New appointment for Cheapflights

29th Sep 2006

Cheapflights is appointing Joe Sikorsky as Head of UK Marketing with effect from 2nd October.  Joe will be based in Cheapflights’ London office and will report to Cheapflights’ UK Commercial Director, Rob Passmore.

Joe was the Head of Digital at British Airways where he served for over eleven years.  He was listed in the UK 2005 “power people” in Digital Marketing. He joins Cheapflights from this post where he headed up BA’s digital channel strategy for the UK and also managed paid and organic search strategies. In all, Joe accrued seven years experience in digital marketing at BA. The airline was one of the first in the UK fully to embrace online marketing and created one of the world’s leading and most innovative airline websites.  Joe will build on Cheapflights’ achievements to date in its marketing and newsletter functions where his direct experience will be of huge value.

Commenting, Cheapflights’ Commercial Director, Rob Passmore said:
“We are thrilled that Joe has joined us in this central UK role.  Whilst we are proud of our record to date, we are immensely excited to have Cheapflights’ skill set augmented with Joe’s industry experience and track record.  He comes to Cheapflights as we embark on our second decade of hyper-growth and his experience at one of the airline industry’s most successful web sites will be of tremendous value to the Company.”

Joe Sikorsky added: “Cheapflights has a history of innovation and in fact pioneered online flight price search and comparison. After ten years, it still leads this important segment of the online travel market. I very much look forward to working with the team at Cheapflights and welcome the opportunity of working within one of the UK’s travel dotcom successes.”



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