Air Malta names Roy Kinnear as chief commercial officer
Air Malta has appointed Roy Kinnear as its new chief commercial officer. He will lead the airline’s commercial division and his responsibilities will include revenue management, pricing, sales, marketing, customer experience, flight scheduling and the airline’s network. His appointment comes into effect on April 5.
Kinnear is a seasoned and experienced airline professional and prior to joining Air Malta he held various senior executive positions with major European and Gulf carriers. Kinnear holds of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Ulster.
Commenting on this appointment Air Malta’s executive chairman David G. Curmi said, “Roy joins Air Malta at a particular moment in time during a pandemic which has thrown the airline industry into a very challenging phase. I am sure that Roy will bring with him the experience and knowledge to implement the necessary changes within the commercial activity of the airline to ensure that, once the pandemic is over, Air Malta is well-positioned to seize the opportunities that will no doubt lie ahead”.
Roy Kinnear added, “I am delighted to be joining Air Malta. Whilst the aviation industry and its associated economies have faced unparalleled challenges during this pandemic, I look forward to working with colleagues and stakeholders to best prepare for our emergence into brighter days ahead.”