Airline Business chief executive interviews

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Every month, Airline Business interviews chief executives from around the globe. In the past four years, we’ve interviewed over 150. This is our complete listing of chief executives in alphabetical order.

Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways (20 February 2006)
Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways (22 November 2005)
Barrak Al-Sabeeh, Kuwait Airways (1 November 2007)
Adel Ali, Air Arabia (24 October 2006)
Gerard Arpey, American Airlines (1 December 2004)
Atef Abel Hamid, EgyptAir (24 November 2006)
Bill Ayer, Alaska Airlines (1 May 2005)
Azran Osman-Rani (1 November 2007)
Edgardo Badiali, GoAir (23 April 2008)
Edgardo Badiali, Myair (1 May 2007)
Ben Baldanza, Spirit Airlines (21 March 2006)
Jacques Bankir, Flybaboo (24 April 2008)
Dave Banmiller, Aloha Airlines (28 April 2006)
Dave Barger, JetBlue Airways (26 June 2007)
Skip Barnette, Caribbean Star and Caribbean Sun (21 November 2005)
Nico Bezuidenhout, Mango (22 December 2006)
Rahul Bhatia, Indigo (27 June 2007)
Sanjay Bhuckory, Air Mauritius (24 November 2006)
Andreas Bierwirth, germanwings (25 May 2006)
Giovanni Bisignani, IATA (1 July 2005)
Jason Bitter, SkyEurope (23 April 2008)
Matthijs Boertien, Denim Air (21 December 2006)
Marco Antonio Bologna, TAM (24 October 2007)
Marco Antonio Bologna, TAM (27 July 2006)
Marwan Boodai, Jazeera (16 April 2007)
Geert Boven, Etihad Airways (21 September 2006)
Hugh Boyle, Zoom Airlines (16 April 2007)
Warwick Brady, Mandala (24 April 2008)
Onno van den Brink, Transavia (25 April 2006)
Neil Burrows, SN Brussels and Virgin Express (23 January 2006)
Miguel Concepción Cáceres, Islas Airways (26 June 2007)
Peter Chen, EVA Air (27 July 2006)
Philip Chen, Cathay Pacific (1 February 2007)

Chew Choon Seng, Singapore Airlines (1 February 2004)
Tim Clark, Emirates (30 June 2006)
Conrad Clifford, Virgin Nigeria (15 January 2008)
Andres Conesa, Cintra (1 April 2005)
Fernando Conte, Iberia (1 March 2005)
Julian Cook, Flybaboo (19 February 2007)
Andrew Cowen, Sama (20 February 2006)
Alex Cruz, Clickair (5 October 2006)
Garry Cullen, Aer Arann (21 November 2007)
Ahmad Fuaad Dahlan, Malaysia Airlines (1 February 2005)
Tom Dalrymple, Flyglobespan (14 May 2007)
Mark Darby, Liat (19 February 2007)
Mark Darby, Liat (26 September 2006)
Mark Darby, Liat (24 September 2007)
Peter Davies, BWIA West Indies Airways (18 April 2006)
Tony Davis, Tiger Airways (21 May 2007)
Bill Diffenderffer, Skybus (25 September 2007)
Geoff Dixon, Qantas (24 September 2007)
Mark Dunkerley, Hawaiian Airlines (26 September 2005)
Jean-Marc Eustache, Air Transat (20 February 2007)
David Evans, BA CitiExpress (23 January 2006)
Tony Fernandes, AirAsia (1 April 2004)
Ercüment Filiz, Inter Airlines (26 June 2007)
Maurice Flanagan, Emirates (16 November 2005)
Peter Foster, Air Astana (28 March 2006)
Jim French, flybe (25 July 2007)
Rob Fyfe, Air New Zealand (30 October 2006)
Maurice Gallagher, Allegiant Air (20 March 2007)
Mohamed Ghelala, Air Burkina (15 January 2008)
Brett Godfrey, Virgin Blue (1 June 2005)
Lance Gokongwei, Cebu Pacific (24 July 2007)
Naresh Goyal, Jet Airways (21 November 2005)
Jerry Grinstein, Delta Air Lines (28 July 2006)
Niteen Gupte, Blue Dart (25 October 2006)
Simon Harford, Virgin Nigeria (4 October 2005)
Andrew Harrison, easyJet (23 April 2008)
Andrew Harrison, easyJet (28 March 2006)
Pedro Heilbron, Copa (21 November 2006)
Guillermo Heredia, ALMA (20 November 2007)
Peter Hill, SriLankan Airlines (22 November 2005)
Tim Hoeksema, Midwest Airlines (26 February 2007)
Joachim Hunold, Air Berlin (23 April 2007)
Lawrence Hunt, Silverjet (20 February 2007)
Idris Jala, Malaysia Airlines (19 March 2008)
Kifah Hasan Jabbar, Iraqi Airways (19 February 2007)
Alan Joyce, Jetstar (27 November 2006)
Isao Kaneko, Japan Airlines (1 January 2004)
Manzi Kayihura, Rwandair Express (21 June 2007)
Larry Kellner, Continental Airlines (24 October 2006)
Gary Kelly, Southwest Airlines (23 January 2006)
Bjorn Kjos, Norwegian (25 September 2007)
Joachim Klein, germanwings (25 May 2006)
Piotr Kociolek, Centralwings (25 October 2005)
Temel Kotil, Turkish Airlines (20 May 2008)
Temel Kotil, Turkish Airlines (20 December 2005)
Flemming Knudsen, Air Greenland (14 November 2006)
Wolfgang Kurth, Hapag-Lloyd Express (1 October 2004)
Maciej Kwiatkowski, centralwings (25 October 2006)
Richard Lake, Eastern Airways (31 May 2007)
Jorgen Lindegaard, SAS (25 October 2005)
Maunu von Lueders, Flynordic (30 May 2006)
Vijay Mallya, Kingfisher Airlines (26 June 2006)
Samer Majali, Royal Jordanian (22 January 2008)
Samer Majali, Royal Jordanian (5 April 2007)
Christian Mandl, SkyEurope (25 May 2006)
Mike McTighe, Arik Air (23 April 2007)
Stephen Miller, Oasis Hong Kong Airlines (30 October 2006)
Robert Milton, Air Canada (22 August 2006)
Robert Milton, Air Canada (1 October 2000)
Christoph Müller, TUI (22 November 2006)
Titus Naikuni, Kenya Airways (20 December 2005)
David Neeleman, JetBlue Airways (26 June 2007)
Khaya Ngqula, South African Airways (20 December 2006)
Haruka Nishimatsu, Japan Airlines (19 March 2007)
Ralph Norris, Air New Zealand (1 May 2004)
Gidon Novick, Comair/Kulula (22 December 2006)
Nachaat Numir, Syrian Arab Airlines (21 December 2006)
Geoffrey O'Byrne White, CityJet (22 February 2007)
Padraig O’Ceidigh, Aer Arann (7 April 2006)
Ulrich Ogiermann, Cargolux (23 October 2007)
Yoji Ohashi, All Nippon Airways (1 September 2004)
Constantino de Oliveira Junior, GOL (2 November 2007) VIDEO
Constantino de Oliveira Junior, GOL (24 October 2005)
Jonathan Ornstein, Mesa Air Group (23 October 2007)
Gabriel Gbenga Olowo, Bellview Airlines (24 November 2006)
Glenn Orsmond, 1Time (22 December 2006)

