Ulaanbaatar, 6 November 2012 -Eznis Airways announces the appointment of George Cooper as its Chief Executive Officer effective of 6 November 2012.
Mr. Cooper brings more than 35 years of airline industry experience to Eznis Airways.
“Under his leadership, we believe, Eznis will further consolidate its achievements, embrace challenges and evolve as a sustainable and prosperous airliner”- says Bayanjargal Byambasaikhan, CEO of Newcom which owns Eznis Airways.
Mr. Byambasaikhan also thanks Mr. Sukhbaatar Munkhsukh who led the airline for the past two years. Mr. Munkhsukh is returning to Newcom from this secondment.
Mr. Cooper started his career as a pilot with British Airways where he worked for 26 years. He served at various technical and managerial positions including the post of the Director of Airline Business, overseeing BA-owned airlines - BA Regional, Brymon, Air Liberte, DBA and City Flyer Express.
Mr. Cooper was the Senior Vice President of SITA, the world’s leading authority in air transport communications and information technology. Later, he served as the Chief Executive of OnAir, successfully leading and developing the SITA-Airbus joint venture to a commercial breakthrough.
Prior to joining Eznis Airways, Mr. Cooper served as CEO of Wataniya Airways in Kuwait.