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WestJet announces Kirsten de Brujin as Executive Vice-President, Cargo

WestJet has announced the appointment of Kirsten de Brujin, as Executive Vice-President, Cargo. De Brujin will join WestJet’s executive leadership team later this month, following a successful immigration process. De Brujin joins WestJet Cargo most recently from Qatar Airways, where she served as Senior Vice President Cargo Sales and Network…

Ex Ryanair executive joins Edinburgh Airport as aviation director

Kate Sherry, formerly director of route development at Ryanair, will oversee the Edinburgh Airport’s recovery from the impact of the current pandemic, taking over the role of managing airline relationships. Joining the airport’s Executive Team, Sherry will report to chief executive Gordon Dewar. “To have someone of Kate’s calibre joining…

ST Engineering revamps leadership

Singapore Technologies Engineering today announced leadership changes that will take effect on October 1.   Lim Serh Ghee, currently president of the ST’s Aerospace sector, will assume a new role as chief operating officer. Lim’s responsibilities include driving operational and cost efficiencies across the group and promoting further integration of its business…

Delta Cargo appoints new regional management team 

Delta Cargo has appointed Gonzalo Hernandez as general manager of cargo sales Asia Pacific. He starts his new role July 1 and in he will manage the cargo sales functions for Japan, Korea and throughout Southeast Asia, including the cargo business for Delta’s joint venture partnership with Korean Air. Jonathan Corbi,…

Lufthansa Technical Training and SAMC sign new agreement

On November 7, 2018, Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing Company (SAMC) and Lufthansa Technical Training, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik AG, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Airshow China in Zhuhai. The MoU intensifies a closer strategic partnership between the two companies in on-the-job training of skilled technicians. SAMC is…

APS names Robert Boggan as Chief Revenue Officer

Aircraft Propeller Service (APS) has appointed Robert Boggan as Chief Revenue Officer. In this role, Boggan will be responsible for all APS sales, marketing and business strategy activities. Working closely with APS President and CEO Daniel Colbert, he will leverage related leadership and management roles spanning over three decades in…

Johann Panier appointed AFI KLM E&M SVP Business Development

Johann Panier has been appointed to helm Business Development at AFI KLM E&M. Since 2014 he has been CEO of Barfield, an AFI KLM E&M Group subsidiary headquartered in Miami and a major player in the MRO market in the Americas. An alumnus of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et…

Haeco Americas appoints Bill Collins president, airframe services

HAECO Americas, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the HAECO Group, has announced that Bill Collins will join the company’s leadership team as president of airframe services. In this role, he will oversee the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) business segment of HAECO Americas. Collins has more than 30 years’ experience in…

Bombardier appoints Danny Di Perna Chief Operating Officer, Aerospace

Bombardier has announced the appointment of Danny Di Perna as Chief Operating Officer, Aerospace, effective September 15, 2018. In this new position, Danny will report directly to Alain Bellemare, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier and assume responsibility for leading the company’s aerospace engineering, procurement and transformation functions. Bombardier’s Aerostructures…

FLYdocs welcome André Fischer as new CEO

FLYdocs, the aviation data and records management software provider that manages the lease transfer of aircraft and assets, has appointed André Fischer as CEO. Fischer joins from AAR Corp, where he has held the position of VP Business Strategy for the past two years. His career spans over 20 years,…