AirAsia reshuffles leadership positions

AirAsia reshuffles leadership positions

AirAsia has announced the appointment of Amit Singh as the director of flight operations and Ganpathy Sampath as the head of engineering for AirAsia India.

Singh has 20 years of airline experience, with the last seven years dedicated to developing and managing budget airlines.

He has more than 11,000 flying hours on the Boeing B777 and Airbus A320 and has flown with Air India, IndiGo and Scoot.

Some of his key achievements have been in the field of flight operations, training and flight safety.

Singh was actively involved in the launch of IndiGo in 2006 and elevated to the position of Chief Pilot Training soon after.

Sampath has over 30 years of aviation experience having served at HAL, Jet Airways, Honeywell Aerospace and Go Airlines, where his career progressed from engineer to general manager.

AirAsia India chief executive Mittu Chandilya said: “We are proud to have Amit Singh and G.Sampath on board.

“AirAsia India will definitely benefit from their wealth of expertise and experience. I welcome both of them to the AirAsia India family.”