Jet Airways appoints Athar Khan as Vice President
Jet Airways, India’s premier international full service carrier has appointed Mr. Athar Khan as its Vice President for Americas to leverage the sales and distribution strength of its partners – Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic and Air France KLM Royal Dutch Airlines – in order to increase high quality sales in North American markets.
Khan joins Jet Airways after having spent over two successful decades with leading international carriers such as Delta Air Lines, Qatar Airways and American Airlines. He has held various leadership positions around the world and most recently, was Director, Financial Services at Delta Air Lines. He has also led several critical assignments including the establishment and integration of various joint venture projects, accelerating growth and performance of critical routes in home markets and leading corporate and agency sales across the globe.
Welcoming his appointment, Marnix Fruitema, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Jet Airways said, “We are delighted that Athar is joining our team. Athar is a respected and passionate airline executive who will be reaching out to all our distribution partners to work closely together. We wish him all the success and will offer him every support in strengthening our worldwide sales.”
About Jet Airways:
Jet Airways is India’s premier international airline operating flights to 65 destinations, including India and overseas. Jet Airways’ robust domestic India network spans the length and breadth of the country covering metro cities, state capitals, and emerging destinations. Beyond India, Jet Airways operates flights to key international destinations in South East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, Europe and North America.
The Jet Airways Group currently operates a fleet of 119 aircraft, comprising Boeing 777-300 ERs, Airbus A330-200/300, Next Generation Boeing 737s and ATR 72-500/600s.