Doug Parker, America West (1 November 2004)
Praful Patel, Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation (16 November 2007)
Patee Sarasin, Nok Air (15 September 2006)
Fernando Pinto, TAP Portugal (17 June 2008)
Fernando Pinto, TAP Portugal (12 March 2007)
Jeff Potter, Frontier Airlines (19 February 2007)
Jeff Potter, Frontier Airlines MORE (19 February 2007)
Jeff Potter, Frontier Airlines (6 June 2006)
Fred Reid, Virgin America (17 October 2007)
Fred Reid, Virgin America (27 September 2005)
Steve Ridgway, Virgin Atlantic (27 September 2005)
Marc Rochet, L'Avion (25 July 2007)
Gary Rogliano, Maxjet (12 September 2006)
Emilio Romano, Mexicana (26 April 2006)
Haim Romano, El Al (24 October 2007)
Rusdi Kirana, Lion Air (26 September 2006)
Rusdi Kirana, Lion Air (27 July 2006)
Sabri Shadi, Libya (19 May 2008)
Alok Sharma, Air Sahara (4 September 2006)
Peter Simpson, BA CityFlyer (21 April 2008)
Kerry Skeen, Independence Air (1 June 2004)
Somchainuk Engtrakul, Thai Airways (21 November 2005)
Jean-Cyril Spinetta, Air France (17 December 2007)
Jean-Cyril Spinetta, Air France (1 July 2004)
Sheikh Talal Mubarak Abdulla Al-Sabah, Kuwait Airways Corporation (21 December 2006)
Ramki Sundaram, Air Deccan (22 May 2008)
Ralf Teckentrup, Thomas Cook (25 October 2005)
Sangey Tenzing, Druk Air (9 April 2008)
Greg Thomas, PrivatAir (25 July 2007)
Johan Vanneste, VLM (22 December 2006)
Jozsef Varadi, Wizz Air (27 September 2007)
Ajay Virmani, Cargojet (4 October 2006)
Girma Wake, Ethiopian Airlines (24 November 2006)
Willie Walsh, Aer Lingus (1 March 2004)
Willie Walsh, British Airways (27 October 2005)
Willie Walsh, British Airways (2 January 2007)
Willie Walsh, British Airways (18 February 2008)
Ray Webster, easyJet (10 February 2006)
Leo van Wijk, KLM (1 July 2004)
Thomas Winkelmann (25 September 2007)
Stan Wraight, Cargoitalia (23 October 2007)
Yang Yuanyuan, Civil Aviation Administration of China (21 August 2007)
Lawrence Zammit, Air Malta (31 January 2006)
Zhou Chi, Shanghai Airlines (22 August 2005)