New leadership for dnata Travel Group in Europe


Ailsa Pollard has been appointed as chief government of dnata Travel Group within the UK and throughout Europe.

She will begin in her new function in November.

Pollard will report in to the earlier holder of the function, John Bevan, who now oversees all features of the worldwide journey enterprise for dnata within the function of divisional senior vice chairman for journey.

Commenting on the appointment, Bevan stated: “We’re delighted that one other a part of the dnata household will now have the ability to profit from Ailsa’s experience and management.

“I’ve had the pleasure of working along with her for a variety of years and know our crew within the UK – in addition to our valued business companions – will take pleasure in working along with her and can go on, collectively, to attain nice issues.

“These are difficult occasions for all UK journey companies, and wish clear headedness, agility, honesty and dedication to navigate.

“Ailsa has all of these qualities, in addition to decisive strategic imaginative and prescient, a ardour for the client and operational know-how.

“Our UK organisation couldn’t be in safer hands.”

Pollard will assume accountability for all of dnata Travel Group’s UK-based manufacturers, together with Gold Medal, Travel Republic, Travelbag, Netflights and Sunmaster.

She will likely be head of a management crew and workforce numbering practically 800 individuals.

Pollard stated: “I’m wanting ahead to working with the UK crew to emerge stronger from the pandemic.

“I know how tough the last 18 months have been on our people, our brands, our customers and our partners, but we have very strong foundations and the support of a global business on which we can collectively build an exciting future.”



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