Jet Airways appoints four new senior executives

NEW DELHI: Jet Airways on Monday announced that it has appointed four new senior executives days after aviation regulator DGCA granted a revalidated Air Operator Certificate, allowing the airline to resume commercial flight operations. The AOC was granted to the airline on May 20. The airline has appointed Prabh Sharan Singh as chief digital officer, […]

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Tata Group appoints Campbell Wilson as CEO & MD of Air India

NEW DELHI: The Tata Group said that it has appointed Campbell Wilson as CEO & MD of Air India. Wilson is currently CEO of Singapore Airline’s low-cost subsidiary Scoot. Earlier this year, Tata Group had named Turkish Airlines Chairman Ilker Ayci as Air India’s CEO & MD, but he subsequently denied the position. Wilson, 50, […]

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Lt Gen Manoj Pande to be next Army chief, first engineer to hold the post

NEW DELHI: Lt Gen Manoj Pande will take the reins as the 29th Chief of the Army Staff after incumbent Gen MM Naravane’s tenure ends on April 30. Lt Gen Pande, currently serving as the vice chief, will become the first commander from the Corps of Engineers to take charge of the 1.3-million-strong force as […]

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Former Aviation Joint Secretary appointed as Principal Advisor to IndiGo’s MD

NEW DELHI: R K Singh, former Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation, has been appointed as Principal Advisor to IndiGo’s Managing Director Rahul Bhatia, a statement said on Monday. “RK, with over 36 years of experience working in different capacities in the Indian Government as an IAS officer (1985 – 2009) and later […]

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Raj Subramaniam to become President and CEO of FedEx

NEW DELHI: FedEx has announced that, effective June 1, 2022, Frederick W. Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will become Executive Chairman, and Raj Subramaniam, President and Chief Operating Officer, will be promoted to President and CEO. In addition, R. Brad Martin, Chair of the Board’s Audit Committee, is now non-executive Vice Chairman of the […]

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Tata Sons chief Chandrasekaran appointed Air India chairman

NEW DELHI: N Chandrasekaran, chairman of Tata Sons, has been appointed as the chairman of Air India by the airline’s board, aviation industry sources said on Monday. Salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Group had on October 8 last year won the bid to acquire debt-laden state-run Air India by offering Rs 18,000 crore for it. Tata Sons […]

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Jet Airways appoints Sanjiv Kapoor as CEO

NEW DELHI: Grounded carrier Jet Airways on Friday announced the appointment of Sanjiv Kapoor as the chief executive officer. His appointment to the post comes days after the airline brought in former Sri Lankan Airlines CEO Vipula Gunatileka as the chief financial officer. Kapoor, who is currently the president of Oberoi Hotels and Resorts, has […]

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Jet Airways appoints SriLankan Airlines ex-CEO Vipula Gunatilleka as CFO

NEW DELHI: Jalan-Kalrock consortium-owned Jet Airways on Tuesday announced the appointment of former SriLankan Airlines’ CEO, Vipula Gunatilleka as the Chief Financial Officer. “We are excited to welcome Vipula Gunatilleka to our young and energetic team. Vipula is an aviation expert and regarded as a turnaround specialist in the industry. “He has been shortlisted after […]

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