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Egyptair announces new chairman and CEO

Egyptair announces new chairman and CEO

Captain Hossam Kamal has taken over the position of chairman and CEO of EgyptAir Holding Company.

Kamal brings more than 29 years of experience within EgyptAir and following his 2009 appointment as EgyptAir Holding vice chairman. 

According to EgyptAir during his tenure as a vice chairman, Kamal achieved a significant level of success as he played a substantial role in many influential projects that actively supported and enhanced EgyptAir’s performance.

Kamal is known for offering excellent business solutions, the company has said. He was a board member of EgyptAir Holding Company where he played a key role in the EgyptAir expansion plan and businesses modernisation. Moreover, Kamal chaired several strategic committees adopting the quality improvement in all EgyptAir subsidiaries and coordinating with Egyptian airports to bring forth simplifying the operation. He also led the EgyptAir investment plan committee that added positively to the development and cost reduction initiatives. Besides, Kamal headed the branding committee which managed the transition period of EgyptAir to the new brand and upgraded customer service. 

Captain Kamal is an active B777 pilot, trainer and examiner with experience exceeding 13,000 flying hours. His subsequent career within the flight operation sector brought him to the position of GM Flight Operations Training in which role he was involved in promoting safety and operational quality.