Etihad Airways has appointed Mahfood Al Harthy
as its new General Manager for Oman.
Mahfood joins Etihad Airways from Gulf Air
where he held a number of senior sales positions in Bahrain,
Indonesia, the South Pacific, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Singapore,
Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
“Mahfood has more than 20 years of aviation
experience and a doctorate in Business Administration from the
University of Liverpool. He has the right credentials to
accelerate the growth of our business in Oman,” said Etihad
Airways’ Chief Commercial Officer, Peter Baumgartner.
“Oman is a key market for Etihad Airways’ network strategy, where
we currently operate 20 services a week to its capital, Muscat. We
are pleased to welcome Mahfood to our commercial organisation to
lead the team into the next phase of development as the Omani
market continues to grow.”
Mahfood said, “I am excited about working for
Etihad Airways in my home country and look forward to further
establishing our strong brand and service in the market while
working closely with our trade partners and local industry
stakeholders to build on our current success.”
Mahfood takes up the new appointment on 7 May 2012,
reporting to Regional General Manager Middle East, Maen Abdul
Etihad Airways started operations to Muscat
in March 2006.
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