Etihad Airways appoints new GM for China

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Remco Althuis as its new general manager for China.

Remco is an aviation specialist with more than 19 years’ experience in sales and revenue management, marketing, e-commerce, and ground operations for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. For the past six years, he has been stationed in Chengdu, Guangzhou and Shanghai, most recently as the Air France-KLM regional manager for eastern China.

Peter Baumgartner, chief commercial officer of Etihad Airways, said that Remco would be a great asset to the airline’s fast-growing business in China.

“Remco brings to the role a wealth of industry knowledge, skills and experience from his almost two decades in aviation and a deep understanding of Chinese culture and business practices.”

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