has appointed Barry Brown the new Emirates Vice President for Australasia,
Barry a 23 year veteran of the airline industry has worked in various roles
within the region, including Chief Commercial Officer at Oman Air and similar
roles at both Sri Lankan Airlines and Hazelton Airlines in Australia.
full media release from Emirates can be read below:
appoints new Vice President Australasia
DUBAI, U.A.E., 28th July 2010 – Emirates announced
on Wednesday, the appointment of Barry Brown as its Vice President for
Brown, originally from Sydney, has more than 23
years experience in the airline industry and in his new role will be
responsible for Emirates’ commercial operations in both Australia and New
Prior to his appointment at Emirates, Brown was
employed as the Chief Commercial Officer with Oman Air and before that he held
similar positions with SriLankan Airlines and Hazelton Airlines in Australia.
Richard Jewsbury, Emirates’ Senior Vice President,
Commercial Operations, Far East & Australasia, said: “I am pleased to welcome Barry
Brown to Emirates as Vice President Australasia and the entire team is looking
forward to working with him.
“Barry will be overseeing Emirates’ third largest market; we currently
operate 70 flights a week between Dubai and Australia into the four gateways of
Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane.
“Emirates also operates 28 flights a week to two gateways in New Zealand,
Auckland and Christchurch.”
Brown said, “I am really excited to take on this new
role, and to working with the team in this region as we continue to build on
the success of Emirates and our commitment to both Australia and New Zealand.
We have a lot happening over the next few months including the upgrade to the
state-of-the-art Boeing 777-300ERs on key routes and the Emirates Melbourne
Cup, a race which this year celebrates its 150th running.”