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New appointments for Ryanair

Ryanair has made a number of new senior appointments to its management team. John Tuite - Head of Finance. John joins Ryanair having previously been Head of Finance at Bank of Ireland Corporate. He has spent the past 21 years working for the Bank of Ireland Group, holding a range of senior roles....

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Superior Aviation Group promoted Keith Chatten to CEO of Superior Air Parts. Most recently the company’s executive vice president and general manager, Chatten joined Superior as vice president of engineering in 2013 after a 15-year career with Continental Motors....


Cathay Pacific Appoints Philippe Lacamp As Senior Vice President, Americas

Cathay Pacific Airways, named “Best Trans-Pacific Airline” in the 2015 annual Skytrax World Airline Awards™, has appointed Philippe Lacamp to senior vice president, Americas. In this role, he will oversee all facets of Cathay Pacific’s operations and commercial activities in the Americas, and will be based in the company’s U.S. headquarters in San Francisco. Lacamp...

Gordon Potter joins ACS as head of new Aircraft Sales Division

Air Charter Service has launched an Aircraft Sales Division and has hired Gordon Potter as director. “Our diversification strategy has led us to open this new division and we are delighted to welcome Gordon Potter who brings with him extensive experience in trading in aircraft sales and acquisitions. “ Justin Bowman, CEO of ACS said: “Our diversification strategy has le...

Marana Aerospace Solutions Continues to Add Senior Talent to its MRO Platform

Marana Aerospace Solutions (http://www.maranaaerospace.com) today announced that Matt Eaton has joined the company as vice president of sales. Eaton, who has spent the last 16 years exclusively in the MRO airframe side of commercial aviation, will be responsible for leading the continued growth of sales and services at Marana. In his role, Eaton will leverage Marana’s growing cu...

Ryanair Announces New Senior Management Appointments

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (30 Sep) announced a number of new senior appointments to its Management team, as follows: John Tuite – Head of Finance. John joins Ryanair having previously been Head of Finance at Bank of Ireland Corporate. He has spent the past 21 years working for the Bank of Ireland Group, holding a range of senior roles. Eamonn Hackett – Group...

AAR names M.J.Sharp new CFO

AAR CORP. a leading global aftermarket solutions company that serves commercial aviation and government customers worldwide, today announced that Michael J. Sharp has been appointed to serve as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, effective October 5, 2015. Mr. Sharp will replace John C. Fortson who is resigning and relocating to take a CFO position with a non-aviation company. Mr. Shar...

Queenstown Airport CEO Scott Patterson dies after short battle with cancer

Queenstown Airport (QAC) chief executive Scott Patterson has died after a short battle with cancer. He was 57. The airport confirmed the sad news in a media statement on Wednesday. Scott Patterson. (Queenstown Airport) Queenstown Airport chairman John Gilks said Patterson was a highly respected colleague and manager and would be “sorely missed by us all”. “On beha...

Flying Colours Corp. Expands Sales Team with Appointment of Clint Bloom

Flying Colours Corp is broadening the expertise of its sales team with the appointment of former Bombardier Aerospace interiors specialist Clint Bloom as Sales Manager - Interiors. Clint will be based in Tucson, Arizona, with a remit that covers the entire U.S. and Canada, as required. Reporting to Kevin Kliethermes, Director of Sales, Clint brings a wealth of experience to the company ass...

Aviation photographer Laird Kay focuses on fashion line

Aviation photographer Laird Kay is set to release a line of clothing and homeware inspired by his images of airports and planes. Laird Kay is a self-described “plane nerd.” When the light is just right and the wind’s coming in from the right direction, unless Kay is actually on a flight somewhere, you will find him out there with all his photography gear behind the Wendy&rsquo...

Former Direct Air boss up for bank fraud

Robert Keilman, the co-founder and former Chief Financial Officer of Direct Air (D1, Myrtle Beach), has pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit wire fraud and bank fraud during a hearing at a US District Court in Newark last week.  Ashbury Park Press reports Keilman admitted to colluding with two other unnamed airline executives to defraud a local New Jersey bank of between U...

Airbus Supersalesman Leahy Pushes Back Talk of Retirement

Airbus sales chief John Leahy, on whose watch the European planemaker has sold planes worth a trillion dollars, is set to remain in his post, pushing aside earlier talk of retirement, two people with knowledge of the decision said. Leahy, who turned 65 in August, has told colleagues he will stay in one of aerospace's most visible and highest-paid jobs for a "few more years", they...

AirwaysNews High Flyer Interview: Rajan Goswami, Delta Air Lines

Ranjan Goswami was promoted to vice president, sales – west at Delta Air Lines in December 2014. In that position, he is responsible for Delta’s West Region, including Los Angeles, along with other strategic markets: Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Denver and Phoenix. He also manages Delta’s marketing efforts and coor...

Man earns aviation honor, inspires son to follow the same interest

Darrel R. Gibson follows in the footsteps of his father, Darrel W. Gibson. The son is Menomonie Municipal Airport manager and owns Gibson Aviation Services in Menomonie. His father was Eau Claire Municipal Airport manager and owned Gibson Aviation Service in Eau Claire. “He has big shoes to fill,” Darrel R. Gibson said. Indeed. The senior Gibson, who lives near Chippewa Valley...

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The chairmen of West Ham United have said they were fortunate not to be on the doomed aircraft doomed aircraft which crashed in Essex on Saturday, killing two people. David Sullivan and David...