The Board of Directors of BWIA West Indies Airways is extremely sad to advise that Peter Iland, Director of Sales & Marketing UK/Europe passed away yesterday afternoon (Sunday 21 May).Peter had worked for BWIA for some ten years and was an extremely popular figure in the UK aviation industry; he was current Vice-Chairman of the Foreign Airlines Association.
He had participated actively in Caribbean marketing and was a past board member for the Caribbean Tourism Organisation. Peter had rejoined BWIA in 1998 after a short spell with Laker Airways UK; prior to joining the airline he was with Cosmos and before that spent thirteen years with Pan-Am.
Peter Davies, CEO of BWIA stated: “Peter will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Lee and son Ben.”