AirFrance-KLM have appointed a new general manager for the UK and Ireland following an announcement yesterday (Tuesday 7).
Fahmi will take over the new role at the regional headquarters in London after being with the company for over 20 years. In the announcement, AirFrance-KLM stated “[He]has since built his career and experience within the company, leading him to hold several senior managerial positions within the organisation including Commercial Director in India and Pricing Director for the North Atlantic joint venture with Delta in the Netherlands”.
Former General Manager, Bénédicte Duval, has taken over the role of Cargo Vice President for Africa, based at the Air France headquarters in Paris.
Fahmi said: “I am delighted to be joining the UK and Ireland team and honoured to lead the Air France-KLM operation in what is one of the biggest markets for the group. Especially in the current climate, I look forward towards maintaining a strong regional presence for Air France and KLM across the regions, while working closely with our strategic partners to enhance our customer value proposition and create exciting network opportunities for our customers to reach the world once again.
As more and more of our planes take to the sky, I am also particularly looking forward to supporting our corporate clients getting back to business, helping our leisure passengers reach their holiday destinations, and most importantly, bringing families back together.
Finally, I would like thank Bénédicte Duval for her outstanding contribution and hard work in the UK and Ireland and for her inspirational leadership.”