Etihad Airways appoints general manager to Korea
Etihad Airways has appointed Jinmoon Ahn as general manager for Korea, based in Seoul.
Ahn will lead the Abu Dhabi-based airline’s commercial strategy in South Korea and will be responsible for further strengthening Etihad Airways’ partnerships with travel trade partners and corporate customers.
Ahn held a number of sales and marketing roles at Air France-KLM before joining Etihad Airways in 2010 as Sales Manager Korea, the year Etihad Airways commenced daily flights between Seoul (Incheon) and Abu Dhabi, bringing with him more than a decade of airline sales experience.
Etihad Airways’ senior vice president global sales, Daniel Barranger, said Ahn had made a significant contribution to the airline’s commercial success in Korea since the start of its operations.
“Ahn’s wealth of knowledge and experience will be instrumental in further expanding Etihad Airways’ presence in the Korean market.”
Ahn said “I look forward to working with our industry partners, corporate customers and codeshare partner airlines – Korean Air and Asiana – to enhance Etihad Airways’ position in this market’
The role of general manager for South Korea reports to Etihad Airways’ regional vice president Asia Pacific North and Indian Subcontinent.