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Thorsten Dirks joins Lufthansa’s Executive Board

Thorsten Dirks joins Lufthansa’s Executive Board

The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa has appointed Thorsten Dirks to the Executive Board of the Lufthansa Group. Thorsten Dirks will be taking over the responsibility for the Eurowings Group and the Aviation Services segment on 1 May 2017. He

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New president and CEO for Boeing

New president and CEO for Boeing

Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg today named Kevin G. McAllister president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, succeeding company Vice Chairman Ray Conner in that role. Muilenburg also appointed Stanley A. Deal president and CEO of Boeing Global

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Kaye Scholer joins with Arnold & Porter

Kaye Scholer joins with Arnold & Porter

Kaye Scholer will be joining with Arnold & Porter on January 1, 2017, to become Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP. Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP will have approximately 1,000 lawyers across nine domestic and four international offices. In

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Airline Talent Assessment and Talent Management During Times of Organizational Change

Airline Talent Assessment and Talent Management During Times of Organizational Change

Assessing and managing talent should be a continuous and integral part of managing an airline. Often it is forgotten until an external shock triggers the process. A “State of the Industry” analysis from Seabury Human Capital (SHC), a subsidiary of

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WFW hires new Dubai Partner

WFW hires new Dubai Partner

International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has appointed finance Partner Oliver Tebbit in the firm’s Dubai office. He was previously a Partner at Clyde & Co in the same city. Oliver has over 15 years’ experience advising on

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Boeing Commercial announces new head of sales

Boeing Commercial announces new head of sales

John Wojick, the vice president of sales and marketing for Boeing Commercial Airplanes is retiring after 36 years of company service, effective early 2017. Boeing has named Ihssane Mounir as his successor. In his new role, Mounir is responsible for

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AFI KLM E&M appoints new managers

AFI KLM E&M appoints new managers

Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) has set its official seal on the appointments of Vincent Metz as director strategy, Robert Pruim as vice president procurement, and of Rodolphe Parisot as vice president digital & innovation.

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Anderson retiring from Delta board of directors; Francis S. Blake named non-executive chairman

Anderson retiring from Delta board of directors; Francis S. Blake named non-executive chairman

The Board of Directors of Delta has announced that Richard H. Anderson has elected to retire as executive chairman effective this date. Francis S. “Frank” Blake, who has been lead director since May 2016, will succeed Anderson as Delta’s non-executive

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ERA announces new board members

ERA announces new board members

The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) has announced that Andrew Kelly (ASL Airlines Ireland), Ryan DeBrusk (Bombardier) and Robert Kuller (Rockton) have been elected as the new members of the ERA board. Simon McNamara, ERA Director General, says: “I am

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Airbus Group appoints François Auque and Thomas d’Halluin to lead venture capital activities

Airbus Group appoints François Auque and Thomas d’Halluin to lead venture capital activities

Airbus Group has appointed François Auque and Thomas d’Halluin to lead the European and US venture investment activities, respectively, of its “Airbus Ventures” initiative, which is the Silicon Valley-headquartered, early-stage investment funds, financed by Airbus Group, that operate with autonomy

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