Category Archives: People

DFS takes the helm at A6 Alliance

Professor Klaus-Dieter Scheurle, chairman and chief executive of Germany’s DFS, has become the new chairman of the Steering Board of the A6 Alliance of European … More ››

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LVNL CEO Paul Riemens departs for RAI

Paul Riemens will be standing down as chief executive and chairman of Air Traffic Control The Netherlands (LVNL) with effect from 7 April in order … More ››

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O’Donnell to head Metron Aviation

Metron Aviation has named Dan O’Donnell as its next president. Dan was previously vice president of business development for ACSS (an L-3 Communications & Thales … More ››

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NATS confirms Rolfe as chief executive

Martin Rolfe is confirmed as the new chief executive officer of UK air navigation services provider NATS following a full selection process. Rolfe has led … More ››

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Tyler to retire as IATA director general and CEO

The International Air Transport Association (IATA)  chief Tony Tyler is to retire in June 2016 after serving five years in the position. “Tony Tyler is … More ››

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Gibson, Lawrence to head FAA’s unmanned effort

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected Marke Hoot Gibson and Earl Lawrence for two executive-level positions that will guide the agency’s approach to safe, … More ››

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Walker to head Lockheed Martin UK’s IS&GS

Lockheed Martin has appointed a new vice president to lead its ICT business in the UK and Europe. Justin Walker will serve as regional lead … More ››

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Eve of Destruction

Aviation psychologist Professor Robert Bor discusses Germanwings flight 4U 9525 and pilot suicide A popular but dated image of pilots probably derives from war movies … More ››

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China’s Liu becomes ICAO secretary general

The UN aviation agency International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has appointed  Dr Fang Liu of China as its new secretary general. Dr Liu succeeds France’s … More ››

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Helios opens new office in Slovakia

Aviation consultancy Helios has opened a new office in Žilina Slovakia as part of its ongoing growth in Europe. “We have had a presence in … More ››

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