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Etihad appoints new GM for South Africa

Posted 23 February 2015 · Add Comment

Etihad Airways, has appointed John Friel as its new general manager for South Africa.

Based at the airline’s offices in Johannesburg, he will be responsible for leading Etihad’s commercial operations in South Africa as it continues to grow its presence and operations across the region.

John, a 16-year veteran in the travel sector, has a strong understanding of managing the challenges and opportunities within the industry having worked for a number of leading international airlines, where he developed excellent contacts and worked closely with the tourism industry and across the aviation and travel trade, both in South Africa and abroad.

Born in Scotland, John has been living in South Africa with his family since 2002.

 

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