Cityjet appoints new chief commercial officer in advance of unveiling new brandPosted: July 30, 2014
Cityjet has appointed Patrick Lukan as chief commercial officer as the airline strives to ensure its future success as a newly independent regional airline.
Leading the commercial team, his responsibilities will include sales, pricing and revenue management, distribution, e-commerce, marketing, network planning and customer service.
The airline is headquartered in Dublin and has offices in Antwerp and London, with staff residing across Europe, in Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, the UK and Ireland.
Joining CityJet from Carlson Wagonlit Travel where he was senior director of global operations, Lukan brings more than 25 years of global travel and technology industry experience to his new role with CityJet.
He started his career at American Airlines and transitioned to Sabre where he held a variety of senior sales, operations and customer service positions in the US, Asia and Europe.
In 2005, he joined Travelport as general manager UK & Ireland where he was later promoted to vice president of global e-commerce sales.
CEO of Cityjet Christine Ourmières said Lukan’s experience in airline, technology, distribution and e-commerce would be “extremely beneficial” to the company.
Lukan said: “I am excited to take on this role at such an interesting time for CityJet. There are a variety of exciting changes underway because of CityJet’s new independence including the unveiling of our new brand later this year.”
Sourced from businessandleadership.com