Stan Little is Chief Executive Officer of Los Angeles-based Surf Air Mobility, Inc. (NYSE: SRFM) and is the founder of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Palm Beachbased Southern Airways, the largest commuter airline in the United States. He has been a practicing attorney since 2002 and has been admitted to both the Mississippi and Hawaii Bar Associations.
Little received his juris doctor degree from the University of Mississippi and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Tennessee, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He received the prestigious Eastland Scholarship at Ole Miss and also founded and operated multiple small businesses while in high school, college, and law school.
Stan has also been a restaurateur, cotton merchant, author, broadcaster, columnist, and magazine publisher, having started his first business at age 17. Since founding Southern Airways in 2013, Little has overseen the growth of the airline from two planes/three pilots up to its current 250+ daily departures and 700+ employees. Now a publicly-traded entity, the company has a market capitalization of over $100 million.* Stan and his wife Meredith split their time between homes in Los Angeles and Palm Beach. They have one child.
The Dutch Caribbean Cooperation of Airports (DCCA) is organizing the 1stInternational Sustainable Air Transportation event called “A Flight To The Future” in Aruba in November 2022. A one-week event filled with presentations, panel discussion, masterclasses and test flight demonstrations with the Pipistrel Velis Electro, the first certified electric aircraft, all with the purpose of sharing knowledge, creating dialogue on the future of aviation and on interisland connectivity in the Dutch Caribbean.