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2021/07/26 | AEROCONTACT | CAREER

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched an environmental sustainability training program together with the University of Geneva (UNIGE). While ...


Martin Apsel-von zur Gathen named new Head of Operations Planning & Steering at SWISS
2021/07/16 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

Martin Apsel-von zur Gathen has been appointed as SWISS’s new Head of Operations Planning & Steering. He will assume his duties on 1 August. Apsel-von zur Ga...


2021/07/15 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the appointment of Brendan Sullivan as IATA’s Global Head of Cargo with immediate effect. Sulli...


Ryanair announces 2000 new pilot jobs
2021/07/12 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (12th July) announced a recruitment drive for 2,000 new pilots to crew aircraft deliveries over the next 3 years as R...


Nominations Open for IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards
2021/07/08 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

Awards established in 2019, with Qatar Airways committing to sponsor for 10 yearsWinner in each category will receive $25,000 in prize moneyThe International Air Trans...


SWISS names Marco Willa as its new Head of Regional Sales Switzerland
2021/07/06 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

Marco Willa has been appointed as SWISS’s new Head of Regional Sales Switzerland. He will take up his duties on 1 September. Willa currently serves as the Luftha...


Southwest Announces 2022 Executive Leadership Plans
2021/06/24 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

Yesterday, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced that Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly will transition roles in early 2022, becoming the carrier's Exec...


Dominique Fehlmann to assume further leadership functions at SWISS
2021/06/14 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

Dominique Fehlmann, SWISS’s Head of Legal, Corporate Affairs & Compliance, is to take on the additional function of Head of Business Development & Execut...


Frontier Airlines Launches Pilot Hiring Program with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
2021/06/09 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

Frontier Airlines, Inc. has teamed up with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – the world’s largest, most comprehensive aviation and aerospace institutio...


Stefan Vasic named new Head of Marketing at SWISS
2021/06/04 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

Stefan Vasic has been appointed as SWISS’s new Head of Marketing. He will take up his new duties on 1 July. Vasic is presently the company’s Head of Sponso...