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Etihad Airways appoints new general manager in Nigeria

Posted 16 May 2016 · Add Comment

Etihad Airways has appointed George Mawadri as its new general manager in Nigeria.

Mawadri served with British Airways for 19 years in Uganda, Kenya and Zambia in the East and Central Africa region, as well as the surrounding feeder markets of Zimbabwe, Malawi, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Sudan and South Sudan. 

“I am excited to take on this new role with Etihad Airways in one of the airline’s most dynamic markets,” said Mawadri. “I look forward to working with the team to find new and innovative ways of expanding our strategic corporate and trade partnerships, strengthening our commercial ties and providing our guests with Etihad Airways’ world-class service, comfort, and hospitality.” 

Danny Barranger, Etihad Airways’ senior vice president, global sales, said: “I am delighted that George will be leading our team in Nigeria to grow our business there. His extensive commercial experience and successful track record in the African aviation industry will be invaluable as he continues to develop awareness of Etihad Airways, making him the ideal candidate for this important position.”

 

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