Major re-structuring and expansion plan announced for Dubai based ACMI carrier
Silver Air Limited has announced the appointment of Mr. Steffen Harpoth as the new Chief Executive Officer effective November 1st, 2007.
Mr. Harpoth is well known in the aviation business. He has served as board member on many international airlines and in very senior management positions which included Deputy President of SAS Group (Scandinavian Airlines Systems). He also served as CEO of FLS Aerospace (now SR Technics) one of the world’s leading total solutions providers of aircraft components, engine and technical services for both Boeing and Airbus aircraft.
Taking over the operations for Silver Air’s Dubai based fleet currently operating 3 Boeing 737-200 aircraft on an ACMI basis (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance & Insurance), Mr. Harpoth said: “Silver Air is a company well poised for rapid growth. They were early entrants in the field here and currently enjoy a solid reputation for professionally delivered operations and service. Our intention is to expand current services with a view to rapidly becoming a leading ACMI carrier operating out of the Gulf region.”
The group Chairman, Dr. Hamdan Al Shamsi also said: “We are delighted to welcome Mr. Harpoth and are certain that he will bring the experience, vision and skills required to take Silver Air into the next stage of its development.”
For further details please contact: Silver Air Corporate Communications Tel. +971 (4) 393 9957
Fax: +971(4) 393 8868
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