26 Oct 2014 12:00
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Mr Dimitrios Karagkioules as General Manager for Thailand.
Karagkioules, who has more than 20 years of airline experience, takes up the
Bangkok-based role after five years in Athens as Etihad Airways General Manager
to joining Etihad Airways, Mr Karagkioules held a number of Athens-based sales
and marketing management roles at Continental Airlines and Delta Airlines.
Baumgartner, Chief Commercial Officer of Etihad Airways said: “We are delighted to welcome Dimitrios to
the Asia Pacific management team and wish him success in the new role.
“As General Manager for
Thailand he will have significant responsibility for the performance of the
Bangkok route – the busiest in the global network – and for our second Thai
Karagkioules said he was looking forward to the challenges of the new role and
was excited about the move to Bangkok.
“I am truly delighted to
have been appointed to the role and look forward to working with the local team
and industry partners to accelerate the airline’s growth in the Thai market.”
Karagkioules reports to Craig Thomas who is Etihad Airways Vice President for
Asia Pacific North and the Indian Sub-Continent, and also based in Bangkok.