Jet Airways appoints Vinay Dube as CEO

Jet Airways has appointed Vinay Dube as its Chief Executive Officer. Dube's appointment was approved by the Jet Airways board of directors at their last meeting held on 30 May 2017.

An accomplished industry leader and an aviation professional with close to three decades of global experience, Dube has an established track record at  complex, multinational organisations including varied roles at Delta Airlines, Sabre, and American Airlines in the US, Europe and Asia.

In his last role as senior vice president, Asia Pacific, for Delta Airlines Inc, Dube headed the region as business head and was also a Board Observer at China Eastern.

Naresh Goyal, chairman, Jet Airways, said, ''Vinay will lead the executive management committee to deliver on our strategic objectives, at a time when the Indian Aviation market is poised to develop manifold going forward.  In our recent past, we have made demonstrable progress towards achieving long-term goals. I am confident that under Vinay's leadership, we will accelerate the momentum of turning around the company to higher growth and profits resulting in all-round benefits to our employees as well as to our shareholders, as well as deepen our relationship with our strategic partner Etihad Airways.''