BWIA’s head of sales for UK dies

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.”