Introducing Luviair’s newest recruit, Liam Finch, who joins the firm as part of a new marketing apprenticeship scheme on the Isle of Man…
Where do you start when you are trying to write your first ever blog post? Like most things the hardest part is just getting started. This is true with many things in life… including starting a new job. As many of you graduates and school leavers may know, choosing a career path after you leave education is a challenging process. Many people ‘um’ and ‘ah’ about what job they wish to go for before eventually making a laboured decision on the matter. It is also highly unlikely that a good job opportunity will present itself to you at the ideal time- one that offered training and travel as part of the deal. Well that is the situation I found myself in when the Luviair opportunity presented itself.
My name is Liam Finch, I am twenty-two years old and I live on the Isle of Man. I am a recent University of Nottingham Graduate (class of 2016) having just completed my degree in Viking Studies- fields of study comprised of English, History and Archaeology. Much of my childhood was spent moving around countries from the UK to Kuwait, which has put me in touch with multiculturalism and a thirst for travel.
Luviair is a global operator of private aircraft- mainly dealing with helicopters but also with fixed-wing craft as well. In layman’s terms, we manage and operate aircraft, so our clients don’t have to worry about registration and being compliant with regulations. Luviair celebrated its 10 year anniversary last year and is well established on the Isle of Man, operating with a small but skilled team.
There are myriad blogs out there, and many readers outside of the industry may be asking if Aviation Management isn’t a little dry for the topic of a blog? Well in this case it’s not. Luviair works in affiliation with several other businesses across the globe, stretching from the Caribbean to the south of France. This means that apart from the day-to-day operations involved in many companies, we also get a taste of the exotic. The most notable entry on my calendar currently is the Monaco Superyacht show, which this year is set to take place on the 27th of September- a mere two weeks after my starting date of the 11th! Well if the company wants to take me to Monaco, who am I to complain, right? Being invited to travel with the company so soon after joining is obviously a lucky break for me, and a generous offering from the company. The purpose of me going on the trip is to integrate with the team; for Luviair, the purpose is to maintain relationships with customers and network with potential clients in one of the most fashionable destinations in the world.
Needless to say, I am pretty excited about what this year will hold for me, and doubtless, Luviair will provide loads of favourable experiences and an insight into the world of aviation which I look forward to blogging with you about.
Liam Finch (left) Marketing Coordinator, Nigel Watson (right) Director of Luviair.