Council Members

Shaun Quigley

Shaun Quigley is the Managing Director and owner of Volantair Air Charter based in Queensland, Australia.

Shaun started his Aviation Career in 1983 in the Royal Air Force, in the Air Defence Branch. Shaun served on numerous UK radar sites as well as serving in the Falklands and Cyprus.

After leaving the Royal Air Force in 1992, Shaun was contracted to the Royal Saudi Air Force as an instructor and lived and worked in Jeddah until 2000. Shaun met his wife Rachel in Jeddah. Also in 2000 Shaun gained a graduate qualification in Air Transportation Management as he transitioned into the world of commercial aviation.

After Emigrating to Australia in 2001 Shaun worked with a small Commercial/Charter Airline in Cairns in Northern Australia. After 3 years with the Airline, Shaun joined local Broker Independent Aviation in 2005 and remained there until Dec 2016. Shaun was a Partner and Director for 9 of his 12 years with the Company, who remain a member of The ACA.

Parting ways with Independent, Shaun worked for another local Airline Skytrans in a Commercial role for 18 Months from mid-2017 through until January 2019.  In January 2019 Shaun was approached by Hevilft (an ATR operator based in Brisbane) to create Volantair as a GSA and Brokerage arm of Hevilift. Company restructures during Covid, presented Shaun, in 2020, with the opportunity to purchase Volantair.

Shaun joined The ACA International Board in May 2024.

Shaun Quigley