Meet The Team

  • Mark Peart

    Managing Director | Chief Pilot

    Mark’s passion and skill base lies in aviation and property development.  His early career in aviation began in helicopter mustering in outback Australia which led to 25 years in the industry flying both fixed-wing and helicopters and going on to owning … Continue reading

  • Karla Johnston

    Business Manager
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    Karla has been with LJA group for several years and is a focused and energetic part of the team.  Queensland born and bred, her professional career has spanned management roles in accounting, commercial & residential real estate and property development. … Continue reading

  • Ben Ward


    Ben began his aviation career in 2001 as a commercial seaplane pilot on the Gold Coast where he was able to combine his two greatest passions of aviation and the ocean. After several years managing and piloting a corporate jet … Continue reading

  • Phil Walker

    Pilot & AJB Director

    Phil commenced his career as a diesel mechanic, based in Archerfield Brisbane which h enjoyed for 5 years.  Phil maintained an active interest in aviation from an early age has many years experience flying and managing corporate jet clients. Phil … Continue reading

  • Michael Wain

    Air Charter Broker

    Michael is an automotive engineer by trade and has been in the customer service and sales industry for the past 20 years. Like everyone in the Light Jets Group his real passion is in aviation and his role as Air … Continue reading

  • Sam Treston

    FBO Line Service Technician

    Born and raised in Cairns in sunny Tropical North Queensland, Sam has had a passion for aviation since he was a kid.  Sam is studying a Bachelor of Aviation at Griffith University and plans to do his flight training in Brisbane. … Continue reading