Jet Airways has appointed Gary Kenneth Toomey, 58, as its new chief executive officer (CEO) a week after Nikos Kardassis resigned from the post.
Toomey, an Australian national, has earlier served as deputy CEO of Qantas and CEO of Air New Zealand Group and Airlines PNG in Papua New Guinea.
He also was a member of the chief executives’ board of Star Alliance in 2001.
Jet Airways’ chairman Naresh Goyal said: “We need a dynamic executive with deep knowledge of and experience in the airline industry to lead the next phase of our development. Toomey has extensive experience in domestic and international airline management, and the right credentials and skills to take Jet Airways forward.”
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