About AMS

Aviation Management Services (Cayman) Ltd. (AMS), is a highly experienced aviation focused resource group specializing in all aspects of aircraft ownership, with a concept of fair, fixed price programs customized around our clients’ needs. From the first point of aircraft selection, through acquisition, crew resourcing, start-up operations, through full operations, including every aspect of the safe, reliable, and efficient operation of the flight department. With a combined experience level of over 100 years, our exceptionally qualified Team is prepared to work for you to establish, operate and maintain your aviation needs and flight operations. From initial interest for the potential aircraft owner, to a fully operational flight department, up to and including commercial AOC operators, AMS is at your service.

Our Team

William ‘Merm’ Mermelstein
William ‘Merm’ Mermelstein
Operations Director (Founding Partner)
William “Merm” Mermelstein Is the senior partner in Aviation Management Services (Cayman) Ltd., and currently serves in the role of Operations Manager. With over 40+ years aviation experience, including positions
Marcus Cumber
Marcus Cumber
Director
Mr. Cumber holds the positions of Deputy Chairman of the Cayman Islands Trade & Business Licensing Board, and is also a Board member of the Special Economic Zone Board that
Capt. Stephane Cottrell
Capt. Stephane Cottrell
Flight Operations Team Manager
Stephane has a 20+ year career in aviation holding positions as a Part 135 Captain since the mid-90’s, up to the position of Vice President of Flight Operations in Saudi
James Aukes
James Aukes
Director of Maintenance, Maintenance Planning & Oversight
Jim has a vast level of experience in aircraft maintenance, from 1930’s era biplanes in the air show circuits and crop dusting aircraft to one of the largest jet fleet
Joshua Handelsman
Joshua Handelsman
Financial Review Analyst
Mr. Handelsman is an aviation industry professional with over 20 years of corporate and general aviation experience. After graduating Lafayette College with a BA in Government in 1996, he began
Nicole Varga
Nicole Varga
Flight Attendant & Cabin Manager
Nicole has more than 10 years as a Flight Attendant & Cabin Manager for leading flag carrier airlines around the world, along with a degree in Hospitality Management.   Nicole’s
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