Qatar Airways has appointed Ted Button as Senior
Vice-President of its new corporate jet subsidiary Qatar
Button, a veteran of the aviation industry, has more
than 25 years experience in jet aircraft management in the United
States and over 30 years as a professional pilot.
charge of the new subsidiary, which will begin operating with an
initial fleet of three Bombardier corporate jets next month, based
in Doha, capital of the State of Qatar.
Button joins the
company from New Jersey-based ProFlite, an aircraft charter and
management company, where he was President and Director of
Operations from 2006 until recently.
Button said, “The Middle East is underserved in the corporate aircraft
segment, and by utilising the Five Star service of Qatar Airways
as a model to build a new corporate jet venture is, I believe, the
right way forward to capitalise on this key market segment.”
Button will be responsible for the entire operation of the
corporate jet subsidiary, which will comprise two new Bombardier
Challenger 605 aircraft, due to be delivered later this month.
They will join a recently-delivered Bombardier Challenger 300
aircraft to Qatar Executive.
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