By Libya Herald staff.
Tripoli, 13 May 2014:
Dubai-based Emirates Airlines has appointed Haitham Al-Battawy as country manager for Libya and Egypt. He . . .[restrict]assumes the position after three years as country manager for the airline in Iraq.
The Middle East business portal AME Info has reported that in his new position Al-Battawy will be responsible for managing the commercial and operational aspects of Emirates’ business in Egypt and Libya, overseeing the sales and service functions for the airline’s passenger, cargo and airport operations.
“I am honoured to be joining the Emirates Northern Africa team and look forward to working in two evolving and very dynamic markets. Both these markets offer great potential for growth and with my team we are excited about the opportunity,” Mr Al Battawy was quoted as saying.
“On behalf of Emirates Airlines, we are thrilled to welcome Haitham to the role of Country Manager for Egypt and Libya,” Adil Al Ghaith, Emirates Vice President, Commercial Operations for Northern and Western Africa was also quoted as saying. “He has strong experience in the region and we have great confidence in his ability to help drive and grow business in these markets.”
Emirates Airline restarted flights to Tripoli in October 2012 after they were suspended on 23 February 2011. [/restrict]