Today
is French Development Manager for Volotea, France being one of the key market of the airline.
holds a Master degree in Marketing, Logistics and Transports from l'Ecole Européenne des Transports in Paris.
Jerome started his carreer as Associate in the Aircraft Finance division of the French Bank Société Générale before creating, in late 2001, Airline Consulting and Development (ACD), an aviation consultancy firm.
Until recently, Jerome was the Financial Advisor of the CEO of the aviation arm - Aqeeq Aviation Holding- of the Kuwaiti Funds Al-Aqeelah Leasing, Finance & Investment, which takes strategic or majority participations in all kinds of aviation related ventures in the Middle-East and Asia: airlines, aviation academy and MRO. Especially, Jerome established the airline business plans and supervised the launch of two of them. He has held interim CEO position for one of them.
Over the last years, Jerome acted as Advisor to the Shareholders of several companies. Especially, (i) he worked for TMA, a privately owned Lebanese airline, on the restructuring of the carrier and was in charge, in cooperation with the CEO, of setting up a viable turn-around plan; (ii) he advised the Chairman of the newly formed Kuwaiti National Cargo Airline LoadAir, establishing the Business Plan and Investment Prospectus (in preparation of an IPO); (iii) he worked for the Shareholder of the Nigerian Start-up airline ARIK Air on its financial and operational planning.
Jerome obtained an Engineer degree in Aeronautics from Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC), the French Civil Aviation School and holds a Master of Business Administration from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, the leading American aviation college.