Velaitham takes over as AirAsia Singapore chief executive

Velaitham takes over as AirAsia Singapore chief executive Logan Velaitham will take over at AirAsia Singapore

AirAsia has appointed Logan Velaitham as AirAsia Singapore’s chief executive.

Logan was last posted to Singapore in May 2012 as country head of the Singapore operations, where he was responsible in expanding AirAsia’s presence in the island republic and Johor.

AirAsia Group chief executive, Tony Fernandes, said: “Our Singapore operations, which service 45 flights per day has become a very important part of our operations as we continue to grow in Singapore, which is a critical regional and international hub.”

Logan will continue his responsibilities to manage the current operations at the airport, as well as the administration of AirAsia Singapore’s office and employees.

A critical role for him is also to prepare AirAsia for further growth by working closely with the market and regulators and government agencies in Singapore.

Prior to his appointments as chief executive and country head, Logan was AirAsia regional head of customer experience.

With over 20 years in the aviation service, he has a wealth of experience in operations, service formulation, planning, implementation and execution of process for both in-flight and ground services.

Logan was also involved in formulating customer service strategies and automating processes in promoting self-service, to enhance the travel experience with AirAsia.

He played an instrumental role in setting up services for AirAsia Philippines, AirAsia Japan and the company’s long haul affiliate, AirAsia X.