Subscribe Free
in Air Transport / People

Bouteiller named as CEO of Oman's Salam Air

Posted 4 October 2016 · Add Comment

Former CEO of Saudi Arabia's successful low cost carrier NAsair, Francois Bouteiller has been appointed chief executive of Oman's first budget airline, Salam Air

Bouteiller has more than 30 years experience in the industry. The former Swiss Air pilot was the cofoundr of FlyBaboo
Salam Air is due to begin operations before the end of the year with three leased A320s.
“It is a pleasure to welcome François Bouteiller on board. His wealth of knowledge in operational efficiency and experience in managing commercial and budget airlines makes him a most qualified person for this position at this critical stage of the airline’s journey,” said Eng. Khalid bin Hilal Al Yahmadi, chief executive of parent company ASAAS and chairman of Salam Air.
Bouteiller said he is proud to be part of the Salam Air launch.
“Given the proximity to 80 per cent of the world’s population, the Middle East is one of the fastest growing regions in the aviation industry, with Oman well positioned for growth. I look forward to harnessing the Sultanate’s full potential as a premier and affordable destination at the crossroads of continents,” he said.
 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Leonardo reinforces support services in the UAE with new achievements

Leonardo has reinforced its presence in the UAE as a key supplier of support and maintenance services through the AgustaWestand Aviation Services LLC joint venture with Abu Dhabi Aviation.

Emirates SkyCargo appoints Ross Barnett as UK cargo manager

Emirates SkyCargo has appointed Ross Barnett as Cargo Manager in the UK.

Saudia launches twice-weekly service from Manchester to Riyadh

Saudia has announced a twice-weekly service from Manchester Airport to Riyadh.

Royal Wings to operate direct regular flights from Aqaba to Beirut

Royal Wings, a subsidiary of Royal Jordanian Airline, will start operating direct regular flights between Aqaba and Beirut twice weekly from February 24, 2017.

Jazeera Airways commemorates Kuwait's National and Liberation days

Jazeera Airways has embellished an aircraft from its leet and dedicated gates at Kuwait International Airport with the national colours of patriotism to commemorate Kuwait's National and Liberation days.

Gulfstream G280 sets speed record in Dakar

Gulfstream Aerospace has said its Gulfstream G280 aircraft recently set another speed record in Africa, flying from Windhoek, Namibia, in the southern part of the continent to Dakar, Senegal, on the west coast. The flight took 7 hours

TAA
See us at
Aviation Africa 2017 BT 23F17Kuwait APADS BT1602270317IDEX BT180123022017