Roy Kinnear will join Air Malta as its new Chief Commercial Officer, the airline has announced.
Mr Kinnear will lead the airline’s Commercial Division, with responsibilities including revenue management, pricing, sales, marketing, customer experience, flight scheduling and the airline’s network. The appointment comes into effect on April 5th.
A seasoned airline professional, prior to joining Air Malta, Mr Kinnear held various senior executive positions with major European and Gulf carriers.
Commenting on the appointment, Air Malta’s Executive Chairman David G. Curmi said, “Roy joins Air Malta at a particular moment in time, during a pandemic which has thrown the airline industry into a very challenging phase. I am sure that Roy will bring with him the experience and knowledge to implement the necessary changes within the commercial activity of the airline to ensure that, once the pandemic is over, Air Malta is well-positioned to seize the opportunities that will no doubt lie ahead.”
Mr Kinnear added, “I am delighted to be joining Air Malta. Whilst the aviation industry and its associated economies have faced unparalleled challenges during this pandemic, I look forward to working with colleagues and stakeholders to best prepare for our emergence into brighter days ahead.”
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