About Us

VPorts is an aviation integrator company incorporated in Montreal. We aim to design, build, certify and operate Vertiports in different cities in the world and leverage the potential of Advance Air Mobility.

We are located in Montreal, Canada, with the strategic objective to operate Vertiports in 5 continents by 2030.

WHO WE ARE

We Aim

to design, build, certify and operate a network of Vertiports, enabling safe and efficient Advance Air Mobility related operations and Air Traffic management.

We Negotiate

with local, state and/or federal levels to acquire or to rent lands to be repurposed, renovated, or redeveloped to support Advance Air Mobility and to reduce environmental footprint for cities.

We Position

ourselves as enablers for the Advance Air Mobility by acting as an interface and integrator, working closely and collaboratively with all stakeholders.

We Operate

our Vertiports with zero CO2 emission, fully respecting the Urban Integration requirement and the social acceptability need. We deploy our Vertiports Operation Control Center (VOCC) to digitize the operation of our Vertiports worldwide.

We Work

with regulators aiming to certify our Vertiports based on safe and secure operations based on approved Standard Operating procedures (SOPs), safety protocols and operation manuals.

VISION

VPorts leads the way in shaping how people will interact and connect in the future. Our vision is to enable travelers to reach their destinations quickly and safely through sustainable advanced air mobility infrastructure.

MISSION

Our mission is to build and operate 1,500 vertiports across five continents by 2045, which will be integrated into local and global air mobility ecosystems through a proactive, responsible approach. By centralizing our operations and leveraging the most advanced technology, we aim to deliver a seamless travel experience.

We aim to work very closely with different Regulators in the world, including international organizations, such as ICAO and the industry key players to certify our Vertiports. We are mindful of the current regulatory framework related to Vertiports certification. We aim to lead building the regulation enabling safe and efficient operations of Vertiports. VPorts leadership team has years of experience dealing with different Civil Aviation Authorities and working with different clients in airside operation and certification. The Executive team has a proven track record in Regulation and Urban integration.

DIGITIZATION through VPorts Operation Control Center.

Our Vports Operation Control Center (VOCC) is a state of art system integrator that will unlock the Air Mobility business growth.

TEAM

Fethi Chebil

CEO and Founder

Dr. Fethi Chebil has over 20 years of experience in major design construction projects, Public/Private Partnerships and certification processes, centered in the Aviation Industry. He has held a variety of executive positions, starting his career with the International Civil Aviation Organization(ICAO) as Airport safety Expert. Moving on to SNC Lavalin heading the Airport Business within the Construction Group, leading Airport design and Operations before moving back to ICAO supporting different countries in airport certification and Regulatory Compliance. He holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering and Mathematics. Polytechnique Montreal, Canada, as well as a MSc Project Management from UQAM in Montreal, Canada, and a Masters in Airport Management from ENAC, in Toulouse, France.

Sylvain Ducas

Urban Integration

Sylvain Ducas is a Quebec Fellow Planner with more than 40 years of experience. He started his career as a freelance consultant for nearly 10 years. He then joined the Ville de Montréal for 31 years, where he held various management posts and the position of Director of Urban Planning – Chief Planner (2013-2018); he was responsible for urban and metropolitan planning processes and large-scale urban projects management. Since 2018, he collaborates as a strategic advisor, in Canada and abroad, with public institutions and private firms on large-scale projects and urban planning processes.

Sylvain Coron

CRO (Chief Regulations Officer)

Sylvain Coron has been in the airport sector for over 35 years. He has held operational positions in airside maintenance. He held various management positions, in 2007 he became director of Grounds and Electrical Maintenance for the Montreal-Trudeau and Montreal-Mirabel sites. Ensuring his teams were carrying out the work in accordance with Transport Canada regulations. He worked to rethink the winter maintenance service offer in order to be more efficient. Due to his new approach, his maintenance team won prestigious awards given to the best performing airports in winter maintenance. He has carried out training mandates on the TP312 and Human Factor in several Quebec airports.

Fethi Chebil

CEO and Founder

Dr. Fethi Chebil has over 20 years of experience in major design construction projects, Public/Private Partnerships and certification processes, centered in the Aviation Industry. He has held a variety of executive positions, starting his career with the International Civil Aviation Organization(ICAO) as Airport safety Expert. Moving on to SNC Lavalin heading the Airport Business within the Construction Group, leading Airport design and Operations before moving back to ICAO supporting different countries in airport certification and Regulatory Compliance. He holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering and Mathematics. Polytechnique Montreal, Canada, as well as a MSc Project Management from UQAM in Montreal, Canada, and a Masters in Airport Management from ENAC, in Toulouse, France.

Sylvain Ducas

Urban Integration

Sylvain Ducas is a Quebec Fellow Planner with more than 40 years of experience. He started his career as a freelance consultant for nearly 10 years. He then joined the Ville de Montréal for 31 years, where he held various management posts and the position of Director of Urban Planning – Chief Planner (2013-2018); he was responsible for urban and metropolitan planning processes and large-scale urban projects management. Since 2018, he collaborates as a strategic advisor, in Canada and abroad, with public institutions and private firms on large-scale projects and urban planning processes.