About Airpas Aviation


Airpas Aviation is an aviation industry leader.

Helping you to improve profitability, better manage direct operating costs, and add value to your operations by providing leading-edge software solutions and consulting services. Our route profitability and cost management software solutions are designed exclusively for the needs and demands of the aviation industry.

We are best known for our cornerstone Airpas solution with its centralized collection, storage, and integration of flight operation data and contract details; precise forecasting of costs using the centralized data; integration of the key business areas for comprehensive planning and reporting; and increased efficiency through streamlining of processes and automated invoice checking. These are just some of the strengths that will support you and your team in improved operations and confidence in data management toward DOC management, successful planning and decision making.

Our well-versed and dedicated team of industry professionals is committed to delivering the highest standard of service in supporting our leading edge software solutions. The Airpas Aviation team of developers, programmers, and project managers are always available to provide expert support and guidance to our clients.

René Koark
Managing Director & Product Manager

René Koark serves as Managing Director of Airpas Aviation GmbH.

René joined Airpas Aviation in late 2007 as Senior Delivery Manager. In that role, he successfully managed numerous Airpas implementation projects together with airline customers worldwide. He is known for deep application and process knowledge, committed collaboration and strong communication skills. Throughout his 13-year career in Airpas, he has made significant contributions in other areas of the business including Sales, Account Management, Customer Care, Consulting and Quality Management.

René has a profound understanding of the industry’s needs and demands. His creative thinking, team management skills, laser focus on customers and thought leadership are the foundation to achieve our mission: to continuously help delivering solutions for challenges airlines face in their demanding and competitive marketplace.

Quality software products, quality service and excellent results are the foundation for the road to success. René is also responsible for Product Management over the Airpas product. In this role, he is responsible to develop the solution together with our clients and the Airpas team to further increase product maturity, market attractiveness and strengthen our position as the market leader of airline cost management and route profitability software solutions.

Immo Zech
Head of Software Engineering

Immo Zech is Head of Software Engineering at Airpas Aviation. Immo has been an integral part of the team with extensive experience at the development desk as well as face to face with clients and key industry members which has played a major role in making the company, its products and services the success it is today.

His expertise is broad and during his 20 years in the airline software industry he has been on the front line of finance management software development, project and team management, and product management. Immo’s expertise was first applied in the airline industry in 1997 in design and development with Hapag Lloyd Flug where he designed and developed an invoice checking tool specifically designed for the airline industry. In his portfolio of expertise built over the years, he brings valuable cross-industry software development experience including the medical/healthcare, automotive, aviation and finance industries.

Involved in the initial design and development of the Airpas system in 2000, Immo has been leading the growing team of technical experts at Airpas Aviation in ensuring our clients have the cutting edge software solutions demanded in the airline industry.

Sigurd Meyer-Hess
Head of Professional Services, Consulting & Support

Sigurd serves as Head of Professional Services & Customer Support at Airpas Aviation. Sigurd joined Airpas Aviation in 2016 as a detail-oriented and financially astute Project Manager, responsible for implementing Airpas at a global cargo carrier. He has a profound understanding of the industry’s needs and demands through his many years of experience. Prior to joining Airpas Aviation he was among other things Head of Delivery at GlobeFuel, a BP/SHELL Joint Venture for 13 years, successfully developing, selling and implementing a bespoke standard software for Intoplane Fuel Management at 450 airports worldwide. He also held leadership positions at CTS Eventim, Germany’s leading ticketing portal as IT Manager and Head of a consultant group at ATOS/Origin where he contributed to Datawarehouse and Y2K projects.

Sigurd is a consummate professional with exemplary knowledge of his profession and the skills that are required to be a high-performing leader. He clearly understands the key role that an achieving delivery team plays in the success of customer loyalty and satisfaction.