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IATA nominates former CEO of IAG to take leading role

 IATA nominated Willie Walsh, the former CEO of International Airlines Group, as the new Head of the authority....


After shake-up in Minister Cabinet, Aeroflot elects new CEO

Aeroflot Airlines announced the appointment of a new CEO....


CEO of Boeing warns employees about sore job cuts

Dave Calhoun, the CEO of Boeing, stated that the manufacturer would cut much more staff by the end of 2021 than it was considered earlier in 2020. The announcement came as an unpleasant consequence following the company’s financial results of Q3 2020. ...


Virgin Australia hires first female CEO, ex-boss of JetStar

Virgin Australia Group, the parent company of Virgin Australia Airlines, confirmed the resignation of its chief executive Paul Scurrah. The group announced that the new CEO of the struggling airline would become Jayne Hrdlicka, a former boss of budget airline JetStar....


Reports suggest fate of Virgin Australia CEO hangs in balance

Virgin Australia chief executive Paul Scurrah can be replaced in the nearest future due to disagreements with airline’s owner Bain Capital, reports suggest....


Qantas drops International CEO with overseas flights grounded

The Qantas Group has revealed that the airline’s head of International services will leave the group as overseas flights will continue to remain grounded until at least mid-2021....


Calhoun takes Boeing lead as CEO, Muilenburg gets $80M on exit

On January 13, 2020, David L. Calhoun is starting his role as the president and chief executive officer of the Boeing company. Calhoun is replacing the company’s previous head Dennis Muilenburg, who is believed to have lost the role due to the 737 MAX crisis....


Ryanair averted grounding third of fleet over maintenance

Back in 2018, Ryanair was facing a grounding of approximately a third of its fleet over a problem with maintenance certificates before the company’s Chief Operations Officer (COO) stepped up and saved the day, reports indicate. The COO in question, Peter Bellew, is now leaving the Irish low cost carrier for an equivalent role at its arch-nemesis easyJet ‒ a move against which Ryanair is fighting tooth and nail in court. ...


Garuda Indonesia CEO to be sacked over smuggled Harley Davidson

Garuda Indonesia CEO Ari Askhara could be fired after being accused of  using the airline’s Airbus A330-900 delivery flight to smuggle Harley Davison motorcycle avoiding millions in taxes. ...


United Airlines CEO to step down

Oscar Munoz, the Chief Executive Officer of the United Airlines, is stepping down in May 2020, to be replaced by J. Scott Kirby, the U.S. legacy carrier announced on December 5, 2019. ...