Etihad Airways has expanded its commercial team
in Saudi Arabia with the addition of two new sales positions in
the Riyadh and Jeddah offices.
The new appointments are Aiyaz Khot, Manager
Central Province, who is based in Riyadh and Imran Rakhangi,
Manager Western Province, based in Jeddah.
Etihad Airways’ Vice President - Global Sales,
Daniel Barranger, said, “Saudi Arabia is a key part of Etihad
Airways’ network. The growth of the KSA sales force reflects the
growing importance of this market for Etihad Airways. We are
pleased to welcome Aiyaz and Imran to our commercial team as the
Saudi market continues to develop.”
Both Aiyaz Khot and Imran Rakhangi recently took
up their new appointments and report to Fareed Al Alawi, Area
General Manager KSA.
Based in Riyadh, Aiyaz will oversee sales in the
Central Province. He joined Etihad Airways in 2007 and has held a
number of sales positions in India. He brings over 10 years of
experience in the airline and travel industry with extensive
knowledge working in sales and business analysis. He holds a
Masters in Business Management.
Based in Jeddah, Imran will oversee sales in the
Western Province. He joined Etihad Airways from Jet Airways where
he held the position of Country Manager – KSA, Western Province.
He has more than 15 years of sales and marketing experience,
having previously served as Country Customer Service Manager -
TNT, with British Midland and British Airways. He holds a Bachelor
Etihad Airways commenced services to the Kingdom
of Saudi Arabia in December 2004, and today operates a total of 43
flights weekly to Dammam, Jeddah and Riyadh.
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